BatFast and Nottinghamshire CCC launch Girls T20 Tournament
The summer of 2022 has been nothing short of exhilarating for women’s cricket with a fantastic tour between South Africa and England, a thrilling finish to the Commonwealth Games, and the current excitement of the Women’s ‘The Hundred’.
Building upon this, BatFast and Nottinghamshire Cricket Club have launched a new and innovative Girls T20 tournament. The tournament format is designed to provide an inclusive, safe and exciting space for girls to come try cricket for the first time, showcase their skills and take their first step towards embracing the sport of cricket.
How does it work?
BatFast has created new bowling simulations using real footage of Elite Women’s Bowlers to create an experience where you can face real-life professional women bowlers.
- Each team will consist of four players and each player will face 5 overs with the aim to score as many runs as possible across 20 overs.
- The tournament is free to enter and prizes will be given to all contestants, including special prizes for the winners and runners-up across all categories.
- The tournament will be fit into 3 age groups i.e., Under 11, Under 13, and Under 15.
Pre-register your team now by clicking on the button below.
Girls T20 Tournament Details:
When: October 17th- October 28th
Where: BatFast, Unit 12, Quayside Court, Colwick Quays Business Park, Colwick, Nottingham NG4 2JY
- Players cannot play outside of their relevant age groups, U11 (school years 4,5 & 6), U13 (school years 7 & 8), and U15 (school years 9 & 10).
- Clubs/Schools can submit more than one team, but individual players can only take part in one team.
- Each team consists of 4 players.
- Each team is required to bring at least one girl who has never played ‘competitive’ cricket, in this instance ‘competitive’ is defined as never playing a hard ball game of cricket, for a cricket club.
County pathway players are allowed to enter with the below stipulations:
• No more than two County pathway players will be allowed in one team.
• If there are two County pathway players in a team, the other two players must be new to ‘competitive’ cricket.
• If there is one County pathway player in one team, two players are allowed to be club players, but the remaining team member must be new to ‘competitive’ cricket.
We’d love your support by registering a team and helping encourage more girls to participate in cricket. More details to follow.
Further information can be found by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
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