BACA Students Help Leading Sports Magazine Test This Season's Cricket Equipment
Team of cricket writers and experts have come to the academy today to test the latest cricket bats, balls and equipment ahead of the new season.
The Cricketer Magazine publishes its Club Cricket Guide every spring, reviewing products from all of the leading manufacturers around the world. Following BACA being named amongst the magazines Top 100 schools for cricket in the country in November the The Cricketer chose our indoor school, the Aldridge Foundation funded Sir Rod Aldridge Cricket Centre, as the venue for this year's testing day.
As well as bringing their team of experts and Nottinghamshire batsmen Samit Patel, the Cricketer asked BACA students and Aldridge Cricket Academy players Steve Harman and Ross Muncer (both Year 13), Sageer Nizam and Emily Spooner (Year 12) and Year 9 Frankie Cripps to join the testing team, along with ACA Coach Georgia Adams and former BACA and ACA student Jordan Shaw.
After the testing was complete Notts and England one-day specialist Samit Patel and former Notts cricketer Jim Hindson, a director of the Cricketer gave a masterclass to a group of our cricket students.
The Guide will be published next month.