A fantastic collection of Yorkshire cricket articles (including club cricket and Yorkshire CCC) with audio clips and interviews from the Cricket Yorkshire Podcast.

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Katie Levick on her leg-spin, bowling record and life as a frog in a blender

Drum roll, please….Yorkshire Women’s CCC’s Katie Levick is now officially the leading wicket taker in the history of the Women’s County Championship. We caught up for an episode of the Cricket Yorkshire Podcast (clip below) and it’s a record that the leg-spinner from Sheffield is rightly proud of claiming as her own. In our interview, you’ll hear the latest on… Read more →

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Glyn Pearson on cricket umpire challenges for the recreational game

The ECB’s ACO Education Officer Glyn Pearson was my guest for the Cricket Yorkshire Podcast recently and on form as we debated the challenges facing umpire recruitment in the recreational game. Glyn umpires in the Bradford League and is very well known in umpiring circles for his training and expertise – so who better to delve into how the new… Read more →

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Captain Steve Bullen on MCCUs, his league ban & fresh start

When I caught up with Leeds Bradford MCCU captain Steve Bullen (above right), it was after a few false starts to co-ordinate timetables but well worth the wait. For an episode of the Cricket Yorkshire podcast, Steve covered everything from a rigorous defence of the MCCU programme to discussing publicly for the first time his Aire-Wharfe Cricket League ban in 2017… 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 →

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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 →

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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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