Club Cricket

Midlands Club Cricket Round-Up - June 2012

Cricket World rounds up the top performers in June from all 26 of the ECB's Premier Leagues.
4 July 2012

Kingfisher Beer Cup Review - Into The Last 16

Through sun and rain The Kingfisher Beer Cup enters the latter stages of the tournament with the last 16 clubs looking to complete matches on Sunday 8th July and the 15th. Amongst this year's last 16 are former winners of the National Knockout; Chorley, Teddington,York and Blackpool as well as the cream of the recreational club game.
3 July 2012

Cockermouth And Furness Win Again

Early pace-setters Cockermouth (173 points) and Furness (167) both won their latest John Smith's North Lancashire and Cumbria Premier Division matches. Cockermouth beat Kirkby by nine wickets and Furness beat Workington by 99 runs and both teams claimed 18 points.
3 July 2012

Chorleywood And Knebworth Park Make No Mistake

Chorleywood and Knebworth both won batting second to maintain the top two positions in the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One. Knebworth Park dismissed Flitwick for 98 before reaching their target with three wickets to spare while Chorleywood bowled Old Fincheians out for 116, reaching 120 for two to take a convincing eight-wicket win.
2 July 2012

Convincing Win For Leaders Winchmore Hill

2012 Middlesex ECB Premier League leaders Winchmore Hill beat Ealing by nine wickets to remain ten points clear of Eastcote at the top of the table. Eastcote were themselves in good form, thrashing Southgate by 130 runs, Adam Rossington completing a fine all-round game with 90 runs, three catches and a stumping.
2 July 2012

Kibworth Win Chance To Meet England Cricket Team

Leicestershire junior cricket team Kibworth Cricket Club has won the prize of a lifetime, the chance to attend a training session with the England cricket team. As part of the grassroots cricket campaign launched by premium home appliance brand AEG, Kibworth Cricket Club competed with 40 grassroots cricket teams all over the UK to attain the most votes to win the dream prize.
2 July 2012

Wells Waltzes To Top Of Club MVP Ratings

Sussex and Eastbourne all-rounder Luke Wells is the new leader of both the batting and overall ratings.
28 June 2012

Vickerstown Only Team To Beat The Weather

Just one run was scored across the entire John Smith's North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division as rain played havoc with the programme. Rain stopped play shortly after Kirkby got off the mark against Millom and no further action was possible while the five games saw no cricket whatsoever and all 12 teams were awarded nine points.
25 June 2012

Knebworth Park Close The Gap On Chorleywood

Second-placed Knebworth Park have closed the gap on Saracens Hertforshire Cricket League Division One leaders Chorleywood to just six points. Leaders Chorleywood were denied a win by Totteridge Milhillians, who closed on 135 for nine having been set 166 to win while Knebworth Park capitalised by beating St Albans by 12 runs.
25 June 2012

Winchmore Hill Assume Lead Position

Winchmore Hill have assumed leadership of the 2012 Middlesex ECB Premier League after a win over Stanmore put them six points clear of Teddington, who lost for the first time this season. They were beaten by two wickets by Brondesbury in a tense match while Winchmore Hill comfortably defeated Stanmore by 188 runs.
25 June 2012

Himley Cricket Club Sign IPL 2012 Winner Rajat Bhatia

Himley Cricket Club have signed Rajat Bhatia, the IPL Champions Kolkata Knight Riders all-rounder, for the remainder of the season. Bhatia was ever-present during the Knight Riders' 2012 success including the final victory over previous champions Chennai Super Kings in front of a crowd of over 60,000.
20 June 2012

Rain Hampers League Matches, Cup Games Survive

All six matches in the John Smith's North Lancashire and Cumbria Premier Division were abandoned without a ball being bowled as bad weather hit hard. The list of no results leaves Cockermouth (146 points) six points clear of Furness (140) at the top with Millom (135) five points further back as all teams were awarded nine points.
20 June 2012

Teddington Continue To Set The Pace

Teddington beat third-placed Eastcote by five wickets to stay on top of the 2012 Middlesex ECB Premier League wile challengers Winchmore Hill and Ealing also took victories. Their lead stands at four points while Eastcote and Ealing (40 points) now trail Winchmore Hill by ten points.
18 June 2012

Leaders All Win As Rain Stays Away From Hertfordshire

The top three teams in the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League all won as the rain stayed away in the main, allowing the majority of the programme to be completed. It means that Chorleywood (160 points), Knebworth Park (137) and Totteridge Milhillians (123) continue to lead the way at the top of the Division One table.
18 June 2012

Jake Libby Is Rising Star In Club MVPs

Callington opening batsman Jake Libby is the new leader at the top of the Cricket World Club Most Valuable Player Batting Ratings. Playing in the Cornwall Premier League, Libby has now completed the required minimum number of matches to appear in the ratings, and has scores of 63, 117, 145 and 107 not out from his first four matches.
16 June 2012

Kingfisher Beer Cup - Group Finals Preview

The Kingfisher Beer Cup moves into the Group Final stages this weekend as the remaining teams battle it out for a place in the National stages of the competition. Sunday 17th June sees 15 of the 16 matches taking place all over the country, hoping the weather is kinder to them than it has been for most of the season so far. The match at Cuckney CC, who play Hanging Heaton CC, will be taking place on Sunday 24th June, with all matches beginning at 1:00pm.
15 June 2012

Hightown's Sutcliffe Is First Gunn & Moore Cricket World Award Winner

The Gunn and Moore Cricket World batting performance of the month for May has been awarded to Ian Sutcliffe of Hightown Cricket Club. Former club captain, Ian Sutcliffe, scored an amazing 151 not out in Hightown's 49-run win over Rainford in the Liverpool Premier League.
13 June 2012

Doncaster Town Take First Win Of League Season

Doncaster Town gained their first win of the season at the expense of Sheffield United in a match reduced to 48 overs because of rain. Doncaster were bowled out for 162 with off spinning brothers Paul (4-56) and Mark Cummins (4-31) each taking four wickets.
12 June 2012

Furness Take Advantage Of Bad Weather To Progress

Rain badly hampered the ninth round of matches in the John Smith's North Lancashire and Cumbria League as only two games could be played to a conclusion. Furness easily beat struggling Whitehaven by eight wickets after Whitehaven were bowled out for 82 and Workington smashed Kirkby by 212 runs to take their second win of the season.
12 June 2012

Kingfisher Beer Cup Review - Ealing Through After Thriller

The final delayed Kingfisher Beer Cup Third Round matches took place on Sunday 17th June and the majority of matches beat the weather to confirm the Group Finals line-up taking place next Sunday. The closest match of the weekend took place at Corfton Road as Ealing CC of the Middlesex County Cricket League entertained Wimbledon CC of the Surrey Championship.
11 June 2012

Mr Predictor - Who Will Be England's Next Coach?