Market Rasen CC Ladies receive league trophy from former England star

Market Rasen ladies' captain Bethany Smith receives the award from Paul Nixon, flanked by, from left, Catherine Fussey, Rebecca Brooker, Amy Halloran and Niamh Skipworth. EMN-170213-164139002
Market Rasen ladies' captain Bethany Smith receives the award from Paul Nixon, flanked by, from left, Catherine Fussey, Rebecca Brooker, Amy Halloran and Niamh Skipworth. EMN-170213-164139002

Market Rasen Cricket Club’s Ladies have been presented with their Lincolnshire League championship trophy by former England international Paul Nixon.

Nixon, who kept wicket in 19 One Day Internationals for his country, was the guest speaker at the Readers Lincolnshire ECB Premier League annual dinner and presentations at Hemswell Court.

Five of the Rasen team were present to receive the shield from the former Leicestershire wicketkeeper.

* Our picture shows team captain Bethany Smith receiving the award from Nixon flanked by, from left, Catherine Fussey, Rebecca Brooker, Amy Halloran and Niamh Skipworth.

* Senior nets ahead of the new Lincolnshire League season are due to get under way this evening (Wednesday).