Aussie Cricket Stars Visit Fulham Broadway

Shoppers get a peek at Twenty20 Trophy

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There was excitement at Fulham Broadway shopping centre on Thursday, June 4 when Australian cricket stars Brett Lee, Mike Hussey, Brad Haddin and Nathan Bracken appeared to meet fans and sign memorabilia.

The cricketers also gave the crowds a glimpse of the trophy Australia were hoping to win in the ICC World Twenty20 cricket carnival.

The signing sesssion was hosted by one of the offficial partners of the tournament, Dubai-based Emirates airline. Brett Lee said he hoped the exciting T20 format would help win the sport some new followers.

"We wanted to come down to Fulham to see fans and sign autographs, as well as ramp up some interest with the non-cricket fan base," said the star bowler.

"This tournament is going to have millions of people from all over the world watching and we want to make sure everyone enjoys the show, no matter what sport they are into.

"They can see the ICC World Twenty20 trophy and learn what the tournament is all about."

June 8, 2009