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Edgbaston Cricket Stadium

Gary Barwell podcast

James Buttler, the Cricket Badger, is joined by Gary Barwell, the Head Groundsman at Edgbaston Stadium to fight back against criticism of pitches during...

in Cricket - 12 hours, 17 minutes ago

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DLF good for Goodwood

The Goodwood Estate relies on mixtures from across the DLF Seeds portfolio to deliver results site-wide. With a remit including two 18-hole golf courses,...

in Cricket - 6 days, 5 hours ago

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Uttoxeter CC's new home

After a long search for a new ground, Uttoxeter Cricket Club had finally found a suitable home, but it was in a state of disrepair. Fortunately, an army...

in Cricket - 1 week ago

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BEM for Alan Vollans

Dedicated cricket man Alan Vollans has been awarded a British Empire Medal in the Queen's Birthday Honours for services to the game and the local...

in Cricket - 1 week, 1 day ago

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Nearly scuppered!

Edgbaston groundsman reveals the challenges of preparing pitch for World Cup cricket as unseasonable bad weather almost scuppered their first World Cup...

in Cricket - 1 week, 3 days ago

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Shilts opens sports hub

England men’s all-time record appearance holder, Peter Shilton OBE, opened a new multi-million-pound sports hub in Manadon, Plymouth recently

in Cricket - 1 week, 6 days ago

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Lowdham CC back home

Just two weeks ago a Nottinghamshire cricket club saw its ground completely flooded after downpours hit the region. But already, after the pitch at Lowdham...

in Cricket - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

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Praise for Kidderminster

Worcestershire CCC’s Alex Gidman and Paul Pridgeon gave the thumbs-up to Kidderminster Cricket Club after the floods at Blackfinch New Road prompted...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 2 days ago

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Todd gains experience

Todd Darrington never dreamed his choice of career could take him where it has. However, his job has turned into a dream come true and it doesn't look...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

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£1m Grant for Sports Hub

Some exciting news has been announced for community sport in Hyndburn. Accrington Stanley Community Trust have been awarded a grant of £1m from the Premier...

in Cricket - 4 weeks, 1 day ago

Porthill Park Cricket Club

Thieves steal turf

Thieves have ripped out specialist artificial turf from a £33,000 training centre used by young cricketers.

in Cricket - on 30/5/19

Groundsmen Bring On The Cricket Covers

Rain stops World Cup

Two Cricket World Cup warmup matches were washed out Sunday with just days to go before the tournament starts in host country England.

in Cricket - on 28/5/19

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Cricketers appeal to PC

Delabole Cricket Club has appealed once more to St Teath Parish Council to be allowed to keep their plastic posts around the cricket square

in Cricket - on 27/5/19

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Help from a hybrid

Brian Sandalls, Head Groundsman at Preston Nomads Cricket Club, publishes a monthly blog for the Sussex Cricket Groundsmen’s Association. In his latest...

in Cricket - on 22/5/19

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This is disgusting!

Thieves have ripped out specialist artificial turf from a £33,000 training centre used by young cricketers. The nets had been set up at Porthill Park...

in Cricket - on 22/5/19

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The heart of the village

In the pretty Staffordshire village of Abbots Bromley, teamwork has seen an ambitious plan to create a new community sports hub grow from vision to reality....

in Cricket - on 15/5/19

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We do as we're told!

It was a remark by Mark Ramprakash, England’s former batting coach, after the recent Test series defeat by West Indies which pushed one first-class groundsman...

in Cricket - on 13/5/19

SISGrass At The Oval

T20 use plastic pitches

The ECB expect plastic pitches to be used in domestic Twenty20 action this season when the heavy World Cup scheduling takes its toll on the squares of...

in Cricket - on 30/4/19