CLUB CRICKET

Club cricket articles that celebrate Yorkshire cricketers and Yorkshire cricket clubs across the county. Club cricket in England discussed with articles, photos, audio and video.

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Huddersfield Cricket League: tradition, technology and transfers

The Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League is a marvel in cricket history and continuity. Its first season was way back in 1892 and comprised the ten clubs of Armitage Bridge, Golcar, Holmfirth, Lascelles Hall, Linthwaite, Slaithwaite, Cliffe End, Huddersfield United, Lockwood, Meltham Mills. The first six of those clubs are still around now and will compete in the 2018 season in… Read more →

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Yorkshire league cricket and bats with B3 Cricket’s Richard Blakeley

On a visit to the B3 Cricket HQ, General Manager Richard Blakeley talked me through his playing career in Yorkshire league cricket and offered coaching and buying tips on cricket bats. Up for discussion was: Richard’s playing career with Birstall and other Yorkshire clubs Coaching and umpiring at Coal Aston Cricket Club Customisation at B3 Cricket Advice for picking the… Read more →

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BME Development Centres give kids a chance at cricket

With funding from the Yorkshire Cricket Board (YCB), there is a programme in place to deliver cricket to those who’ve never tried it, in areas with large BME (black and minority ethnic) populations through development centres. The YCB cover the cost of venues and coaches (these are local to each community) and the 10 development centres offer free indoor junior… Read more →

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