Author Archives: Josh Burrows

Premier league previews for the 2012 club cricket season

It’s local, it’s good to watch … and it’s free. So this summer, turn up on a Saturday and support the top teams in your area. Here is our correspondents’ full set of previews for every ECB premier league or … Continue reading

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Family of the Year, 2011 – The Birminghams

The fact that cricket clubs are nothing without families was never better proved than by this year’s Family of the Month competition. In association with Clydesdale Bank, The Cricketer asked people to nominate the families who were going the extra … Continue reading

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Player of the Year, 2011 – Chris Brownlow

The Player of the Year award for 2011 has been given to the junior cricketer whose appearances on the under-16 honours board have been most impressive. For his all-round performances for school, club and county, Chris Brownlow is the winner. … Continue reading

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Club of the Year, 2011 – Marple

The Club of the Month award goes to clubs who deserve recognition for the progress they have made – either on the field or off it. This year’s Club of the Year winners have done both, and with some style. … Continue reading

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Sabotage, tragedy and success: the best and worst of club cricket 2011

Every week a club cricketer or cricket club is doing something exceptional and the most impressive performances and achievements are reported in The Cricketer. But not every feat we hear about earns a mention in the magazine.  So with the … Continue reading

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Player of the Month, October – Tom Scriven

At only 12 years old, Tom Scriven has scored more runs for his county in the past five years than many professional batsmen. Currently the captain of Berkshire under-12s, Tom began playing for the county under-10s side when he was … Continue reading

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Club of the Month, October – Bramhall

Just 10 years ago, Bramhall won the national club championship – the biggest award in club cricket. But, like England’s Ashes winners of 2005, the success of one summer did not herald a new era of excellence. While Bramhall’s decline … Continue reading

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Devon beat Cambridgeshire in minor counties championship final

Picture: Conrad Sutcliffe A dramatic final-day collapse from Cambridgeshire, who were dismissed for just 72, handed victory to Devon in a low-scoring four-day minor counties championship final. Chasing 242 to win in arguably the biggest non-first-class match of the season, … Continue reading

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Family of the Month, September – the Fanthams

The Fanthams would probably have been in the running for a Family of the Month award when Victoria was Queen, WG Grace was captain of England and a recognised County Championship had barely started. Shortly after Northchurch CC was founded … Continue reading

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Players of the Month, September – Georgia and Laura Spencer

Georgia Spencer was in hospital with juvenile type 1 diabetes when her love affair with cricket started during the 2009 Ashes series. Previously sporty, the onset of the condition and accompanying insulin injections meant that Georgia had to reconsider which … Continue reading

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