Andrew Flintoff set for 'big bash' with rugby league stars

A capacity crowd of 2,000 is expected at Grappenhall to see the likes of Mark Ramprakash, Devon Malcolm, Dominic Cork, Gladstone Small and Phil de Freitas featuring in Flintoff's England legends side.

updated: May 23, 2013 23:43 IST
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London: Andrew 'Freddie' Flintoff may no longer be a member of the England side but that won't stop him from returning to cricket duty for Twenty20 action with an Australian twist.

With the Ashes underway, Flintoff -- victorious in his one-bout boxing career -- will be back on more familiar territory with two Twenty20 matches involving English and Australian cricket stars of yesteryear.

Also taking part in the Betfred Big Bash Challenge at the Grappenhall ground in Lancashire, north-west England, on July 30, will be players from the nearby Warrington Wolves rugby league club.

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