Club Cricket

Woodlands Claim Dramatic Four-Run Win At Home

Woodlands showed the resilience worthy of championship favourites to gain a dramatic four-run win at home to relegation threatened Farsley in the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division. The leaders were in grave danger of losing their first match of the season after the visitors bowled them out for a mere 111 with off spinner Mark Harrison taking 4-10 and paceman Chris Henry 3-43 with only opener Sam Frankland (34) being able to cope with the Farsley attack.
24 July 2012

Wrenthorpe Stay On Course

Eric Austin thrashed 115 not out off 93 balls as he shared a 138-run partnership with Luke Patel (40), enabling Wrenthorpe to post 250-5 in a 34 over match at Mirfield Parish Cavaliers to set up a 93-run win. Cavaliers were all out for 157 with Bradley Drake top scoring with 57 while Michael Padgett made 40.
24 July 2012

Black Country Floodlit Cup 2012 Ready To Go

Himley CC are inviting cricket fans throughout the region to enjoy the thrills of floodlit t20 action throughout the week of 20th August. The club are staging the Black Country Floodlit t20 tournament from Monday to Friday after the success of last two year’s event.
24 July 2012

Kingfisher Beer Cup Review - Five Make It Through

Will summer ever properly appear in 2012? Sadly the weather took more casualties in the Kingfisher Beer Cup on Sunday but some matches managed to take advantage of a dry day to play their fifth round fixture. The first of those matches to beat the rain was York v Ockbrook & Borrowash, with the Yorkshire Premier League able to host a fixture after weeks of rain.
19 July 2012

Yorkshire Club Cricket Latest - Wrenthorpe And Rain

David Markham rounds up the latest club cricket action in Yorkshire with the Solly Central Yorkshire League and the ECB Yorkshire League.
19 July 2012

Rain Plays Havoc With Club Cricket Programme

With the bad weather showing no sign of relenting, club cricketers were again frustrated this weekend as several matches around England were cancelled. In the Middlesex County Cricket League, only one match - that between Acton and Brentham - got underway, the match ending in a draw.
16 July 2012

Callington's Jake Libby Wins Gunn & Moore Cricket World Batting Award

Teenager Jake Libby has won the Gunn & Moore Cricket World batting performance award for June. The 19-year-old from Pensilva in Cornwall hit 452 runs at an average of 90.4 across six matches in June for his club Callington. He began the month in fine fashion, hitting two centuries over the Diamond Jubilee Bank Holiday weekend (117 against St Austell and 145 against Grampound Road), and followed that up with an innings of 117 not out against St Just the following Saturday.
16 July 2012

Cockermouth Extend Lead Over Furness

Cockermouth extended their lead at the top of the John Smith's North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division by two points. Their seven-wicket win over Lindal Moor, who were bowled out for just 83, was followed by challengers Furness claiming a winning draw over Carlisle, who closed on 92 for nine in reply to 167 for nine.
11 July 2012

Winchmore Hill Beat Rivals Eastcote

Winchmore Hill took their eighth victory of the season, beating second-placed Eastcote by 57 runs to pull out a 20-point lead at the top of the 2012 Middlesex ECB Premier League. Ealing's three-wicket win over Finchley means they join Eastcote on 60 points, trailing Winchmore Hill, who have 80.
9 July 2012

Rain Claims Its 325th Match But Chorleywood Survive

Leaders Chorleywood were the only team in the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One to complete a game this weekend as the total matches ruined by weather swelled to 325 this season. That is more than were called off due to weather in the entirety of the 2011 season and it was a similar story throughout the leagues, three games surviving in Division Two, one in Division Three as Divisions Four and Five saw no completed matches.
9 July 2012

South-West And Wales Club Cricket Round-Up - June 2012

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

Northern Club Cricket Round-Up - June 2012

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

Wrenthorpe Maintain Top Spot With Another Win

Wrenthorpe retained their lead in Solly Central Yorkshire League Premier Division after beating Altofts by four wickets. Greig Batty and Joe Ellis each took four for 39 as Altofts were restricted to 132 all out Opener Eric Austin then led Wrenthorpe to victory with 64.
4 July 2012

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


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