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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 - 1 day, 21 hours ago

Porthill

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 - 2 days, 1 hour ago

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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 - 1 week, 2 days ago

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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 - 1 week, 4 days ago

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 - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Pre Season Headaches

Pre-season headaches

With the cricket season now upon us, David Bates from total-play advises how to keep your pitch in good health

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 3 days ago

Lee Bennet

New man at total-play

Sports surface specialist total-play Ltd has continued the ongoing expansion of its team with the appointment of Lee Bennet in the role of Sales Development...

in Cricket - 4 weeks ago

Scott Hawkins

Expansion for MTD

To support their continued growth and increase in sales, MTD Specialty Turf Products have announced the appointment of Scott Hawkins.

in Cricket - on 19/4/19

PREP CRICKET 2018 (90)

Howzat for a job title?

To provide sporting excellence over a number of years takes certain skills and qualities. Often these qualities need to be present not only in the athletes...

in Cricket - on 19/4/19

Tim Packwood

30 years for Tim Packwood

Long serving Worcestershire County Cricket Club head groundsman Tim Packwood has celebrated 30 years of looking after the picturesque cricket ground

in Cricket - on 18/4/19

Karl McDermott

Karl McDermott's tips

Lord's head groundsman Karl McDermott shares his top groundcare tips for the cricket pre-season ahead.

in Cricket - on 17/4/19

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The Pannal Game

On the outskirts of the North Yorkshire town of Harrogate, a huge project is coming to fruition to provide a ‘homeless’ junior football club with their...

in Cricket - on 15/4/19

John-Harris

John Harris died age 83

Everyone associated with Somerset County Cricket Club is mourning the sad loss of John Harris, who died last week at the age of 83.

in Cricket - on 6/4/19

SISGrass Unversal At Lords

Hybrid transforms cricket

SIS Pitches has installed pioneering hybrid cricket pitches at County Cricket Clubs across the United Kingdom ahead of the 2019 cricket season.

in Cricket - on 5/4/19

Prairie View Cricket Complex

Cricket US roots

On an expanse of Texan grass two immigrants were openly engaged in a distinctly un-American activity ... they were marking out a cricket pitch.

in Cricket - on 31/3/19

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Pre-season rolling advice

By the time you read this, some of you may have already started your pre-season rolling. I have completed four passes to date, but many may not have even...

in Cricket - on 29/3/19

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The dream job

Karl McDermott actually says he is not looking beyond Middlesex’s County Championship opener against Lancashire on April 11, but admits Ireland’s four-day...

in Cricket - on 28/3/19

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Groundsmen visit Spurs

County Cricket groundsmen recently undertook a visit to Tottenham Hotspur's Enfield training centre as part of the annual ECB Pitches Group pre-season...

in Cricket - on 24/3/19