The fifth Lawyers’ Cricket World Cup will open on the 29 December, hosted by the Australian Lawyers Cricket Council in Brisbane. Twelve teams, from countries including Bangladesh, India, West Indies, Sri Lanka and Pakistan will take part. The Bar of England and Wales Cricket Club, captained by Fulcrum Chambers’ Quinton Newcomb, will send a full squad of 17. The final will take place at the famous Gabba ground on the 9 January 2016.