Two teams of intrepid cricketers took part in the world's highest match

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Players, groundsmen, medics and spectators, led by Cheltenham businessman Richard Kirtley-Wright and Cheltenham Cricket Club's Will Simmons, made the Himalayan trip to set a world record for a field sport played at the highest altitude.

The 50-strong group of amateurs and enthusiasts spent a gruelling nine days trekking to the site of the Twenty20 match at the Gorak Shep plateau, which at 16,945ft is just above the Everest Base Camp.

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