Club Cricket

Knebworth Hall Make It Two Wins Out Of Two

Knebworth Hall stand proudly at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League after a comfortable eight-twicket win over Radlet II. They are the only team in the league to have won their two opening games and are 20 points clear of Ampthill Town.
21 May 2012

The GM Cricket World ECB Premier League Batting Performance Awards and the world renowned cricket manufacturer Gunn & Moore have teamed up to provide a monthly award for the leading batsman in the ECB Premier League. The lucky winner each month will receive a Gunn and Moore Original LE bat of their choice and all winners will get an invitation to visit the famous Gunn & Moore factory in Nottingham after the season.
21 May 2012

Cockermouth Continue To Lead The Way

Cockermouth continue to set the pace in the John Smith's North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division after beating Furness by seven wickets. Their third win was set up after they bowled Furness out for 101 and Millom now stand nine points behind them after they took their third victory, beating Carlisle by seven wickets.
14 May 2012

Rain Continues To Hamper Hertfordshire League Cricket

Division One of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League made a stuttering start with rain causing two matches to be cancelled. Iin the games that did get underway, Hitchin beat Old Finchleians, Knebworth Park overcame Totteridge Milhillians and Chorleywood were too strong for St Albans.
14 May 2012

2012 Middlesex ECB Premier League Gets Underway

The 2012 Middlesex ECB Premier League got underway over the weekend and there were five positive results from the first round of matches. The wins were for Finchley, Eastcote, Ealing, Teddington and Hampstead. In Division Two, Wembley beat Richmond while the other games were all abandoned.
14 May 2012

Promoted Saltaire Thump Pudsey Congs By 111 Runs

Promoted Saltaire's 111-run win over one time champions Pudsey Congs was a stand-out result as the JCT 600 Bradford League finally got underway after the first two rounds of league matches were postponed because of the weather. New overseas player, pace bowler Nawaz Sardar, who joined them from First Division rivals Undercliffe, took four for nine in 12 overs as Congs were bowled out for a mere 96 in reply to Saltaire's total of 207 for four while skipper Ijaz Khan took three for 34.
9 May 2012

Aamer Sajjad Starts Strongly For Driffield

Driffield's Pakistan A batsman Aamer Sajjad has begun the season in superb form. Sajjad, who scored 113 in Driffield's home defeat against Scarborough on the opening day of the season, hit 129 in their thrilling one run win at defending champions York. His innings, containing 16 fours and one six, was the foundation of Driffield's total of 217 for nine with leg spinner Tom Pringle taking five for 76.
9 May 2012

Cockermouth And Carlisle Tied At The Top

Cockermouth and Carlisle lead the way with 53 points at the top of the John Smith's North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division. With the season only just underway, teams are jostling for position behind them and the top six are separated by just ten points.
9 May 2012

Rain Hampers Start Of Hertfordshire League Programme

The Saracens Hertfordshire League 2012 season got underway on Saturday and only one team was able to register a victory in Division Two. Reed were the benefactors, beating Chipperfield Clarendon by three wickets in the only game in the division that survived the bad weather.
8 May 2012

Cockermouth And Millom Maintain Perfect Starts

Cockermouth and Millom hold a two-point lead at the top of the John Smith's North Lancashire & Cumbria League Premier Division after the second round of matches. Despite heavy rain affected league and club programmes across the country, a full set of fixtures was completed, Cockermouth and Millom beating Lindal Moor and Workington respectively to make it two wins from two.
30 April 2012

Carlisle, Cockermouth, Millom Win On Opening Day

Carlisle, Cockermouth and Millom are the three teams that made a perfect start to the John Smith's North Lancashire & Cumbria League Premier Division. Their victories over Haverigg, Kirkby and Lindal Moor respectively put them at the top od the early table.
25 April 2012

Swann Champions Kingfisher Sponsorship And Support For Grass Roots Cricket

The first round of the renamed Kingfisher Beer Cup kicks off on the 29th April, the grass roots cricket equivalent of the FA Cup. Kingfisher has recently signed a three-year partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) to sponsor the National Championship, renamed the Kingfisher Beer Cup.
17 April 2012

Fairbrother To Open New Pavilion At Irlam Cricket Club

Former England and Lancashire batsman Neil Fairbrother will open Irlam Steel Recreation and Social Club's new £450,000 pavilion on Friday 20th April. Irlam Cricket Club's two senior teams and thriving junior section will share the fantastic new fully accessible changing rooms and social areas with Irlam Steel's football, bowling and indoor sports clubs, who are all based on the Liverpool road site.
17 April 2012

Old Actonians CC Receive £30,000 Grant

The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is pleased to announce that Old Actonians Cricket Club has been awarded a grant from the England and Wales Cricket Board in partnership with Sport England. The investment supports Sport England’s and the ECB’s national strategy 2009 - 2013 which aims to grow the number of people playing sport, sustain participation by encouraging more people to keep playing sport, and help talented sports people excel.
16 April 2012

Mars Refuel Drink Fund To Launch In April

A survey undertaken by chocolate milk drink, Mars Refuel, has confirmed that, while it is well documented that participating in sports can be good for your physical health, it can also be great for your mental wellbeing too. In addition to the social benefits, playing sport as part of a team or as an individual can also stimulate endorphins, which are one of the body’s natural feel good chemicals. This is why people often say they feel a "buzz" after doing exercise or taking part in sport.
19 March 2012

Twenty20 Cricket Company Releases Head Coach Edition Training Plans

Twenty20 Cricket Company Ltd have released their full Head Coach Edition colts training plans. Designed to help cricket club volunteers manage their time, the company have created a series of 12 week summer coaching plans for Under 8 to Under 13 groups.
7 March 2012

Kingfisher Beer To Roll Out Fund-Raising Initiative For Recreational Cricket

Kingfisher Beer, India's No. 1, are set to roll out their 'Kingfisher Quiz & Curry Night' in early March; a new fund raising initiative for club cricket in association with the Professional Cricketers Association (PCA). Kingfisher recently signed a 3 year partnership with the England and Wales Cricket Board to sponsor the National Championship, re-named the Kingfisher Beer Cup.
5 March 2012

Cook & Matthews Host Cricket Show With James Foster & More...

Cook & Matthews Sport 2012 Cricket Night offers the opportunity to meet Essex wicket-keeper James Foster and other professional cricketers.
17 February 2012

Owzat-Cricket Ready For Cricket Resource Show

Established over 10 years ago, in the heart of the East Midlands and very close to the M1 Motorway, we are the Midlands biggest cricket specialist. We welcome visitors from far and wide to our 1000sq ft showroom 6 days a week all year round. You may bump into a well known player or even former International.
31 January 2012

Get Your Club Kit 'Happening' With Terrasport At The Cricket Resource Show

Terrasport (who are now busy preparing for the Edgbaston show on Feb 4th) is a specialist teamwear supplier offering cricket and associated training / leisurewear from a number of famous and leading brands. Whatever your taste or budget Terrasport will help find the find garment or range of garments that suit your needs.
27 January 2012

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