The Cricket Web Green player after finding out that he had not been selected for the Greens was give an offer by an England team to play against a Michael Slater team. He walked onto the Beach to meat his 4 team-mates, Ian Bell,Geraint Jones,Darren Gough and Phil Tuffnell, the last 2 here doing media work on the Dev. League.
The Michael Slater team came out, Slater,Mark Taylor,Steve Waugh,Stewy MacGill and Glenn McGrath. The format would be 3 matches, 8 ball-overs, 10 overs an innings.
The first match was ready to start when Slater and Gough walked out for the toss in front of 976 spectators, Slater won the toss and batted and his team wracked up 246/3 with Taylor scoring 203 off 64 balls. the England team made 97 with McGrath taking 3 wickets in a great spell.
For the next match, Gough won the toss and Ian Bell walked out made 193 and walker back in again, The final score was 228/1. The Slater team managed 205/1 with Slater making a slow 196 and at 7:00 pm Gough and Slater walked out for the third time of the day. Slater won the toss and fielded first. Jamee999 came in at 5/2 and hit a huge 202* in the team score of 207/2 , The Michael Slater team were bowled out for 140 at 10:21 pm and The England team lifted the Michael Slater testimonial Trophy.