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Calvin Priest flying to Oz for Over-50s World Cup

Shropshire Over-50s opening bowler Calvin Priest is heading Down Under to play in a World Cup.

England squad including Calvin, back row third from left.
England squad including Calvin, back row third from left.

Calvin, who still plays regular Birmingham League cricket for Shifnal, has been selected as a member of the England Counties 50+ squad for the inaugural Over 50s Cricket World Cup.

The tournament is taking place in Sydney from November 20-December 5, with England facing teams from Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Wales, Canada and Pakistan.

In the competition Down Under, each team all the others in a round-robin series, with the top four teams going forward to the semi-finals.

Shropshire 50s+ Organiser Martin Chambers said: “Everyone connected with Seniors cricket in Shropshire is thrilled to see Calvin selected as part of the England Counties 50+ squad.”

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