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.

paul hudson weather forecaster with keeley donovan

BBC Look North’s Paul Hudson on Yorkshire weather and club cricket

BBC weather presenter Paul Hudson is immediately into his stride as we discuss how the weather has been a nightmare across Yorkshire. Just the day before, he’d interviewed a farmer who reckoned March was the wettest month since December 2015. While a field of farm produce and a prized cricket square might not appear as natural comparisons, the sheer volume… Read more →

Michael Blatherwick B3 Cricket

Blathers on cricket bat trends, Tom Kohler-Cadmore’s design and facing Yorkshire Over 50s

On a recent visit to their factory, I caught up with B3 Cricket Managing Director Michael Blatherwick who was having a net. In an episode for the Cricket Yorkshire podcast, we began with a chat about the importance of tip-top indoor facilities. Alongside the shop and the workspace where batmaker Gav was busy hand-shaping cricket bats, there’s a full-sized net that clubs and… Read more →

delph and dobcross cricket club

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 →

richard blakeley B3 Cricket

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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