Club Cricket

Penkridge CC Blog - January 2017

Now that Christmas has come and gone, our thoughts have started to turn towards the 2017 cricket season and all that involves. Indoor nets have been underway for three weeks, and I managed to attend my first one of the winter a few days ago after recovering from a nasty New Year bout of the NoroVirus!
25 January 2017

La Manga Club Pays Tribute To Rachael Heyhoe Flint

Spain’s La Manga Club has joined the sporting world in paying tribute to former England women’s cricket captain and hockey international Rachael Heyhoe Flint following her death at the age of 77.
25 January 2017

Around the Grounds - 3rd January 2017

This week's Around The Grounds is a Christmas and New Year special, featuring tweets from club and county cricket celebrating the occasions. From everyone here at Cricket World we hope you had a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!
3 January 2017

Bowled Over: £100,000 Raised For Pavillion Memorial To Star Cricketer

A fundraising campaign to replace and rebuild a sports pavilion in memory of a talented young sportsman who died suddenly has broken the £100,000 barrier.
21 December 2016

Guest Commits to Sale, Lancashire and England

Sale’s outstanding former Australian under 19 international Brooke Guest has committed his future to England after signing his first professional contract with Lancashire.
29 November 2016

Guest Commits to Sale, Lancashire and England

Sale's outstanding former Australian under 19 international Brooke Guest has committed his future to England after signing his first professional contract with Lancashire.
29 November 2016

Award Winners Enjoy GM Cricket Experience

Following a fun packed day, for the winners of the GM Experience Day, of coaching, a tour of the Gunn and Moore factory and interviewing Nottinghamshire CCC and England stars Chris Read and Samit Patel – in association with and ProCoach – a special Award, of a Gunn & Moore cricket bat, was presented to Matti Abed from Weston Super Mare CC.
8 November 2016

Around the Grounds - 1st November

Our Top Tweets of the weekend are a bit of a mix, with the club season finished, ranging from clubs celebrations to the odd team still playing or working hard on ground renovations/maintenance.
1 November 2016

Marsa CC share series with Woodlands

Last weekend, the Marsa Cricket Club welcomed Woodlands Cricket Club on their first visit to the Maltese Islands. The tourists were the 25th cricket team to visit Malta this year.
31 October 2016

Battersea Badgers victorious over Marsa

Last weekend, the Marsa Cricket Club welcomed Battersea Badgers from South-West London. The visitors were victorious with two hard fought victories.
24 October 2016

Winter Season Meetings For Cricket Groundsmen

Now that cricket squares have been "put to bed", thoughts turn to the winter meetings of the Cricket Groundsmen's Association which will be held monthly on Mondays.
10 October 2016

Cricket's unsung heroes rewarded at the NatWest OSCAs

A host of current and former England cricketers including Georgia Adams, James Anderson, Stuart Broad, Marcus Trescothick and Fran Wilson helped honour the efforts of grass-roots volunteers at the NatWest Outstanding Service to Cricket awards for 2016.
4 October 2016

Around the Grounds - 3rd October

Club cricket tweets dominate the rest of this week's Around The Grounds, however, and they include outstanding performances, including some video footage, celebrations, jokes and a whole lot more.
3 October 2016

Sale's Brooke Guest hits unbeaten century

Sale's Brooke Guest signed off with an unbeaten century on Saturday, but couldn’t prevent a defeat to visitors Tattenhall. With neither team having anything to play for in the final Vivio Cheshire county league division one fixture of the season Sale captain Chris Canning took the opportunity to mix up the batting and bowling orders.
20 September 2016

Penkridge CC 19th September Blog

The week started with the club hosting the Midlands Club Cricket Conference as they took on Qatar, in a match that was unfortunately abandoned after a thunderstorm and torrential downpour which left the ground badly flooded. Remarkably, the ground had cleared by the following day for a Penkridge team to take on the visitors from Qatar – and win the game for our first international scalp!
19 September 2016

Around the Grounds - 19th September

Our Top Tweets of the weekend are a bit of a mix - from clubs celebrations after winning their division to those few still playing their season.
19 September 2016

Cricket World Performances of the Week - 14th September

Performance of the Week features some of the best performances from clubs and individuals around the UK, then gives you the chance to support your entry.
14 September 2016

Penkridge CC 13th September Blog

Saturday morning, and despite the best efforts of second team scorer Nick “The Wheel” Jackson (@NickTheWheel) in his Twitter conversation / stalking of TV weather girl Lucy Martin on Friday, the day yet again dawned as a wet and miserable one – not as forecast!
13 September 2016

Around the Grounds - 13th September

This week's Around The Grounds features tweets from club cricket, county cricket and the international game.
13 September 2016

Penkridge CC 6th September Blog

Returning from a week of Ibizan sun and driving into the ground on Saturday morning with my windscreen wipers and headlights on, I was struck both by how much cooler the temperature was than those I’d been experiencing just a few days before and the somewhat slim chances of play for the day.
6 September 2016