Club Cricket Conference

Thursday, 25th August 2016

Naseer hits 160 as Bramhall rewrite T20 records

Naseer hits 160 as Bramhall rewrite T20 records

Even by today's standards of hitting, the Bramhall CC left-hander Iftikhar Naseer produced an incredible display of power when he hit 160 not out off 58 balls in the NatWest Club T20.

Bramhall, from the Cheshire Premier League, piled up 265-2 against Menai Bridge, the host North Wales club, in the West Midlands area semi-final, a total which not surprisingly was a competition record. 

The club batsman who plays with Hawk-Eye precision

The club batsman who plays with Hawk-Eye precision

A former English club batsman has become a key part of  the Decision Review System.

Smile Group Travel - Tours to India and the Caribbean

Smile Group Travel - Tours to India and the Caribbean

Smile Group Travel are offering two packages to tour India and the Caribbean.

Player Behaviour : It's only a game, right?

Player Behaviour : It's only a game, right?

For AOC editor and club cricketer Phil Walker, it’s been a summer of aggro out on the field.

MCC safety concerns herald end of ultra-thick bats

MCC safety concerns herald end of ultra-thick bats

The subject of bat thickness was discussed by the MCC's cricket brains trust recently.

Darlow ventures into ECB corridors of power

Darlow ventures into ECB corridors of power

Martin Darlow, of  Southill Park CC, brings a home counties viewpoint to the ECB.

Council backs embattled Totteridge against neighbours

Council backs embattled Totteridge against neighbours

Totteridge-Millhillians have been playing cricket at their tree-ringed ground since 1928. 

Defibrillator saves life of Devon player  in abandoned match

Defibrillator saves life of Devon player in abandoned match

A defibrillator on site almost certainly saved the life of a Devon player.

Hamza Shabbir: Young Asian took club route to county status

Hamza Shabbir: Young Asian took club route to county status

The Hampshire team wore black armbands this week as a mark of respect.

MCC try 'red' and 'yellow' in leagues to bolster umpire powers

MCC try 'red' and 'yellow' in leagues to bolster umpire powers

New umpire sanctions, including 'red' and 'yellow' card deterrents, are being implemented. 

Heffer revisits scandal of cricket's ethnic marginalisation

Heffer revisits scandal of cricket's ethnic marginalisation

The world tends to take  notice when columnists in national newspapers tackle a subject. 

Cricket clubs should be the main hub of local community

Cricket clubs should be the main hub of local community

Alf Langley stepped down as chairman of the CCC in March.

MCC Award picture enlivens new helmets debate

MCC Award picture enlivens new helmets debate

A club batsman is shortlisted in the 2015 Wisden MCC cricket photograph of the year award. 

Adrian St John: All that is best in a young cricketer

Adrian St John: All that is best in a young cricketer

There will be a minute's silence after the death of Adrian St John  at the age of 22.

Venerable table games go on view at Lord's

Venerable table games go on view at Lord's

The museum at Lord's is always worth a visit, and this summer will be no less fascinating.

Cook goes west for NatWest Cricketforce duty

Cook goes west for NatWest Cricketforce duty

Alastair Cook, the England captain, has been lined up to help out in the NatWest CricketForce project.

Collier backs march to wider cricket governance

Collier backs march to wider cricket governance

David Collier, the former ECB chief executive, has joined the board of the Club Cricket Conference.

WG Grace plays major part in Book of the Year listings

WG Grace plays major part in Book of the Year listings

The 2016 short list of six contenders for the annual Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year award.

MCC sending-off proposal should boost league umpiring

MCC sending-off proposal should boost league umpiring

Plans to 'trial' sending-off as a sanction for umpires against violent behaviour is likely to be welcomed.

Kerr-ching! Amir must suffer for the greater good

Kerr-ching! Amir must suffer for the greater good

The ICC took another step against corruption at their board meeting in Dubai this month.

Cricket maintaining tenacious grip in Brittany

Cricket maintaining tenacious grip in Brittany

The story of Central Brittany CC illustrates the game's development in the French countryside.