Club Cricket Conference

Sunday, 16th May 2021

Whither Goest Wandering Cricket?

Whither Goest Wandering Cricket?

As the rest of club cricket scrabbled around for answers to the questions posed by the pandemic, the role of wandering cricket – a staple of the recreational game for almost 300 years – remained largely unspoken.

Grounds for Change

Grounds for Change

To borrow a cricket analogy, there used to be clear boundaries.
Family Values

Family Values

Whether Moeen Ali plays another Test for England only time will tell.
Local Authority - Grounds for Thought

Local Authority - Grounds for Thought

The fervent hope of everyone involved in grassroots sport.

Passion, Patience and Practicalities

Passion, Patience and Practicalities

Every cricket season brings its own challenges, changes – and champions.

Pride after the Rise!

Pride after the Rise!

All eyes were on the southern hemisphere recently - the most remarkable Test series.

Club Cricket in 2021?

Club Cricket in 2021?

It looks as though it will be a case of evolution rather than revolution in club cricket in 2021.

Clubs still the backbone of cricket

Clubs still the backbone of cricket

The normal season may have gone the way of the Dodo this summer.

Cricket in Beirut – a pipedream? No Way!

Cricket in Beirut – a pipedream? No Way!

There have been precious few shards of light during this darkest of years.

The Journey of Donovan Miller

The Journey of Donovan Miller

It's a surprise that Donovan Miller isn't a widely recognised figure in England. 

Conference Cricket – a pandemic profile

Conference Cricket – a pandemic profile

The Club Cricket Conference XI programme has been decimated.

Kenya, Cricket and Character

Kenya, Cricket and Character

The chill of autumn is currently on hold as a warm front promises some late summer sun.

Outgrounds to the rescue

Outgrounds to the rescue

By and large, recreational cricket has responded magnificently to the unprecedented challenges

Leicester in lockdown

Leicester in lockdown

Recreational cricket returned to approaching a new normal on a long- awaited weekend in July.

The Great Tea Debate!

The Great Tea Debate!

Laying the foundations – or perhaps the tablecloth – for the Great Tea Debate 

A Leap into the Light

A Leap into the Light

It might be a slightly stranger version of cricket than we’re accustomed to.
The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Part 3

The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Part 3

No mention of club cricket’s influence on the wider professional game would be complete 
The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Part 2

The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Part 2

The identities of the 55 England cricketers lucky enough to be resuming training were announced.

The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Part 1

The Hand That Rocks The Cradle Part 1

Could Covid-19 have a transformative impact on youth cricket? 

Vital role of Local Council grass pitches

Vital role of Local Council grass pitches

The importance of playing fields has rarely been a matter of more serious consideration

Breaking Bad - club cricket threat from lockdown vandals

Breaking Bad - club cricket threat from lockdown vandals

The list of problems facing cricket clubs in 2020 is a lengthy one.