CRICKET: England ace Edwards passes on some top tips

England ladies captain Charlotte Edwards gives out some batting tips

England ladies captain Charlotte Edwards gives out some batting tips

First published in Sport

England ladies’ captain Charlotte Edwards was the star guest at this years’ Chance 2 Compete festival for girls at Horspath Athletics and Sports Ground.

Edwards was there in her capacity as one of the initiative’s ambassadors.

The event was part of the Chance 2 Shine coaching scheme, which is run by the Oxordshire Cricket Board in secondary schools across the county.

Around 40 girls took part in the round robin format with Didcot Girls winning the under 13 category.

Cheney School tookthe under 15 title.

Both teams now qualify for the regional finals at Bristol Grammar School which take place next week.

Edwards was also on hand to give out some vital bowling and batting advice as well as taking part in a question and answer session.

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