Harry Potter stars, ex-Arsenal and Posh players to play in Norma Major cricket match at Alconbury

THE twins from the Harry Potter films will line up alongside celebrity sportsmen in Friday’s Dame Norma Major cricket match for Mencap.

James and Oliver Phelps, better known as Fred and George Weasley, will join Shergar jockey Walter Swinburn, England cricketer David Smith, former Arsenal winger Perry Groves and ex Peterborough United goalkeeper Joe Lewis to play James Major’s side at Alconbury Sports and Social Club.

In its 21-year history, the cricket match has raised more than �70,000 for the Huntingdon branch of Mencap, which provides care and support to people with learning disabilities.

As well as the match there is the clubhouse, marquee, beer tent, Bombardier bus, tea and biscuits, barbecue, silent auction, Audi car display and an ice cream van.

INFORMATION: The match starts at 2.30pm, gates open from midday. Tickets �5 for adults, �3 for concessions, �15 for families and under-sevens are free. Alconbury Recreation Field, Great North Road, Alconbury.