Kent Cricket Academy graduate Zak Crawley returned to his roots to present prizes at the 2015 Bromley District Awards Night held at Hayes CC.
More than 140 players, parents, coaches and some special guests saw awards given to teams at U10, U11, U12, U13 and U14 level as well as to the London Youth Games Boys’ team and the victorious Girls’ team.
The Bromley-born batsmen who signed his first professional contract with Kent this winter, took part in a ten-minute question and answer session with the youngsters.
Bromley District Cricket formally announced their chosen charity for 2015/16 as PAPYRUS (Prevention of Young Suicide) and was honoured to have the National Charity’s CEO, Ged Flynn in attendance as well as Trustee, Nancy Whitaker.
Ken Slater, Bromley District Cricket Manager presented Ged with a cheque from funds raised from all young cricketers that book on BDC courses.
The raffle included signed items of cricket memorabilia donated by Kent Cricket, Brendan Nash and Joe Root, raising more money for Papyrus.
Players are now training hard in the hope of being selected for the new-look Bromley Bulldogs area team.