Nick Webster and Joe Root (Super 1s)

Disability Cricket: Super 1s has arrived in Yorkshire!

Super 1s is a recent cricketing success story that has now come to Yorkshire. It offers young people with disabilities, aged 12-25, the opportunity to regularly play cricket and had its official launch at the end of May in London, backed by none other than Joe Root and Jonny Bairstow. Through the creation of community cricket hubs, funded by the Lords… Read more →

Rob Kettlewell wicket for Yorks Over 60s

Martin Ivill on life as Yorkshire Over 60s cricket captain

Nowhere in the lyrics by the Beatles of ‘When I’m 64’ does it mention scrapping against the new ball on a sapping afternoon at Kirkstall Educational in the Over 60s County Championship. Such reticence by John Lennon and Paul McCartney reflects the fact that even though cricket is viewed as a game where we can play to an age where joints… Read more →

john moorhouse ouseburn cricket club

Is this the most incredible scorecard of the cricket season?

Hampsthwaite Firsts vs Ouseburn 2nd XI in Division Four of the Nidderdale Cricket League wouldn’t, at first glance, be an obvious fixture to showcase on the Cricket Yorkshire Podcast. However, this match has one of the most eye-catching scorecards you’ll see this season. It features a sizzling double-hundred, a record-breaking tenth-wicket partnership and a victory that flipped the formbook on… Read more →

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Nigel Martyn on life behind the stumps for Leeds Mods

In the latest episode of the Cricket Yorkshire Podcast, former Leeds United and England goalkeeper Nigel Martyn is on top form talking about his switch from professional football to league cricket in North Leeds. Cricket came first for Cornishman Martyn who got stuck into league cricket with St Austell and Fowey before a blossoming football career between the posts took… Read more →

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 →

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