Tuesday 10 June 2008 

Durham Name Squad For Twenty20 Opener

Durham Dynamos start their Twenty20 Cup campaign tomorrow night (Wednesday 11 June) at Riverside with no less than nine players with international experience in their line up.

Shaun Pollock and overseas star Albie Morkel are both set to make their Durham debuts. Paul Collingwood has been made available by the ECB to play in this fixture and Liam Plunkett also returns from injury.

The entertainment won’t just be restricted to the crease, sparks will fly from fountains as the teams enter the field, and the superb Durham Allstarzz dance group will be entertaining and interacting with the crowd before and during the game. There will also be face painters and balloon modellers keeping youngsters entertained around the ground.

Tickets are now on sale for all of Durham’s Twenty20 Cup fixtures, a season ticket for all five games is priced at £40 for adults and £20 for juniors. Two match passes are available for £20 for adults and £10 for juniors. These passes must be purchased in advance of the games you wish to attend. Individual match tickets are also available and are priced at £12 for adults (£15 on the day) and £5 for juniors (£6 on the day).

Important Spectator Information

Ticket Collections

Pre booked tickets should be collected from Gate 3 at the ground from 4.00pm.

Alcohol

Spectators are not permitted to bring any alcohol into the ground for Twenty20 Cup matches.

Gates Opening Times

Gates open at 4.00pm, please note that searches will take place before admission into the ground so we advise spectators to arrive early.

Car Parking

There is ample parking at the Riverside Complex, this is a pay and display facility with a tariff of £1.50 for up to 4 hours stay and £2.40 for up to 6 hours. There is no in ground parking available to the public.

Squad

Michael Di Venuto (23)
Phil Mustard (19) (Wicket-keeper)
Paul Collingwood (5)
Will Smith (2)
Dale Benkenstein (44) (Captain)
Albie Morkel (81)
Shaun Pollock (7)
Gareth Breese (70)
Liam Plunkett (20)
Paul Wiseman (8)
Mitchell Claydon (25)

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