Table Cricket: Christmas Competition with Rob Jones
Lancashire star lights up Table Cricket Christmas Competition at Emirates Old Trafford
Lancashire batsman Rob Jones made it a Christmas to remember for participants in the Lord's Taveners Lancashire Table Cricket Competition held at Emirates Old Trafford.
10 schools in the Greater Manchester area came together for a Christmas celebration of Table Cricket, part of the national competition which was eventually won by Redwood School of Rochdale.
Jones attended the competition for a second successive year, to cheer on the teams before handing out medals and certificates to participants at the end of the day.
Watch: Table Cricket Competition with Rob Jones
The Lancashire Cricket Foundation, in partnership with the Lord’s Taverners provides a Table Cricket pathway for young people with a disability.
Table Cricket is played on a table tennis table, side panels and sliding fielders are placed around the table to form an arena. A small ball and ramp are used to bowl and wooden bat allows players to score runs.