Cricket (page 4)

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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

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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

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Spitfires grounded

Cricket is our summer game; just not this summer. The frustration is most apparent at county level, where all 18 clubs are without income, yet having to...

in Cricket - on 6/7/20

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Tom Flintoft passes away

It is with great sadness that we learn of the passing of former Durham County Cricket Club Head Groundsman, Tom Flintoft.

in Cricket - on 4/7/20

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Mannofield opens doors

Aberdeenshire Cricket Club have welcomed the announcement from the Scottish Government that clubs will be able to use outdoor cricket facilities for the...

in Cricket - on 29/6/20

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Lowly Village Green

Wivelsfield Green CC is a small club in East Sussex which has had just a Sunday friendly team for the last 100 years and l am the current groundsman. We...

in Cricket - on 27/6/20

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A delayed start ...

With the Covid-19 crisis pushing back the potential start of the season, David Bates, MD of cricket pitch specialist total-play, looks at what maintenance...

in Cricket - on 25/6/20

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Gold Standard at Newclose

Back in 2008 it cost around £1.7m to build Newclose on the outskirts of Newport — a magnificent ground adopted by Hampshire and one which has put the...

in Cricket - on 24/6/20

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Uncertainty and shock

Doubts surround the future of a popular sports ground used by hundreds of people after the landlords moved in this week to close the facility and change...

in Cricket - on 18/6/20

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Turf post lockdown

Sport facilities at clubs, schools and in open spaces were off-limits for a number of weeks due to COVID 19, but as we come out of lockdown Tom Shinkins,...

in Cricket - on 17/6/20

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Vaughan slams pitches

Former England captain Michael Vaughan has branded the standard of some county cricket pitches as “appalling”.

in Cricket - on 16/6/20

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SISIS helps deliver

Clive Brown, a volunteer groundsman, has praised the SISIS Auto Rotorake Mk. 5 after it helped him pick up an award for the best ground in the Lincolnshire...

in Cricket - on 16/6/20

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Johnsons delivers

Delivering the strongest coverage, density and recovery Head Groundsman Andy Ellett has seen in his 13 seasons at the club, J Nitro Premier Wicket is taking...

in Cricket - on 12/6/20

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Sudbury CC strong uptake

The glorious sound of leather on willow rang out from Sudbury Cricket Club’s Friars Street ground on Saturday following the nets opening.

in Cricket - on 31/5/20

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Building the beast ...

Ford Sport and Social Club run two sites in Essex - at Basildon and Ilford. Blair Ferguson went to meet Dan James, the Head Groundsman at Ilford, to discover...

in Cricket - on 29/5/20

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ECB update

The ECB has confirmed a further delay to the start of the professional domestic cricket season, with no domestic cricket to be played before 1 August.

in Cricket - on 28/5/20

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The umpire strikes back!

Volunteer grounds professionals can tread a hard road, but a team of two can share the load, as Greg Rhodes discovered when he talked to Westgate-on-Sea...

in Cricket - on 25/5/20

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Tributes to John Marston

Tributes have been paid to a groundsman who devoted his life to the football and cricket clubs he lovingly served

in Cricket - on 23/5/20

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Uncertain times

While most counties have furloughed staff and players in a bid to save money as they wait to see what, if any, cricket will be played this summer, a hardy...

in Cricket - on 9/5/20

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First-class condition

When he took over as Head Groundsman at Sussex in the first week in March, Ben Gibson’s priority was to try and get a wicket ready for the first pre-season...

in Cricket - on 5/5/20