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Barns Green Cricket Club, a friendly Sunday cricket club playing in the West Sussex Invitation League in England, have arrived in the capital city and will play 10 friendly matches during their nine-day stay in Kerala. 

Published: 21st February 2017 09:50 PM  |   Last Updated: 22nd February 2017 04:09 AM   |  A+A-

Barns Green is touring the state in association with the Kerala Cricket Association and Thiruvananthapuram District Cricket Association with a group of 54 comprising 36 players and their families

By Express News Service

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Barns Green Cricket Club, a friendly Sunday cricket club playing in the West Sussex Invitation League in England, have arrived in the capital city and will play 10 friendly matches during their nine-day stay in Kerala. 


Barns Green is touring the state in association with the Kerala Cricket Association and Thiruvananthapuram District Cricket Association with a group of 54 comprising 36 players and their families. These include their youth team with players aged between 12 to 19 years. 


The club members landed in Kerala on February 17. All of their matches will be conducted at the KCA - St Xavier’s College Ground in Thumba.

This is the club’s third visit to Kerala and they hope that the latest tour will “lead to long-lasting friendships and cricketing partnerships with the new friends in Thiruvananthapuram”.


Barns Green comprises of three competitive adult teams who play in the West Sussex Invitation League as well as seven youth teams from under-9s to under-16s.

Their first and second teams have been promoted twice in the past two seasons which has led the club to form a third team to compete in the league. 



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