Lincolnshire cricket gears up for Norwegian visit

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County and ECB Premier League players are gearing up for the visit of the Norwegian U19 cricket team whose first experience will be two T20 matches on July 15.

Nettleham CC hosts morning and afternoon games against Lincolnshire U16s, starting at 11am.

A full 100 over fixture takes place the next day at Owmby CC at 11am and on Thursday, the visitors meet an ECB Premier League representative XI at Sleaford CC, starting at 10.30am.

This team, captained by Jack Hughes of Woodhall Spa, will include Sleaford and Lindum opening bats, Louis Kimber and Will Wright, both 17.

Also in the provisional side are 15 year old wicketkeeper Jack Timby and 14 year old bowler Lewis Holmes, both Woodhall Spa players and spinner Angus Youles who is in his first year of Premier League cricket with Billingborough.

Friday, the last day of the tour, sees the Norwegians playing a Mark Fell Academy XI at Collingham, again at 11am.