Nathan Lyon congratulates Young District Cricket Association on national award win | Video

Nathan Lyon has congratulated Young District Cricket Association in a video filmed by Cricket NSW. Photo: Ian Bird Photographer
Nathan Lyon has congratulated Young District Cricket Association in a video filmed by Cricket NSW. Photo: Ian Bird Photographer

Young's Nathan Lyon has congratulated Young District Cricket Association on their honour at the Cricket Australia A Sport for All Awards in May.

The Young District Cricket Association received a major prize in taking out the Community Cricket Association of the Year.

National awards in 12 categories recognised members of the cricket community from around the nation who have demonstrated excellence in strengthening clubs, growing participation and building community through diversity and education.

A group of Young's junior cricketers at a skills earlier this year. Photo: contributed

A group of Young's junior cricketers at a skills earlier this year. Photo: contributed

Lyon congratulated the committee and players and wished them well for the upcoming 2020/2021 summer of cricket.

"I want to say a massive congratulations to Young District Cricket and the community for winning the A Sport for All Award," Lyon said.

"I've obviously got some fond memories of growing up in Young. Hats off for everyone's efforts and work that's been put into cricket in the district, amazing work. I hope everyone can improve again and have a great year next year."