Club Cricket Conference

Monday, 30th November 2020

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, but cricket clubs up and down the country did, and continue to have, an impact on those playing at the very highest level.

Take Ashington Cricket Club as an example. Anyone braving a bitterly cold Tuesday morning in the North East this week, would have been treated to the sight of Mark Wood tearing in and sending down his 90mph plus bullets in the club's net as part of his preparation for the T20 and ODI series in significantly warmer climes in South Africa later this month.

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.

Lockdown Lessons Could Boost Women’s Game

Lockdown Lessons Could Boost Women’s Game

The future for cricket at the highest level and the recreational game has rarely been so uncertain.
Grounds for concern as coronavirus fears take root'

Grounds for concern as coronavirus fears take root'

In our recent newsletter we covered the potential consequences of a decimated summer of cricket.

MCC follow Sierra Leone tour with more good work

MCC follow Sierra Leone tour with more good work

Will Phillips, the Richmond CC all-rounder, flies out to Buenos Aires this week

Prodger: Club cricket seeks certainty when ECB talks resume

Prodger: Club cricket seeks certainty when ECB talks resume

The new year should bring more certainty for club cricket when talks resume between NCC and ECB.

Swardeston honoured for unique national double

Swardeston honoured for unique national double

Club cricket in 2019 belonged to Norfolk, as Swardeston became the first club to win the two ECB major national titles.

New twins give Toor happier end to Radlett season

New twins give Toor happier end to Radlett season

Radlett won the Hertfordshire League table to ensure an better season for their captain. 


Aldwick stalwart deserves his national OSCA honour

Aldwick stalwart deserves his national OSCA honour

The energy and drive of Ian Guppy rescued the Sussex village club of Aldwick CC.