Lancashire girls receive ECB call ups
Lancashire are continuing to produce top quality cricketers who are going on to the next level.
Lancashire will see 6 girls travel to Wellington College in Berkshire next week to compete in the England Womens Development Programme U15 festival. The girls will play 3 games along with taking part in some training and workshops. There will be 4 teams taking part, 3 made up of U15 girls and 1 a boys U13 county side.
The girls selected are:
Skill; Off Spinner bowler/middle order bat
Club; Horwich RMI and Bolton Women
2nd year at EWDP U15 and has trained all winter with the U19 squad. Nalisha was also selected for the Super Fours senior competition earlier this year.
Skill; Top order bat/ Medium pace
Club; Vernon Carus
2nd year at EWDP U15 and has trained all winter with the U19 squad.
Skill; Medium pace bowler/middle order bat
Club; Ormskirk CC
1st Year at EWDP U15 competition but has trained through the winter with the squad.
Skill; Top order bat/Medium pace
Club; Astley Bridge CC
2nd year at EWDP U15 and has been with the U15 for the winter training.
Skill; Top order bat/ wicket keeper
Club; Rainford CC
1st year at EWDP U15 competition. Has trained during the winter with the EWDP U15 squad.
Skill; LA Spin/ Middle order bat
Club; Denton CC
1st year at EWDP U15 competition, has trained during the winter with the EWDP U15 squad
On top of this Kate Cross from Heywood CC has worked hard over the last 12 months to regain her place in the England Academy. She has been rewarded for both her hard work and also her performances on the pitch with a place in the summer squad. Kate has been a key bowler for the 1st team this year taking early wickets along with bowling tight overs first up in the powerplay. Kate has alos contributed with the bat and is one of the best fielders on the pitch. Kate will take part in the academy games this summer which include T20 and 50 over.
From all at the LCB we wish all the girls the best of luck in their search to reach the top. See photo gallery for action shots of the girls.
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