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Bramall Lane's swansong

Fifty years ago, Sheffield United ended their ground’s strange use for cricket despite most shareholders voting for it to remain

in Cricket - 13 hours, 3 minutes ago


Grassroots discussion

2020 has been an unprecedented year. The effects of Covid-19 will still be being felt in years to come, with the general economy struggling to return to...

in Cricket - 1 week ago


Marquee supports ECB

If England Cricket has ambitions to top the ICC’s World Test Championship, they will have to do well in the Covid-postponed Test Series in Sri Lanka...

in Cricket - 1 week, 5 days ago

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The feel good factor

‘The New Normal’ - one of this year’s buzz phrases that has been worn out by overuse. Yet, for school groundsmen, sports coaches and pupils, it describes...

in Cricket - 2 weeks, 6 days ago

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UltraGroomer gets a grip

Glamorgan CCC are the latest in a growing list of cricket clubs to discover the benefits of the UltraGroomer™ cassette from the renowned TMSystem™...

in Cricket - on 16/12/20


Here's to the groundsmen

Arguably the most important member of any club, but one whose contribution often goes overlooked, is the groundsman. Here former first-class groundsman...

in Cricket - on 5/12/20


Ludicrous pitch!

Cricket fans have been left stunned after New Zealand unveiled one of the greenest pitches for a Test match in recent memory on Thursday

in Cricket - on 3/12/20

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The man with a plan

The current ‘situation’ may have put many hopes and dreams on hold but, at Towcestrians Sports Club, it’s just another minor challenge in the progress...

in Cricket - on 30/11/20

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Praise from Chairman

Colin White, chairman of the Dales Council League, has praised the forgotten heroes of local cricket's response to Covid-19 this spring and summer - the...

in Cricket - on 29/11/20


Wicket installation

Have you ever wondered how the MCG wickets are installed? Watch below to find out!

in Cricket - on 28/11/20

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First year in the job

The country may be in lockdown, but that has not stopped Somerset County Cricket Club preparing for the 2021 season - whenever it might start.

in Cricket - on 27/11/20

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Scotland’s finest

On the A91, which concludes at St Andrews, and just a few miles east of Stirling, sits Dollar Academy, one of Scotland’s finest private schools. Catering...

in Cricket - on 27/11/20


Q&A - Norman Robertson

Norman Robertson - he wouldn’t let you off lightly if he was a judge!

in Cricket - on 3/11/20


The Wee County

Clackmannanshire is the smallest county in the UK and is often referred to as ‘The Wee County’. Clackmannan County Cricket Club was established in...

in Cricket - on 3/11/20

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The future's bright...

Total-play Ltd has been undertaking some exciting projects over the past few months for clients ranging from small league clubs to top cricketing...

in Cricket - on 2/11/20


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 - on 21/10/20

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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 - on 15/10/20


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 - on 14/10/20


£20k equipment stolen

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

in Cricket - on 11/10/20


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 - on 7/10/20