The purpose of the Duchess of Rutland XI cricket team is to build profile and raise funds for the Belvoir Cricket & Countryside Trust.
In recent times the Duchess XI have hosted:
- Sir Time Rice’s Heartaches XI
- The Sir Donald Bradman Foundation
- Overseas teams from South Africa and Australia
- Local representative teams
- The MCC
The Duchess XI host the MCC annually and have done since 2010.
The day culminates in a magnificent MCC dinner at Belvoir Castle hosted by Her Grace The Duchess of Rutland.
The purpose of the Duchess of Rutland XI is to: Build profile and raise funds for the Belvoir Cricket & Countryside Trust
- Interact with high-level contacts in the cricketing world – MCC, Bradman Foundation, Arundel Castle, etc
- Provide “East Midlands Representative” matches for young players against international opposition
- Encourage and reward BCCT supporters and volunteers
Duchess of Rutland XI v MCC date to be confirmed shortly.
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