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Restrictions on overseas cricketers are damaging club cricket

The news that Frinton-on-Sea Cricket Club lost their appeal to a Tribunal of the Two Counties Cricket Championship (TCCC) over the eligibility of their Australian player, Blake Reed, could have far-reaching implications for club cricket. If you’re unfamiliar with the saga to date, it revolves around an Essex club defending the status of one of their players who specifically came… Read more →

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Yorkshire Cricket Foundation celebrates a blockbuster summer

The Yorkshire Cricket Foundation (YCF) has been at full throttle this summer delivering education and community programmes all over Yorkshire with a cricketing twist. As the final feature of our series of articles showcasing what the cricket charity (based at Yorkshire County Cricket Club) does, we thought a roundup of their activities would offer readers a flavour for the YCF’s… Read more →

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Yorkshire Cricket Foundation’s mission on heritage

Where better than the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation Museum to learn about the future direction of the cricketing heritage of the county? After a group of primary schoolchildren have been shown around by Mel Reuben, one of the charity’s Tour Guides, quiet descends and I sit down with Paul Goodman, Heritage Manager for the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation (YCF). Paul’s background to… Read more →

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YCB OSCAs champion the role of volunteering in cricket

If it was up to me, I would stream the Yorkshire Cricket Board Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards (OSCAs) ceremony live and make it compulsory viewing for those that portray grassroots cricket in a negative light. For a couple of hours, ahead of David Willey’s whirlwind hundred and Yorkshire’s T20 win over Worcestershire Rapids, invited guests from across Yorkshire recreational… Read more →

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Think Outside the Box with Crazy Catch

Listen up. Cricket practice has just got an upgrade. To coincide with the Women’s World Cup, Crazy Catch have unleashed a campaign called ‘Think Outside the Box’ designed to showcase new and innovative Crazy Catch drills, with England star Tammy Beaumont and Director of Cricket at Millfield School, Mark Garaway. This series of six drills, released weekly each Friday, is… Read more →

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