Cricket (page 2)

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Never looking better

Graeme Cousins speaks to some of the people maintaining green areas for when sport gets the green light to return

in Cricket - on 4/5/20

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Testing times

Groundsmen are in uncharted territory after Covid-19 forced the suspension of all sports this spring, after a challenging winter. Jane Carley looks at...

in Cricket - on 4/5/20

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Lawnmower stolen

Thieves broke through four different types of security to steal the mower from the club on Summerleaze Road.

in Cricket - on 3/5/20

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True son of Warton

A cricketing stalwart described as a ‘true son of Warton’ has died aged 88.

in Cricket - on 2/5/20


Twenty20 World Cup

Plans for the the Twenty20 World Cup to be held in October as planned remain in place but organisers in Australia are “exploring all other options”...

in Cricket - on 28/4/20

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Groundsman leaves

Beaconsfield Cricket Club’s long-serving groundsman has left the club after 34 years of service.

in Cricket - on 27/4/20


One man and his dog

Instead of Hampshire hosting Kent in the season-opening County Championship fixture at the Ageas Bowl this week, there was just one man and his dog on...

in Cricket - on 26/4/20


Season further delayed

No professional cricket will be played in England and Wales until at least 1 July due to the COVID-19 pandemic

in Cricket - on 24/4/20

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Hoping for green shoots

Essex head groundsman Stuart Kerrison admits he is like a coiled spring ready to burst into frenzied action when the signal is finally given for the 2020...

in Cricket - on 23/4/20

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Barney ready to roll

Sport may have come to a standstill, but for Barnard Castle Cricket Club groundsman Steve Dixon it has been a case of “business as usual” at the Vere...

in Cricket - on 18/4/20


Andy Fogarty pitching in

Yorkshire CCC may not have been consistently successful on the pitch in recent times but they have been consistently successful in producing good...

in Cricket - on 13/4/20


Promotion scrapped!

Cricket chiefs have decided there will be no promotion or relegation this season – when or if the new campaign gets underway.

in Cricket - on 11/4/20


Newclose will be ready

Cricket lovers will find it hard to imagine not seeing the 2020 season get underway on the Isle of Wight this month - if at all this summer, amid the coronavirus...

in Cricket - on 9/4/20


Steve up for a challenge

At Trent Bridge, head groundsman Steve Birks is preparing for his 23rd season in charge. He and his crew were already having to cope with one of the wettest...

in Cricket - on 8/4/20


Cricket groundstaff

Groundstaff believe that they can stage matches in mid-October if necessary as English cricket examines ways in which it could accommodate as many international...

in Cricket - on 7/4/20


Karl living the dream!

Just like the players, Karl McDermott, Head Groundsman at Lord's, would now be entering the final stage of his preparations for the English cricket...

in Cricket - on 28/3/20


ECB guidance on Covid-19

For the avoidance of doubt, due to the developing nature of the outbreak, all grounds teams must ensure that they are monitoring relevant Government and...

in Cricket - on 27/3/20


Oldest school ties

It is said that St Augustine first founded a school here in 597AD and it became the King’s School in 1541 when it was re-founded by Royal Charter under...

in Cricket - on 27/3/20


ECB statement on Covid-19

ECB statement on the recreational game in light of the developing COVID-19 situation

in Cricket - on 18/3/20


Ilkley up and running ...

Ilkley Town AFC is back up and running in the wake of flooding by Storm Ciara at Ben Rhydding Sports Club

in Cricket - on 10/3/20