Throughout the summer, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has been encouraging clubs to be part of a nationwide push to inspire more women to get into the game. Aligning to Sport England’s “This Girl Can” campaign, over 150 clubs have signed up to run taster sessions and cricket activities and the ECB will host a three more exciting cricket festivals in September following on from the success of the four cricket festivals held in June:
- Sunday Sept 20: Milford Hall Cricket Club, Staffordshire, 10.00-15.00
- Sunday Sept 20: Timperley Sports Club, Lancashire, 10.00-15.00
- Sunday Sept 27: Plumtree Cricket Club, Nottinghamshire, 11.00-17.00
The festivals focus on being fun, social and inclusive and involve six- and eight-a-side matches. Participants are able to sign-up individually, with a friend or with a group of friends as a team. Find our more here.
So, come along and join in the fun, whether starting from scratch or wanting to improve your skills: time to show that this girl definitely can!