Jen Laycock Profile
1st X1 Player Profile 2012
Name: Jen Laycock
Cricket Club: Rishton Cricket Club; Darwen Women
1st X1 captain 2011/2012
Super Fours 2004
Junior Super Fours - North Captain 2003/2004
Oxford UCCE Women
Favourite Cricket Ground: St Annes CC / Wigan CC
Roles –Top order batter/ Off spin bowler
Who has made the biggest impact on your cricket so far: John Rain - coach in my early County years. Pete Rutherford - age group squads and 1 to 1 coach.
Your best performance: 65 vs Worcestershire 1st X1
79 vs Warwickshire U19s 2007
80* vs Cumbria U17s 200
5 for 9 vs Hampshire 1st X1 2010
What you made start playing cricket: Moved near to Read CC, pestered my dad to allow me to join the boys training on a friday evening at the age of 9. I spent many a weekend watching the 1st X1 play and picked up the rules from the 'top bankers'.
Goals for 2012 season: To have a bowling economy of 3, Be one of the top wicket takers, Develop key batting partnerships to allow us to win games.
Long term goals: To captain Lancashire to promotion to division 1 and continue to guide younger players into the 1st X1
Other sports: Hockey