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


Can franchise cricket keep teens in the game for longer?

For this episode of the Cricket Yorkshire Podcast, I went to Sowerby Bridge Cricket Club who were hosting the ZWINGO® Halifax Junior Cricket League U19 T20 Final. Even if the Twenty20 concept is tried and tested professionally, this interpretation was new for Yorkshire club cricket. Four squads – Northern Knights, Western Wolves, Eastern Eagles and Southern Spartans – faced off across a… Read more →

all stars cricket at crossflatts

All Stars Cricket offers Crossflatts a promising future

Thanks to the first rain I can recall since May, I am walking along Keighley Road, soggy and pondering wretched luck – but coaches Lee Bailey and Mark Pennington have kindly agreed to meet anyway to discuss how All Stars cricket has gone down at Crossflatts Cricket Club. In case you haven’t heard about All Stars cricket, it’s an initiative by… 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 →

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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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