James and Oliver Phelps to take part in charity cricket match
Weasley twins actors James and Oliver Phelps are extremely well known for their charitable work and as sports fans, have taken part in various matches of different kinds to raise money for worthy causes. According to the Redditch Standard, the Phelps twins have now signed up for another charity team.
The twins are set to join the Bunburys – known as being the biggest charity cricket team in the world and who have raised more that £17 million in the past – who will be playing against Harry the Fish X1, a team put together by teenager and avid cricket lover Harry Dyke and tha has organized this charity match with Bunburys founder Dr. David English.
The cricket match will take place at Ragley Hall in Alcester, Warwickshire, on Sunday, June 14, with the hopes of raising £20,000 for Leukemia and Lymphoma Research, along with the English Schools Cricket Association. Ex-England player David Smith has also been announced to join the Phelps’ on the Bunburys team, while sports stars Paul Merson, Ryan Sidebottom, and Chris Whelan will be joining Dyke’s team.
Not only will the day include the charity match, but it will also include an auction, with items already being donated by Bee Gees singer Barry Gibb and the English cricket team. About the upcoming event, Dyke stated,
Cricket is a big passion of mine, and I’m delighted to have my own team to play the Bunburys
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