Thursday 20 May 2010 

ECB Launch 'Live It Live' Women's Legacy Project

ECB Launch 'Live It Live' Women's Legacy Project
ECB Launch 'Live It Live' Women's Legacy Project
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The England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has launched 'Live It Live', a legacy project which will enable schools and clubs to attend international women's cricket fixtures this summer for free.

The ECB says that the project aims to "inspire more girls to want to play cricket and more boys to take an interest in the women and girl’s game," ahead of a summer that sees the 2009 World Cup champions take on Ireland and New Zealand.

"This is a fantastic opportunity for girls and boys to see England women take on New Zealand women this summer, two of the best teams in the women's game," Clare Connor, ECB Head of Women's cricket said.

"I am sure that the three Twenty20 matches and the five One Day Internationals will provide exciting live entertainment for the fans.

"I hope the legacy project encourages more clubs and schools to engage in women’s cricket and will inspire more girls to take up the game."

All schools in England and Wales are to be invited to sign up to the project and signing up will bring benefits including free tickets to international matches.

England Women's 2010 schedule

v New Zealand - Twenty20 International series

Tuesday 29th June, Chelmsford
Thursday 1st July, The Rose Bowl
Friday 2nd July, Hove

v Ireland - One-Day International

Wednesday 7th July, Kibworth CC

v New Zealand - One-Day International series

Saturday 10th July, Taunton
Monday 12th July, Taunton
Thursday 15th July, Derby
Saturday 17th July, Barnsley
Tuesday 20th July, Lord's

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