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Finchley Cricket Club coaches Piya Yadav and Krishna Shah given coaching masterclass by England captain Charlotte Edwards
9:30am Friday 20th September 2013 in Sport
Finchley Cricket Club coaches Piya Yadav and Krishna Shah’s dedication to to the sport was rewarded as they were given gave a coaching masterclass by England Women’s captain Charlotte Edwards at Lord’s.
The Finchley duo were given the opportunity to attend the session as part of Sky Sports’ ECB Coach Education programme, which aims to attract and train cricket coaches in England and Wales at all levels.
Yadav has coached both girls and boy’s sides at various age groups at Finchley and for the last three years has assisted Middlesex Under-11’s girls representative team.
This summer she has coached girls in secondary schools as well as being involved with ‘Street Chance’ sessions in inner city areas.
Shah is a Level One coach on the programme and is in the process of completing Level Two. She has worked with coaches at Finchley CC and coaches local children from the ages of seven to 12.
Yadav said: "Charlotte has been a great role model and player for me and it was great to not just meet her but be able to learn as much as possible from her in the session."
Shah added: "It was great to meet a personal cricket hero, who has done so much for the women’s game, and learn from her vast experience.
"It was a really good session and I learnt some interesting things to take back to my coaching."
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