Former Australian representative Peter Taylor, will be gracing the cricket pitch in the town green at Central Park in March, 2018.
Wingham High School year 12 students are holding their inaugural Charity Shield Match, and have invited the former cricket great to participate in the fundraising T20 game.
The ‘Students’ team will come up against the ‘Teachers’ team, who have the unfair advantage of being assisted by Peter Taylor.
Peter Taylor was first selected to play test cricket for Australian in 1986-1987. He was considered the Australian One Day International team’s prime spin-bowler in the 80s and 90s, and won Man of the Match in four One Day International matches.
Wingham High School’s graduating class of 2018 have selected the Westpac Rescue Helicopter Service as their charity of choice. The Westpac Helicopter plays a significant role in supporting our local community and many of our local families have benefited from their services.
On the night the school will be auctioning a cricket bat signed by the 2018 English team and raffling off the signed game ball from the fundraising match.
Wingham Beef Exports are coming to the party and will be cooking up pulled pork and brisket burgers for sale on the night.
The match is set for Tuesday March, 20 at Wingham’s Central Park and the school is inviting the community to attend.
Arrive at 6pm for a 6.15pm start to the game.
Gold coin donations will be collected by year 12 students on the night.