Approaching my 40th Birthday and still as tragically in love with cricket as I was in my childhood. I’ve spent the last 25+ years playing and watching the game and hope to use this knowledge to contribute some interesting and informative articles. During the week I work in marketing for a software company in Manchester and during the weekends in the summer I can usually be found playing for Bollington Cricket Club in the Cheshire County League.
These are 2 questions every 1st XI captain gets asked at least a thousand times a season. There are certain club pro’s guaranteed to cause sleepless nights to us club cricketers because they’re just a [...]
The Dark Months The UK club cricket season is long, typically running from mid-April to mid-September, so pretty much half the calendar year. Although we all love the game, it can often be a hard [...]
Overseas Pro v’s Overseas Amateur? Having played the first half of my career in The North Staffs and South Cheshire league when it was mandatory for your paid player to be a fully-fledged professional cricketer [...]
It’s a question often debated in the clubhouse and pub by cricketers across the land. Those that have played a good standard of club cricket will have played with and against hundreds of overseas pro’s [...]