Tuesday 1 May 2007 

Your Chance To Join The Essex Team

Essex County Cricket Club is giving you the chance to be Essex 12th man for the day when the Eagles take on Southend United FC in a Twenty20 charity cricket match at Roots Hall on Bank Holiday Monday May 7.

The Essex CCC website (www.essexcricket.org.uk) is running an auction up until 9.00am on Thursday May 3rd.

All proceeds from the winning bid will be split between the Essex & Southend Sports Trust (EASST) public appeal to raise funds for the Cricketing Centre of Excellence at Garon Park, Southend and Southend United Community and Education Trust (SUCET).

Bids have been coming in over the last few days but you still have two days left to get your own bid in.

As 12th man you will be given a once-in-a-lifetime entry into the inner sanctum of Essex County Cricket Club, taking part in the warm-up with your fellow squad members and fulfilling all the duties expected of someone in that role.

To enter, simply email your bid to the following address, together with your name and a contact number to:

administration.essex@ecb.co.uk

The winner will be notified on Thursday May 3 and announced on the website the following day.