We’re going to Barbados and you can come too— 10 January 2013
Yorkshire will defend their Barbados Twenty20 Cup in March after confirming they will travel to the island for this year’s pre-season tournament.
After defeating Warwickshire in last year’s final, the Tykes will renew their rivalry with Hampshire, who they met in last season’s FLt20 final at Glamorgan, in the opening game of the tournament at the Kensington Oval on Saturday March 16.
Along with the Royals, we are joined in the tournament with Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Nottinghamshire, Warwickshire and two local teams from the island.
In addition to the T20 tournament, Andrew Gale’s men will play two two-day friendlies against Derbyshire on Tuesday March 19 and Nottinghamshire on Friday March 22 at Windward CC.
“We are delighted to be returning to Barbados to defend our title,” said Director of Cricket, Martyn Moxon.
“Barbados is a perfect location for our pre-season programme. From the excellent facilities to the competitive nature of matches and not forgetting the guaranteed warm weather, you can’t ask for a better location to prepare for the new season.
“We have a lot to work on between now and then, but come March we will be ready for a solid pre-season.”
The team fly out on Monday March 11 and the first week will see the players train and play a two-day squad match amongst themselves.
Supporters can also join the team on this fantastic tour and enjoy the rich delights that Barbados has to offer. Working with our official travel partner, especially Barbados, we have launched a once-in-a-lifetime Yorkshire CCC Supporters Tour.
Please download the official brochure under the related content section on the left-navigation of this story for all the details of the various packages. Bookings can be made direct with especially Barbados by calling them on 01283 712233 or visit the website www.especiallybarbados.com
Yorkshire XI v Yorkshire XI
Yorkshire v Hampshire
Semi Finals & Final
Yorkshire v Derbyshire
Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire