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BPCC Tour 2021


The last time BPCC met was June 2019 when we were based in Nottinghamshire for the week.

2021 will see the Tour relocating to Leicestershire & Rutland (home of our Chair) which should have taken place last year.

An additional fixture has been included this year as the Club has accepted an invitation to play Kibworth CC on Sunday 20th June which will now be the Tour curtain raiser. They are looking for it to be their Presidents Day.


Sunday 20
Kibworth CC at Kibworth CC
Start 1300 (TBC)
40-50 overs (TBC)

Monday 21
Lincolnshire CCC at Grantham CC
Start 1100
50 overs

Tuesday 22
Army at Oakham CC
Start 1100
50 overs

Wednesday 23
Club Cricket Conference at Uppingham CC
Start 1100
50 overs

Thursday 24
National Asian Cricket Council at Newtown Linford CC
(Sponsors & Committee Day)
Start 1100
50 overs

Friday 25
Royal Air Force at Loughborough Town CC
Start 1030-1100 (TBC)
40-50 overs (TBC)

2021 will 10 debutants in the squad making it one of the most inexperienced teams to represent BPCC for many years.

Once again, they will be led by Mick Martin from Gwent who has 24 caps. The remains 5 players who have represented BP have only 25 caps between them.

3 Forces will have their first representation in the squad namely Derbyshire, Suffolk and Ministry of Defence Police


Mick Martin (Gwent) Captain
Shaun Smith (Northumbria) Vice Captain
Mitchell Harris (Gwent)
Will Evans (North Wales)
Stuart Drakeley (Kent)
Craig Grimley (Staffordshire)
Gary Knight (Greater Manchester Police)
Lewis Staniforth (Derbyshire)
Mike Harling (MoDP)
Dominic Manthorpe (Suffolk)
Callum Storey (Northumbria)
Ben Harmison (Northumbria)
Tom Knight (Derbyshire)
Ben Ellis (Gloucestershire)
Harry Powell (Gwent)
Matt Sisson (Nottinghamshire)


Ray Knowles (Umpire)
Peter Mitchell (Scorer)
Ian Dowling (Sports Therapist)


David Fraser-Darling (Tour Manager / Secretary)
Simon Young (Assistant Manager / Coach)
Craig Greyvenstein (Assistant / Transportation)
Ryan Watkins (Gwent) (Head Coach)
Graham Shaw (Assistant Coach)

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