Cricket: Wenden CC youth open day is a huge success

PUBLISHED: 15:36 02 May 2018 | UPDATED: 15:36 02 May 2018

Youngsters enjoy cricket at Wenden CC's open day

Youngsters enjoy cricket at Wenden CC's open day

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Wenden Cricket Club's youth open day proved a huge success with over 270 children registering for the new season.

Youngsters enjoy cricket at Wenden CC's open dayYoungsters enjoy cricket at Wenden CC's open day

The club had a visit from Essex’s Graham Pryke, who brought the County Championship trophy along for children to have their photos taken with.

Spokesman Ed Welch said: “We also had a visit from the founder of our designated charity, Toms Trust, Deborah Mitchell.

“Tom’s Trust is dedicated to providing the Clinical Psychology provision for children with brain tumours within complete rehabilitation services. We are very proud to be associated with this fantastic charity.”

Wenden has two senior teams who play T20 on a Wednesday but is dominated by its junior section which focuses on children under-12.

Youngsters enjoy cricket at Wenden CC's open dayYoungsters enjoy cricket at Wenden CC's open day

Welch added: “We have over 40 coaches and a very busy BBQ!. The club runs year groups from pre-school up to year seven.”

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