Professional cricketers coach Dartford youngsters

News Shopper: L/R,David Ward, Josh Kendall 10, Jason Benn - coach for Bexley & Dartford CC, Alexander East 10, Jaskaran Singh 11, Vince Wells. L/R,David Ward, Josh Kendall 10, Jason Benn - coach for Bexley & Dartford CC, Alexander East 10, Jaskaran Singh 11, Vince Wells.

Dartford's young cricketers picked up some top tips from a host of professional cricketers over the Easter break.

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Vince Wells (England, Kent & Leicestershire); David Ward (Surrey); and Grahame Clinton, (Surrey - player & Head Coach) provided training sessions for youngsters aged between nine and 13 at the Becketts Centre, Dartford Grammar School for boys for three days over the Easter break.

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The events were organised by Dartford County Cricket Club.

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Junior cricket buffs were also given the opportunity to question the professionals over lunch.

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Organiser, Jim Lowrie said: "The sessions are the first time we have been able to offer such specialist coaching in smaller groups and a one to one environment and we have been able to secure three of the best coaches in the county if not the South East, all of whom have had successful professional playing careers."

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