Barley Cricket Club could win Andrew Strauss coaching session after bagging washing machine

14:53 16 August 2014

Barley Cricket Club now is now in with a chance of winning a coaching session with former England captain Andrew Strauss

Barley Cricket Club now is now in with a chance of winning a coaching session with former England captain Andrew Strauss

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A cricket team’s whites will be shining brighter than usual after they won a new washing machine in a national competition.

A cricket team’s whites will be shining brighter than usual after they won a new washing machine in a national competition.

Barley Cricket Club is one of 20 national winners in the AEG ultimate kit and laundry package contest, the prize in which was a new machine to launder their kit.

The club, which celebrated its 125th anniversary in 2013, was nominated via Facebook, and is now in with a chance of winning a coaching session with former England captain Andrew Strauss OBE. A further vote will be held in September to determine who wins this prize.

Mr Strauss said: “Congratulations to Barley Cricket Club. It’s great to see a club doing so well after all this time, it’s clear they are a hugely deserving winner.”

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