Former England opener Alan Butcher will be the guest at the next meeting of the Midland Branch Cricket Society, which takes place at Edgbaston on 22 October, starting at 8pm.

The former international, who also captained both Surrey and Glamorgan, scored 22,667 first-class runs averaging 36.32, with 46 centuries.

In List A cricket he made 9,169 runs with an average of 31.43. Alan was selected and played for England once and also played one limited overs match for his country.

Warwickshire Members, friends and guests are welcome to attend and are asked to support the raffle.