Cricket (page 1)


Dad’s army take the flack

During a typical Friday in June, the final preparations would usually be being made to the square at The Victory Ground but, instead, it is routine mowing...

in Cricket - 4 days, 11 hours ago

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Investment in volunteers

As autumn takes hold, community playing fields and pitches have seen cricket make way for the likes of football and rugby union.

in Cricket - 1 week, 3 days ago


Merchant receives award

Lancashire Cricket and Emirates Old Trafford Head Groundsman, Matt Merchant, has become the first recipient of the David Hodgkiss OBE award

in Cricket - 1 week, 4 days ago


£20k equipment stolen

Thieves have stolen more than £20,000 worth of equipment from Kirkstall Educational Cricket Club (KECC)

in Cricket - 2 weeks ago


Taking care of business

What do Westhoughton Cricket Club, Farnworth Cricket Club (in the Bolton League) and Littleborough Cricket Club (in the Lancashire League) all have in...

in Cricket - 2 weeks, 4 days ago


Q&A with Mark Goddard

Come up and see me, make me smile!

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 6 days ago


All smiles at Driffield

After a delayed meeting due to the Covid-19 crisis, Lee Williams, finally caught up with Mark Goddard, the club’s Head Groundsman and his right-hand...

in Cricket - 3 weeks, 6 days ago

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A superb innings

From historic matches to some of the greatest players to ever wear whites, Kidderminster Cricket Club’s Chester Road home has hosted them all.

in Cricket - 4 weeks ago


"It's mindless"

"Mindless" vandals who drove across a cricket pitch causing extensive damage for the second time in 13 months have left the ground's owners feeling "angry...

in Cricket - on 20/9/20

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2020 not out!

After serious flooding at Blackfinch New Road, Worcestershire CCC’s head groundsman Tim Packwood faced new challenges as he prepared for the new season...

in Cricket - on 5/9/20

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Tributes paid to 'Fiti'

Tributes have been paid to a ‘cricket legend’ who dedicated himself to Boldon Cricket Club for over 60 years

in Cricket - on 16/8/20


Passing down the skills

It’s had a long innings and moved a few times over the years but Holywood Cricket Club sure excels in the sport. Chris McCullough speaks to main groundsman...

in Cricket - on 29/7/20

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In mourning for Murray

Walberton CC approached their first match of the season at Watersfield with heavy hearts

in Cricket - on 25/7/20

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Relief for Stirlands CC

Stirlands Cricket Club aims to complete winter turf maintenance for the first time in years after the successful installation of a new drainage system...

in Cricket - on 24/7/20

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Spectators to return?

The UK government has announced that mass gatherings, including sporting events and conferences, will allow fans to return from 1 October with social distancing...

in Cricket - on 24/7/20


Doo'cot will be perfect .

New groundsperson Greg Denton has a wealth of experience having spent 17 years at Sussex County Cricket Club

in Cricket - on 23/7/20


WOO Architects delivers

As a part of their ongoing role with the 2020 season overlay on behalf of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), WOO Architects were appointed to aid...

in Cricket - on 19/7/20


Hi-vis jackets con!

Members of the Winchelsea Cricket Club in East Sussex found five holes on the cricket square and a number of holes nearby last Saturday

in Cricket - on 12/7/20