PAIGNTON CC are holding a ladies day to ring down the curtain on their season.

Women's and girls cricket is a growth area at Queens Park, where youth teams and ladies side have started up.

Nick Harman, the man in charge of women's cricket development, said ladies day will celebrate the success of the section and, hopefully, encourage others to get involved.

For a few years we've been building up our girls' cricket set-up and now have teams at U15, U13 and U11 - and this year for the first time we've involved ladies," said Harman.

"Thanks to the support of a couple of local clubs, and the Devon Cricket Board's involvement through the Wine and Wickets initiative, we've managed to give a number of ladies a first chance to experience competitive softball and hardball cricket.

"To celebrate our first season of ladies cricket, we are keen to invite our own ladies and girls, and the many friends we've made this season to Queens Park. 

"Our plan is to have games in three categories - competitive, social, and mothers-and-daughters. 

"We could also have an option for younger girls - maybe under-11s?"

Harman said the aim of the day is to have a fun festival, although there will be something more challenging for those who want it.

Between 11.00 am-1.00 pm it will be possible to took a 15-minute slot to face an under-15 District bowler in the nets," said Harman.

"We are aware that some of our Wine & Wickets ladies would like to try a more authentic cricket experience."

The bar will be open all day and the barbecue running from 1.00 pm.

Any clubs or individuals interested in attending should contact Harman on nharman1@virginmedia.com