AUSTRALIAN cricket legend Merv Hughes is bringing his touring side, the Merv Hughes XI, to Chard for a 40-over match tomorrow (Wednesday, August 15).

Hughes, now 56, was a menacing fast bowler who took 212 wickets in 53 Test matches for Australia between 1985 and 1994 with a best of 8-87.

Wednesday’s match begins at 1.30pm and is sure to be an entertaining affair with some classy players on show.

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