👩 Captain for Men's Cricket Team😳 ❗

  |   India News

23 year old Rachel Hopkins, an allrounder for Derbyshire women's👩 team and also the Cricket Development Coach for Derbyshire has been selected as skipper of Sawley & Long Eaton Park Cricket Club's Men's team🙆 - an associated club. Hopkins will become the first woman👩 to captain a Derbyshire men's team👏. Chairman👔 of Sawley & Long Eaton Park Cricket Club said, "Rachel can look after herself out in the middle with the blokes😅. She’s as good at cricketing banter as she is with the bat and ball👌". Rachel, a handy all rounder has scored 1171 runs with six fifties to her name😯. She has also taken 43 wickets at an average of 23👍 in limited overs cricket. Rachel admits that to lead a men's team is a little out of her😕 comfort zone but she is up for it.
We wish you well, Rachel👏.