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Sporting Lunch with Ronnie Irani - Book Now

9 months ago By Rob Warner

Thursday 16th March sees us welcome the former England and Essex cricketer as Guest Speaker at our Sporting Lunch.

Held in the marquee on the main ground, our MC will be Pat Murphy who will introduce our guest speaker Ronnie Irani (profile below).

Ticket Price £60 per person or £550 per table, 10 maximum
Dress: Suits/Jackets / Smart Casual (ie not Black Tie)
Bar Opens 12 noon
Lunch served from 1.15pm

For tickets, contact Colin at colinbanton01@gmail.com or 07971 568348

Ronald Charles "Ronnie" Irani (born 26 October 1971) is a former England cricketer who spent most of his career at Essex County Cricket Club, latterly as captain, after starting at Lancashire. He played only three Tests for England, with decidedly mixed success, but found a niche in One Day Internationals, where he gained much praise for his performances. Irani was a genuine all-rounder until a knee injury in 2003 forced him to stop bowling and play as a specialist batsman. The recurring nature of this injury led to Irani being forced to retire from first-class cricket in June 2007.

At Essex, Irani helped bring through promising players such as Alastair Cook and Ravi Bopara as well as winning two major One-Day Titles. Professionally he scored over 20,000 runs and took more than 650 wickets during his career.
He announced his retirement from first-class cricket at the end of the 2007 season.

Updated 21:10 - 17 Apr 2017 by Rob Warner

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