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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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New ECB premier league in North Yorkshire and South Durham

The North Yorkshire and South Durham League (NYSD) has become the 26th league in England and Wales to be awarded ECB premier league status. All 14 clubs in the ‘A’ division have achieved Clubmark accreditation and have met and exceeded … 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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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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Berkshire beat Hertfordshire in minor counties knockout final

By Vithushan Ehantharajah A former England spinner has been the mainstay of Berkshire’s bowling attack this summer, but it was a partnership between two club batsmen that secured a six-wicket victory over Hertfordshire in this year’s minor counties knockout final … Continue reading

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Eton lose to Malvern in Cricketer Cup final

Pippa Middleton was among the spectators watching this year’s Cricketer Cup final on August 14. The royal bridesmaid was at London Shenley Club in Hertfordshire to support Alex Loudon, captain of the Eton Ramblers, who lost heavily to Old Malvernians. While the … Continue reading

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Michael Vaughan plays village cricket in disguise

Michael Vaughan has staked his claim for a Ringer of the Year award after turning out in disguise for a village second XI once labeled as the worst cricket team in England. The former England captain spent five hours with … Continue reading

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Cardiff MCCU dominates 2011 university cricket

Cricketers at Cardiff, one of MCC’s six university-based academies, have more than usual to celebrate at the end of this academic year. The Wales-based side won three trophies in 2011 to earn a reputation as the strongest university academy in … Continue reading

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Two 17-year-olds tear up Southern Premier league

By Mike Vimpany Teenage centurions Robert Gibson and Jake George are two names to watch out for after compiling a stunning 285-run opening partnership in the Hampshire Academy’s 168-run win over Bashley (Rydal) in the ECB Southern Electric Premier League … Continue reading

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Tudhoe opener makes 328* as teams jostle for position in the North Eastern leagues

Bob Crosby’s update from the North East In will probably be the best amateur performances anywhere in the country this season, Simon Davis hit 328* for Tudhoe against Mainsforth in the Durham County League on Saturday 9 July. Davis struck … Continue reading

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