TAKE FIVE: Our mini gallery of five stunning photos of future Fenland stars being put through their paces

11:47 15 August 2012

Cricket academy for Wisbech Town CC

Cricket academy for Wisbech Town CC's Junior Community Cricket Week.

Archant

THE next generation of Fenland’s cricket stars were put through their paces at Wisbech Town Cricket Club for their seventh Junior Community Cricket Week.

Dozens of young cricketers were given the chance to showcase their batting, bowling and fielding skills at Harecroft Road throughout the week, with the sessions led by coaches and experienced players from the club.

The event kicked off on Monday with a three-day cricket academy, run by qualified coaches, for boys and girls aged 7-16. The academy included a series of games and competitions set up to help the youngsters master the basics.

Everyone who took part also received goody bags and information on how to get involved with the youth setup at the club.

Wisbech’s version of the IPL - the Indoor Premier League – took place at Thomas Clarkson Community College on Thursday with youth teams vying for their players.

There were also a batch of evening games, with Dads v Lads, Mums v Lads and Wisbech Under-15s v March Under-15s. The Wisbech and March first teams were also in on the action, with a Twenty20 clash taking place yesterday (Thursday).

The week will conclude today (Friday) with more youth matches before a presentation evening and disco.

0 comments

More news stories

Yesterday, 10:59
Charity trustee Alan Sharkey with the empty defibrillator box. Picture: STEVE WILLIAMS

Thieves have stolen a community defibrillator from outside the home of a charity founder.

Yesterday, 10:23
Please help find Goochie the blind and deaf dog

Two search parties - one setting off at 6am and one at 9am - will be trying to find a blind and deaf dog after his owner believes he was stolen.

Yesterday, 09:43
City Road car park in March.

No car parking charges can be introduced in Fenland’s market town car parks until a comprehensive spending review is carried out, which councillors are confident would prove they are not a good idea, it was agreed at Fenland District Council last night.

Yesterday, 15:45
Althea Waites standing underneath her flag outside the House of Commons.

Primary school pupil Althea Waites is flying high after her flag design won a competition – and it is now flapping outside the House of Commons.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Cambs Times e-edition today E-edition