England women's cricket stars visit Ben Rhydding

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England’s top female cricketers have been offering their tips to a host of youngsters.

National vice-captain Jenny Gunn, Yorkshire pace bowler Katherine Brunt and off-spinner Danielle Hazell offered up some advice to girls from across the Wharfe Valley with two days of coaching sessions at the Ben Rhydding sports club, Ilkley.

The international stars passed on their advice to the girls as part of the MCC Spirit of Cricket Summer Camp.

MCC head of cricket John Stephenson said: “Women’s cricket is becoming increasingly popular and the England women are great role models for young girls wanting to take up the sport.”

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