Saturday, 13 June 2020

The Scorer

This is a chapter from my third book, The Definitive Guide to Club Cricket. The scorer is an integral part of your team and needs to be looked after. I'm surprised that my editor, a lady called Michelle Tilling who scores for her local side in Gloucestershire, actually didn't give me a good kicking for this chapter and instead took it in good spirits. Read on and see the person who saves the boys from a job that no one really wants to do...

A common sight, post match in cricket clubs...

Wednesday, 10 June 2020

The Waiting Game

Cricket clubs are starting to lose patience. The chasm between those who play at a recreational level and the people running our sport is wider than that of the Montagues and Capulets; however this is down to the coronavirus as opposed to a Verona crisis. The communications from the governing body when it comes to the amateur game has left a lot to be desired. The silence has been deafening in comparison to other sports but there has been plenty when it comes to other aspects of the game that bring in funds. The clubbies are not happy...

The sands of time are running out for club cricket