It was a productive Saturday of club cricket with the sun out although a fierce wind that could strip the warmth from bone marrow in seconds made it a three-jumper strategy out on the cricket fields around Ilkley.
Cricket Yorkshire was there, alternating between a barrage of images with the DSLR camera and then driven indoors to source a mug of tea in the Ilkley Cricket Club clubhouse.
It was only the second visit to Ilkley Cricket Club but the outfield was immaculate, the clubhouse boasted a blend of memorabilia from down the years and judging by the mountain of jam scones, the cricket tea is probably worth a visit alone.
This was 2nd XI from the Airedale & Wharfedale Senior Cricket League and both clubs gave a good account of themselves with sixes cracked into the hedge and calmness under pressure when the bat was dominating the ball.
Here’s a few images from Flickr. Use your arrow keys to have a look through.
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