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Audi get involved with European cricket

Wed, Aug 1, 2012 4:15 PM


Sport came together with motoring this week at the ICC European U17 Division 2 championship in Denmark where Denmark, Isle of Man and Italy were battling it out to become victors.

The tournament which brings together juniors from across Europe to compete in an Under 17 tournament allows young competitors from across Europe to play cricket at the most
Audi the German Automobile manufacturer were in Svanholm just outside of Copenhagen promoting the new A3 and A6 Hybird cars when they came face to face with European cricket at their hotel.

With a mixture of 50 over and T20 cricket being played at the tournament it gave a great insight of European cricket for many of those who have not come across it before.

The Audi team were not shy getting involved and joined ICC Europe's and the countries in a fun cricket activity with different skills and fitness, which included batting, fielding and bowling as they gave some of the Danish locals a taste of the game.

A number of the car manufacture's team watched the final day's t20 matches and was intrigued by the sport they had not seen before. It was a great experience for all those involved, Chris Porter who led the session said, "It went fantastically well, everyone enjoyed themselves and got a taste for cricket."

Watch the video on ICC Europe's YouTube channel click here.



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