Acharya Swamishree and sants visited the grounds of Swamibapa Cricket Club in London on the morning of 3rd September 2011 where a 20-20 Unity Cup match between the the Bolton and London clubs took place.
Acharya Swamishree and sants were greeted at the ground by players from both Bolton and London and led to the newly refurbished players pavillion. Players and disciples performed poojan and aarti before Acharya Swamishree gave His divine ashirwad.
Acharya Swamishree then gave darshan on the cricket pitch where He gave His divine darshan batting before adjudicating the toss of the start of the Unity Cup match. Acharya Swamishree and sants briefly watched the match before returning back to temple.
Members of Swamibapa Cricket Club Bolton were also delighted by the visit of India cricket player and fast bowler Munaf Patel came for the darshan of Acharya Swamishree in Bolton.
His Divine Holiness Acharya Swamishree Purushottampriyadasji Maharaj is the spiritual leader of Maninagar Shree Swaminarayan Gadi Sansthan. He is the current and fifth heir in the lineage of ascetic Acharyas, which descends directly from Lord Shree Swaminarayan. He is the incumbent Acharya of Shree Swaminarayan Gadi.