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New girls’ cricket team Mill Hill Finches unveil summer programme

Summer booking for training are now open for Mill Hill’s future cricket stars

Anisha Dissanayake
Anisha Dissanayake

Mill Hill Village Cricket Club is now hosting the Mill Hill Finches girls’ summer training programme every Wednesday, continuing through
Wednesday, July 31st.

Mill Hill Finches is a new girls’ cricket team for all ages and abilities launched this year, a partnership between Mill Hill Village
CC and Finchley CC.

The summer training programme and fixtures take place after a successful winter training block led by led by Anisha Dissanayake (Middlesex women’s team/Sunrisers) at Henrietta Barnett School in which scores of girls, mostly under 12, took place.

A Mill Hill Village spokesperson said: “With a focus on fostering cricket talent and providing a supportive environment for young female players, the Mill Hill Finches girls summer training program aims to contribute to the growth of the sport among girls in the community.”

The training sessions will run on Wednesdays from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm and are open to girls of all ages and abilities.

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The programme, led by Dissanayake, offers a range of opportunities for skill development and game participation. For a membership fee of £150 for the entire season, participants will gain access to various benefits including priority placement in the Mill Hill Finches Wednesday training sessions at Mill Hill Village CC’s Burtonhole Lane home.

Additionally, participants will have the option to attend mixed sessions at either Mill Hill Village CC or Finchley CC.

The membership also grants access to All Stars/Dynamos Sessions at Mill Hill Village CC and U10 softball cup fixtures and the option to play in mixed hardball fixtures (starting in May).

Places can be booked via Pitchero, under the name 2024 Mill Hill Finches.


Any queries should be addressed to Mill Hill Finches coach Anisha Dissanayake at [email protected] or visit

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