Women game to try

WANT to take up cricket but don’t feel ready to jump in and buy all the gear to face up to a full game?

Mallee Sports Assembly project officer Tanya Wild, participant Natasha Anstee and regional cricket manager Tom Huf are excited for Monday’s launch of Social Sixes cricket in Mildura. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Mallee Sports Assembly project officer Tanya Wild, participant Natasha Anstee and regional cricket manager Tom Huf are excited for Monday’s launch of Social Sixes cricket in Mildura. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

From Monday, Cricket Vic­toria, in partnership with ­VicHealth, has the answer through their new Social Sixes – a fun and fresh take on cricket designed to encourage female participation.

While female cricket is growing fast, thanks to an increase in clubs and competition, in conjunction with the rise of the Women’s Big Bash League, there are still many women who want to give cricket a go but feel unequipped to make the jump to competitive grades.

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