Lashings head to Abu Dhabi
Lashings World XI will take on two sides in Twenty20 matches in Abu Dhabi this week. The lashings squad boasts a total of 471 Test caps between them and include Graeme Hick, Philip DeFreitas, Devon Malcolm, Ed Giddings, Chris Silverwood, Adam Hollioake, Marvan Atapattu, Dinesh Mongia, Chris Cairns and Grant Flower.
“I cannot tell you how bowled over we are at the unexpected surprise that is Abu Dhabi itself and the fabulous and fantastic Emirates Palace, where we are staying,” said David Folb, chairman of Lashings.
Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa