Cricketers get a boost from car dealershipÂ
A CAR dealership has shown its support for women's cricket.Â
Hendy Group, which has showrooms across the south coast including Portsmouth and Fareham, has sponsored Hampshire's Southern Vipers for a third consecutive season.Â
As part of the deal Hendy Group hasÂ kitted out the team in Hendy shirts and has provided a pair of sleek vehicles to help them get to training and matches.
It's hoped the partnership will help the team on the road to Hove '“ where the final of the Kia Women's Super League CupÂ will be played at the end of August.
Commercial director Mark Busby said: '˜Southern Vipers have had such success in the last two seasons, we're immensely proud of them.
'˜It's our pleasure to support them for a third consecutive year and we hope the example they set on the pitch will inspire more women and girls to get into cricket this summer.'Â
Captain Suzie Bates said: '˜It's been both an exciting and tough season so far and we're thrilled to have Hendy's support throughout it.
'˜Having a corporate sponsor, and particularly the vehicles, means we can really focus on training and doing our supporters proud.'Â