Cricket Factory and ICC Europe host skills session at Hove Lawns
Fri, Jul 12, 2013 9:17 PM
ICC Europe and Cricket Factory hosted a ‘come and try cricket skills and drills session’ on the Hove Lawns on Friday in the build up to the Pepsi ICC European Division 1 Finals Day.
Language schools in the area and the local community were invited to the Hove Lawns to undertake cricket activities in a fun inclusive environment along the sea front. Many people joined in the skills games and found out more about Cricket Factory and ICC Europe.
Cricket Factory have worked in partnership with ICC Europe in many events as well as providing many European member countries with sets.
Gibraltar Cricket were one of the first countries to take the delivery of Cricket Factory Core Skills Set. The equipment was used to support youth participants and encourage engagement in Gibraltar Cricket with current and new participants. Other nations including Jersey who have used the equipment in cricket festivals and Austria have also invested in the skills set.
The Pepsi ICC European Division 1 Championship culminates at the finals day on Saturday at BrightonandHovejobs.com County Ground where the top four teams will battle it out for the two coveted places in the ICC World Twenty20 Global qualifier in United Arab Emirates in November.
To see some live international twenty20 cricket, get yourself down to Hove, entrance is free, just download your free voucher here and turn up at the ground, first match starts at 11.00 and the final under lights begins at 18.45.
The timings are:
Semi-Final 1 Hove at 11.00
Semi-Final 2 Hove at 14.30
Final at 18.45