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Cricket legend Monty Panesar comes to MKL!

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The word ‘legend’ is used a lot these days but the Smith Recycling MK Lightning are thrilled to announce that we’ll be joined a genuine sporting legend at Planet Ice this Saturday – former England cricketer, Monty Panesar!

Left-arm spin bowler Monty will be with us to do a ceremonial puck drop at Saturday’s big derby game against Coventry Blaze, and will stay with us to enjoy what we know will be an action packed Elite League fixture that both teams will go all-out to win.

Born in nearby Luton, Panesar has  two spells playing with

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30th July 2013.
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Northamptonshire, most recently last year. He was one of the England cricket team that won the Ashes in 2009 and again in 2010-11.

So make sure you get your ticket in advance for Saturday’s derby showdown with this sporting legend in attendance! Buy in person from the Planet Ice Box Office 7 days a week, call 01908 540020 – or simply get online at, 24 hours a day.

The turnstiles will open on Saturday at 6.00pm and Monty Panesar will perform the ceremonial puck drop shortly after 7.00pm.

Lets Go Lightning!