Birmingham Ashes Cricket Breakfasts
Gala Events hosted two Ashes cricket breakfasts for the Third Test Match between England and Australia at Edgbaston, Birmingham on Thursday 30 and Friday 31 July 2009, at The St John's Hotel, Solihull.
The Thursday featured former England Captain, Graham Gooch and former Australian internationals, Darren Lehmann and Jason Gillespie as guest speakers. The Friday saw Gooch and former Australian fast bowler Merv Hughes, recall some fabulous stories.
Guests also received a match programme, bucks fizz reception, coach transfer to Edgbaston and a good match ticket to watch the action.
After fantastic bowling from James Anderson and Graham Onions put England in charge, some fine batting on day 5 from Michael Clarke and Marcus North, rescued the Australians and ensured the match was drawn.