Charity cricket match for Leicester Tigers players

A fun day at Leicestershire's Grace Road Ground will see sporting stars pitch against each other in a game of charity cricket today.

Leicester Tigers players including Manu Tuilagi will play against retired Leicestershire cricketer Paul Nixon and former Leicester city player Matt Elliott.

Leicester Tigers' Manu Tuilagi will play at the charity match today Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

The game aims to raise money for the Matt Hampson Trust and Lord's Taverners.

Former rugby player, Matt Hampson severed his spinal chord during a game in 2005, since then he has dedicated his time to raising money for spinal care.

Leicester Tigers captain Toby Flood had been due to take part in the fun day but was injured yesterday in a pre-season match in a collision with Ulster's lock Dan Tuohy.

Read about what happened here