Lord Mayor’s cricket match raises plenty for worthy charities
More than 300 people attended the City’s most eagerly-anticipated cricket match over the weekend in aid of the Lord Mayor’s appeal.
Actor Damian Lewis’ Bobby Axelrod’s XI triumphed over the Lord Mayor’s team by five wickets, notching up the necessary 120 with plenty of wickets to spare.
The match was played at the stunning ground of the Honourable Artillery Company just off City Road near Moorgate.
The Lord Mayor’s appeal is the City-wide charity effort, this year dedicated to creating A Better City for All – “one that is inclusive, healthy, skilled and fair.”
Attendees included West Indian cricketing legend Michael Holding.
Charities including Place2Be, OnSide, the Samaritans and The Duke of Edinburgh’s award all benefited from the ticket sales.
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