England women to visit Fenner's

Thursday 28 February 2013

England women internationals Beth Morgan and Lydia Greenway will be visiting the CUWCC squad tomorrow, and passing on their coaching expertise as the women build-up towards the start of the season.

Lydia Greenway played as England achieved a third-placed finish at the recent women's world cup in India, and has played an impressive 105 women's one-day internationals, averaging 31 with the bat. Beth Morgan recently retired from Cricket due to a shoulder injury, having completed a spell at the end of 2012 with Australian state side South Australia. Her international career spanned over ten years with the highlight coming in 2009, as she played a key role as the England women won the one-day and T20 world cups, as well as the Ashes.

Commenting on the visit, CUWCC captain Neeru Ravi said, 'we have a strong squad this year and I think it will be fantastic for them to meet and be inspired by these two cricketers'

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