Nigel Evans was the guest at the launch of Ribble Valley Raiders Cricket Club.
The junior coaching set up based at Roefield attracted youngsters aged from four to 13 as Evans delivered the club’s opening delivery!
He commented: “It’s great to see young children participating in physical activity and setting out on the road to a healthier lifestyle.
“I’m sure the club will grow in strength and become an asset for the borough.
“Farouk Hussain and his team have a great passion for the game and I’m convinced they will provide a fabulous facility for young children .”