The England & Wales Cricket Board’s latest update about coronavirus, aimed at cricket clubs and leagues, outlined the latest thinking across a number of areas. Given Cricket Yorkshire’s audience includes a great number of players, coaches, clubs and leagues, here’s a summary for you: National Programmes All Stars and Dynamos Cricket remain suspended – further […]
Ex-Yorkshire County Cricket Club seam bowler James Lee recalls a second chance with Leeds Bradford MCCU and a five-wicket haul before lunch against his old county in the 2013 season-opener. *This article originally appeared in Cricket Yorkshire’s Best of 2013 Magazine.** Growing up through the junior ranks with Yorkshire County Cricket Club, it was clear […]
Here’s the incredible tale of a Yorkshire university student getting the call to play in the world’s highest-profile T20 league. Ex-Leeds Bradford MCCU bowler Zafir Patel recalls swapping Bradford University for the Indian Premier League. *This article originally appeared in Cricket Yorkshire’s Best of 2013 Magazine.** It was a bitterly cold winter’s evening at Headingley […]
The clock ticks down. But not nearly fast enough for my liking. Five minutes. Two minutes. Refresh the page for the umpteenth time and check the transfer market for updates. Nope, still the highest bidder… Will someone put in a cheeky last-minute bid, as happens all the time on Ebay?
Hi everyone, we are all trying to wrap our heads around the extraordinary times in which we find ourselves. Here on Cricket Yorkshire, there will be plenty to digest and ponder in the coming months and I’ve been mulling over how to add something new for website readers. What I’ve come up with is a […]
Tony Hutton looks at the history of Lascelles Hall Cricket Club (on the Eastern outskirts of Huddersfield) and an enduring association with playing Yorkshire County Cricket Club down the years. The cricket club at Lascelles Hall, originally a very small village just outside Huddersfield, was founded in 1825 which makes it one of the oldest […]