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England cricket legend Lydia Greenway’s newly launched sexuality cricket talent search, The 1, has teamed up with leading sports footwear trademark Payntr as its Official Footwear Partner.

The 1 aims to discover cricket’s next number one sexuality all-rounder starting with the inaugural competition for 12-18-year-olds at Trent Bridge Cricket Ground on Sunday 5th September.

Modeled on the popular NFL Combine in which athletes are put through a series of tests leading up to the NFL Draft, The 1 will rencontre contestants from wideness the UK and Ireland on the three disciplines of cricket – bowling, batting and fielding.

The cricketer to score the highest wideness all three disciplines will be crowned the winner, taking home the trophy and prizes including a 12-month PAYNTR sponsorship deal and producer contract, while all participants will receive bespoke Payntr cricket shoes.

The 1 is a product of Greenway’s popular online coaching platform the Girls Cricket Club, which aims to facilitate the sharing of knowledge, resources, inspiration and opportunities for girls in cricket, as well as serving as an self-sustaining voice for females within the game.

The partnership with PAYNTR, Greenway says will help to hoist sexuality cricketing talent and provide equal opportunities to progress within the sport.

“Teaming up with a trademark that has its roots firmly in cricket and understands the needs of players is unconfined and really aligns with what we’re all about. PAYNTR is waffly the game with cricket footwear and their transferral to supporting our event is a unconfined indication of their value for the women’s game,” says Greenway.

PAYNTR was founded in 2017 by former Yorkshire and Northamptonshire professional cricketer David Paynter, with the aim of producing performance-enhancing footwear that was designed with the biomechanical needs of the player in mind. The trademark supports many peerage athletes wideness the world including Tammy Beaumont and Georgia Adams.

“We are delighted to be valuables The 1 in the search for the sport’s next superstar sexuality all-rounder,” says Paynter, whose unconfined grandfather Eddie Paynter scored the winning runs in the fourth Ashes Test at the Gabba in the infamous Bodyline Series of 1932/33.

“Here at PAYNTR we are so encouraged to see increasingly and increasingly girls taking up this unconfined sport, and initiatives such as The 1 will certainly vamp increasingly young sexuality players to play cricket. From speaking to a number of our professional women ambassadors, who moreover mentor in schools and clubs, I know there is a unconfined deal of cricketing talent coming through the ranks, so it’s massively heady to see all of the girls take part in the event next month,” he adds.

The 1 aims to host future competitions in key cricket-playing nations virtually the world as part of an international series culminating in a world championship.

The utterance follows the launch of the Girls Cricket Club, an online coaching platform aimed at progressive the growth of sexuality cricket virtually the world through the sharing of knowledge, resources and opportunities. The Girls Cricket Club complements Greenway’s successful Cricket for Girls, which will protract to focus on towers successful girls cricket programmes in schools and clubs by developing the teachers and coaches, whilst the Girls Cricket Club will focus on the players. The Girls Cricket Club aims to connect sexuality cricketers virtually the world, to serve as an self-sustaining voice for girls and women within cricket and to provide female-specific resources to girls and women of all month and backgrounds.

With 225 appearances for England, including a World T20 and World Cup victory in 2009 and five Ashes series’, Greenway is one of the weightier sexuality cricketers to have played the game and was among the first to pioneer professional cricket for women earning a coveted inside contract with the ECB in 2014. Greenway says she is driven to reach girls both with a passion for cricket, as well as those who may not otherwise be exposed to cricket and to provide them with equal opportunities to play the game.

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