You’ve got to hand it to the waitress who keeps sauntering up to take our order but the menus have stayed closed. Since the moment we sat down in this bustling cafe that’s my local default for interviews, we’ve just dived into talking cricket. The cooked breakfast will have to wait. Steve Archer is the […]
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Johnny Younis is about to dash off for an All Stars school assembly but is shoehorning in a quick interview with Cricket Yorkshire. The Yorkshire Cricket Board’s Community Cricket Officer for Sheffield & Rotherham wears many hats but encouraging the ECB’s entry-level programme for 5-8 year-olds is key among them. Outdoor sessions are about to […]
Club affiliation through league cricket Give or take, (whether they know it or not) 95% of cricket clubs do actually affiliate to the Yorkshire Cricket Board via the leagues as part of their annual league fees. A mention too for the Yorkshire Cricket Board’s Derek Shuttleworth who is in his mid-eighties and has been their […]
Ok, let’s shatter a few myths early doors before we get to the good stuff. These are not the Oscars. There are no golden statuettes and painful speeches by tearful celebrities who feel the need to ramble incoherently for what feels like days. This is so much better than that. These are the OSCAs – […]
The launch of the Yorkshire Cricket Board’s new website has been inevitably cause for feverish excitement in the Cricket Yorkshire office. There are very few things in life where I am more likely to be hawkishly opinionated than assessing, road testing and de-constructing the merits of an online resource.
Yorkshire cricket has a number of stalwarts embedded in the game that share names with famous cricketers, past and present. There’s David Warner; the esteemed cricket journalist and also Ian Chappell, who recently retired as Yorkshire Cricket Board Chief Executive. Cricket Boards hold a strange position to many within recreational cricket. Your average player will […]