Trowbridge Cricket Club
Address: The County Ground, Lower Court, Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 8PX
Phone: 01225 752 538
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Trowbridge Cricket Club was founded in 1847 and have been playing at The County Ground since then. The cricket pavilion was built on the current site in 1894 and is only the second to be built in its style and stature for that time, following that at Lords, the home of English Cricket.
Trowbridge Cricket Club runs 3 Saturday league teams at a variety of standards – the 1st XI in the WEPL Wiltshire League, the 2nd XI in the WEPL Wiltshire League, while the A XI play in division 5 of the Wiltshire Country Cricket League. We also participate in Sunday and mid-week competitions, as well as playing a number of friendly fixtures each year..
In the past few years we have won the WEPL Wiltshire League at both 1st XI and 2nd XI levels. We have also won the midweek League and Cup on multiple occasions in the past few seasons. Trowbridge Cricket Club is proud to be accredited by the ECB as a Clubmark Club, and also as a Focus Club
Over the years there have been over 120 Minor County Championship matches played at Trowbridge Cricket Club. In 1990 a combined Minor Counties side played against India at Trowbridge, the India side contained players such as Sachin Tendulkar and Anil Kumble.
Trowbridge Cricket Club runs a youth section ranging from Under 9s to Under 15s. New members are always welcome, and the first year’s membership is at the heavily discounted rate of £5. For more information, please feel free to attend training nights for a “taster” session, and/or contact the Youth Section at [email protected] We also welcome volunteers to contribute to coaching and other aspects of running the Youth Section.
In the last 10 years we have had players go on to play first class county cricket and even International Test matches. Between 2006 and 2008 Assad Fudadin played for Trowbridge CC as an all-rounder. During his 3 years Trowbridge he scored 2659 league runs at an average of 85.77 and took 60 wickets at an average of 26.53. Fudadin made his international debut for West Indies against England at Edgbaston Cricket Ground in 2012. Between 2007 and 2008 we had David Brown playing at Trowbridge who went on to play for Gloucestershire CCC. David hit a high score of 180 against local rivals Westbury.
Trowbridge have had overseas players for their 1st and 2nd XI's. These have included players who have played who have played First class cricket and list A cricket in their home countries. Johan Fourie played for the 2nd XI for 1 season in 2004. During his time in Trowbridge he scored 794 runs at an average of 113.4 and a high score of 121. In the same period he had a bowling average 15.38 taking 32 wickets. Our 2014 overseas player, Wesley Marshall, who has re-signed for 2015, is currently playing first class cricket for Easterns and recently hit his first First Class hundred.