Tairawhiti Women’s Cricket Club hosting an open day at Harry Barker Reserve on Sunday from 1pm

The young girls inquisitive about cricket will get an opportunity to test their abilities and get some new ones. The Tairawhiti Women’s Cricket Club is facilitating an open day at Harry Barker Reserve on Sunday from 1 pm, and it vows to be a fun social gathering.

The open day is targeted at girls of school age, but the club also wants to hear from females seeking social or competitive cricket play. Club secretary Tracey Scott said the occasion would incorporate ability penetrates and games with tennis balls. Young girls frequently delighted in the solidarity of cricket and making new companions, she said.

New Zealand women's cricket club
New Zealand women’s cricket club

Also, some of the time felt progressively agreeable in groups brimming with young ladies. Scott said the occasion was for any young girl who needed to try the game out. The ladies’ club situated in Gisborne framed for the current year to drive higher female investment in the game. The club’s lead trainer is Mel Knight.

“Tairawhiti Women’s Cricket Club has started up with the key aims being to have girls’ teams in all Poverty Bay junior competitions, help the game grow and create better pathways for aspiring female cricketers,” Knight said in an interview.

Women’s cricket has acquired a greater profile at the elite level in latest years, with talents like Sophie Devine and Amelia Kerr emerging for New Zealand’s White Ferns and T20 Women’s Big Bash League television coverage in Australia. Scott said that seeing females playing sport at the top level was good for the girls. Girls’ participation in Tairawhiti has tended to drop off once youngsters build the conversion to hard-ball cricket.

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The membership pursuits to keep women in the game, assist their confidence and create an environment for them to expertise the sport.

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