Club Cricket

Around the Grounds - Cricket Force In The UK, Reaction To England's Loss To The Netherlands

Another busy week around the grounds with clubs in the UK preparing for the new season ahead with Cricket Force and also clubs and fans reactions to England losing to the Netherlands in their final match of the ICC World Twenty20.
1 April 2014

Valley End CC Announce Major New Signing

It’s not what you’re thinking…they haven’t signed KP for the 2014 season! Nor is it their new Masuri stash or that Kia West End Garage will be their main shirt sponsor...
1 April 2014

Haka'd But Love It - Signing Off With A Smile

In his final blog following a season in New Zealand as an overseas professional, Will Edwards reflects on the ups and downs of his five-month trip.
31 March 2014

Vic Marks Heads To Great Oakley CC For Sportsman's Dinner

In the summer of 2013 we welcomed ex England and Somerset spinner Vic Marks to Lewin Road.
31 March 2014

Funds Made Available For Flood-Hit Clubs

Grants of £500,000 and interest-free loans of up to £1.5 million are to be made available to clubs hit by flooding, the England and Wales Cricket Trust have announced.
26 March 2014

Royal Approval For Lord's Taverners Milestone

His Royal Highness the Duke of Edinburgh has celebrated the work of the Lord's Taverners and Fields in Trust with a special reception at St. James' Palace.
20 March 2014

Around The Grounds: WT20, Six Nations & Groundcare

With the ICC WT20 tournament underway we had plenty of tweets from our fans watching various matches. Several from Bangladesh showing banners, fans and even a flash mob. Plenty from the ICC itself, including signed team pictures, quizzes and competitions.
19 March 2014

Club & Ground - The First Cut Is The Deepest

Over the last couple of weekends, groundsmen around the UK have been preparing for the new season and managing to get their first grass cut in.
14 March 2014

Verde Sports - Does What It Says On The 'Tin'

OK, Verde Sports pitches don't come in a tin, as such, but they will do the job they are required to do, as user assessment forms compiled by Stourport Cricket Club will testify.
14 March 2014

England Struggle, Six Nations and Cricket Grounds

Starting us off this week we have the West Indies v England Twenty20 series, which began with a 27-run defeat for England and the fans were not happy.
11 March 2014

Haka'd But Love It - A Win At Long Last!

Will Edwards has had to wait a while but in this week's blog from New Zealand, he has a win to celebrate - his side's first since Christmas.
10 March 2014

Haka'd But Love It - A Trip To Queenstown

In English overseas pro Will Edwards' latest column for Cricket World, he writes about a trip to Queenstown following the cancellation of a number of matches.
26 February 2014

Walking, Team Photos and Winter Olympics

This week's Around The Grounds round-up focuses on South Africa v Australia, the decision to walk as a batsmen, team photos, club events and fixtures.
25 February 2014

Floods, Club Tweets and Net Sessions

This week's Around The Grounds round-up focuses solely on club cricket, ranging from bad weather to club events and announcements. Check out below to see if your club has been mentioned.
17 February 2014

KP, Bad Weather & IPL7 Auction

In our latest round-up we take a break from match reports and move onto weather. Plenty of images from around the UK of flooded cricket grounds, strong winds and cancelled net sessions.
13 February 2014

Haka'd But Love It - Rain, Frustration & Jet Skis

In his latest report from New Zealand, Will Edwards proves that rain stopping both cricket and party plans is a common problem wherever you are in the world.
10 February 2014

Video - Hoggard, Newman, Wells Launch #48hrnet - Cricket World TV

Watch as the #48hrnet gets underway in Sleaford and Matthew Hoggard bowls to Dave Newman and Richard Wells as they begin their bid to raise £10,000 for Brain Tumour Research.
3 February 2014

48 Hour Net, Club Events and Indoor Cricket

In our latest round-up of our favourite club cricket tweets and images, we focus heavily on nets as pre-season gets into full swing.
3 February 2014

Cricket World Players Of The Week - Dave Newman & Richard Wells

Many cricketers around the world played more than once this week but our Cricket World Players Of The Week broke a world record by batting continuously for 48 hours.
3 February 2014