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Eagles to face Birmingham Bears – Quarter-Final Ticket Policy

Essex Eagles have secured a home Quater-Final match against Birmingham Bears in front of the Chelmsford crowd after finishing top of the South Group. The match will take place at 6pm on Saturday 2 August with a trip to Edgbaston for Finals Day at stake. Supporter’s who have 2014 NatWest T20 Blast ticket history will […]

Kent Spitfires see off Surrey

Friday 25th July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel Kent overwhelmed Surrey for the second time inside 48 hours with a comfortable 21-run victory from their final NatWest T20 Blast fixture of the campaign in Canterbury. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Surrey into 1/4′s despite loss

Surrey lost to Kent by 21 runs at Canterbury but still finished second in the South Group to guarantee a home Quarter Final in the NatWest T20 Blast. Kent posted…

Essex Eagles v Sussex Sharks – Match Report

Luke Wright produced an incredible innings as he smashed an unbeaten 153 from 66 balls to lead Sussex to a 7 wicket triumph over a shell-shocked Essex side at Chelmsford. It represented the highest score in domestic Twenty20 cricket, ironically eclipsing the unbeaten 152 by Graham Napier when the sides met on the same ground […]

Madsen top scores, but Falcons fall short at New Road

Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen top-scored with 40, but Derbyshire Falcons fell short versus Worcestershire Rapids in their final NatWest T20 Blast fixture of the season.  Madsen scored 40 from just 21 balls, with four fours and two sixes, while Wes Durston (30), Gareth Cross (34) and Billy Godleman (26) all batted well alongside their skipper to put Derbyshire in the hunt of chasing down 210 for victory. This after Worcestershire had posted 209-4 of their 20 overs, thanks to all-rounder Ross Whiteley top-scoring with an unbeaten 84. 

PREVIEW: Squad named for 50-over opener

Derbyshire Falcons begin their new Royal London One-Day Cup campaign against the Hampshire at The 3aaa County Ground tomorrow (Saturday); 10.30am start – and kids go FREE! Children can attend the game at Derby for FREE as part of the ‘Kids for FREE’ initiative. Adults wishing to come and enjoy the cricket can save £4 by buying their tickets in advance of the day of the game, just £13!

Surrey Women Go for Glory This Sunday

Surrey Women are one win away from a historic title – and need your support in their crunch game this Sunday at Reed’s School in Cobham. Cecily Scutt’s side are… The post Surrey Women Go for Glory This Sunday appeared first on Kia Oval.

Derbyshire reinforce education focus with Derby College partnership

Derby College has signed a three-year partnership agreement with Derbyshire County Cricket Club as part of the Club’s first ever partnership with a college of further education.  Derby College – who have campuses located in Derby, Ilkeston and at Broomfield Hall in Morley – will be working in partnership with the Club to develop training opportunities for staff and partners, as well as creating the first ever Cricket Derbyshire Sports BTEC programme, launching in September 2014.

Second XI settle for draw against Lancashire

Trialist Michael Cranmer scored 171 on debut as Derbyshire Second XI drew their Championship fixture with Lancashire Second XI at Liverpool Cricket Club. Cranmer, a professional for Hoylandswaine Cricket Club in the Drakes Huddersfield Cricket League, made a stunning 171 from 221 balls as his side replied to Lancashire’s 252 all out.

Welch hoping for successful 50-over campaign

Graeme Welch says the new 50-over Royal London One-Day Cup competition will suit the Falcons as they look to get their campaign off to a winning start tomorrow (Saturday) versus Hampshire at The 3aaa County Ground; 10.30am start. The new 50-over competition replaces the 40-over tournament of last season to reflect the international game, with the same power play rules and the use of two new balls per innings, one from either end. Welch says the squad enter the competition in a positive frame of mind after back-to-back LV= County Championship victories and hopes the side can have a good cup run

PREVIEW: Falcons end T20 Blast campaign vs the Rapids

Derbyshire Falcons travel to Worcester on Friday night for their final NatWest T20 Blast fixture of the season against Worcestershire Rapids (5.30pm start). The Rapids will be aiming to confirm their place in the Quarter-Finals and possibly secure a home tie for the next round.The hosts will, however, be without Pakistan spinner Saeed Ajmal as he resumes his international duty, but New Zealand duo Colin Munro and Mitchell McClenaghan are both available. 

Seam Trio Sign New Deals

Surrey pace bowlers Matthew Dunn, Jade Dernbach and Chris Tremlett have committed their futures to Surrey CCC by signing new contracts at the Kia Oval. Dunn, 22, has signed a… The post Seam Trio Sign New Deals appeared first on Kia Oval.

Surrey Women in Perfect Form

As an appetiser for Sunday’s title decider vs Kent Surrey took on Kent and Essex twice over two days in the NatWest Women’s T20 cup.  Round 1 of the Cup…

Surrey win thriller at Lord’s

Surrey won a thrilling game at Lord’s by two wickets off the final ball of the match as they chased down 138 for victory. Stuart Meaker’s 4-30 had kept Middlesex… The post Surrey win thriller at Lord’s appeared first on Kia Oval.

Match Preview – Essex Eagles v Sussex Sharks

Essex Eagles complete the NatWest T20 Blast South Group fixtures when Sussex visit The E.C.G on Friday night commencing at 5:30pm. It is the first time this season that the two sides have met.

Club Award Bedser Scholarships

Surrey County Cricket Club – in partnership with local businesses – run a school’s cricket programme in Woking in honour of Sir Alec and Eric Bedser. The Bedser Twins grew… The post Club Award Bedser Scholarships appeared first on Kia Oval.

Kent Women Bounce Back – Day Two Match Reports

Thursday 24th July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel Kent Women’s T20 team responded in resounding fashion to yesterday’s first up loss to Surrey in the Regional T20 Finals, beating them in the return fixture by 7 wickets at the start of day 2. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Roy named in Lions squad

Jason Roy was today named in the England Lions squad for the Triangular series against New Zealand A and Sri Lanka A next month. The 13 man squad, which will…

Bopara selected for England Lions Series

Ravi Bopara has been selected for the England Lions squad ahead of the upcoming triangular series in August. The England selectors today announced a 13-man squad captained by Nottinghamshire’s James Taylor for England Lions forthcoming series against New Zealand ‘A’ and Sri Lanka ‘A’ next month. The squad, which will be coached by the ECB’s […]

Championship Decider – Kent Women’s Squad Announced

Thursday 24th July 2014 Kent play Surrey in the final round match of the 2014 Royal London One-Day Cup, the result of which will decide the 2014 Champions. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Last Blast – Kent Spitfires v Surrey

Thursday 24th July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel The Kent Spitfires face neighbours Surrey in the last round of the NatWest T20 Blast on the back of an impressive victory against Somerset last week in T20 cricket, and LV= County Championship victory over the same rivals yesterday, knowing, surprisingly, that they have a chance of still making the playoffs. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Stevens bowls Kent to victory

Wednesday 23rd July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel Darren Stevens took his season's first-class wicket tally to a career-high 43 as his five for 68 spearheaded an 89-run Kent victory against Surrey at Guildford to propel them into the LV=County Championship Division Two promotion race. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Bunbury Honour for Surrey Four

Surrey CCC would like to congratulate the four U15 players who have been selected for this year’s Bunbury English Schools Cricket Festival – currently being staged at Oakham School. The… The post Bunbury Honour for Surrey Four appeared first on Kia Oval.

Final Group Match v Sussex Sharks Now Sold Out

Friday sees the final group match of the NatWest T20 Blast competition at The E.C.G against Sussex Sharks takes place. This match will be played in front of a 5th sell-out of the season as the final tickets were snapped up by Eagles fans looking to see the side over the line to secure a […]

Madsen excited for Royal London One-Day Cup

Wayne Madsen is hoping the Falcons can turn red-ball form into white-ball cricket as Derbyshire begin their new Royal London One-Day Cup campaign against Hampshire at The 3aaa County Ground on Saturday (10.30am start). Derbyshire enter the new domestic 50-over competition off the back of successive LV= County Championship victories, against Gloucestershire and Glamorgan. Madsen says the tournament will give the squad a chance for a fresh start in the one-day format – and he’s hoping that plenty of youngsters can attend the fixture, as kids go FREE this Saturday.

Sciver Ton Secures Title Decider This Weekend

A superb century by Surrey and England all-rounder Natalie Sciver saw Surrey defeat Nottinghamshire this weekend – setting up a title decider against Kent in Cobham this Sunday. Captain Cecily… The post Sciver Ton Secures Title Decider This Weekend appeared first on Kia Oval.

Kent Women have work to do to retain T20 Trophy

Wednesday 23rd July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel The Kent Cricket Women’s team suffered their first defeat of the season, losing by four runs to Surrey on Day One of the Regional Finals at Hayes Cricket Club. The two day tournament pits hosts Kent against neighbours Surrey and Essex, teams playing each other twice over the two days. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Royal London One-Day Cup Matchday Information

Derbyshire Falcons begin their new Royal London One-Day Cup campaign against Hampshire Royals at The 3aaa County Ground on Saturday 26 July (10.30am start) – and kids go FREE! Children under the age of 16 can watch the Falcons, led by Captain Wayne Madsen, take on a strong Hampshire side, including England international Michael Carberry, for FREE this Saturday, and the whole family can enjoy a day at the cricket. 

Captain talks after Hampshire defeat at The E.C.G

Ryan ten Doeschate spoke after the Essex Eagles were defeated by 5 wickets in the NatWest T20 Blast competition versus Hampshire. The Eagles suffered a first home defeat of the season in front of the Chelmsford crowd but the Captain looked ahead to the final group match of the season versus Sussex Sharks which takes […]

Essex Eagles v Hampshire – Match Report

Explosive half-centuries from Michael Carberry and Matt Coles pointed the way to an easy 5 wickets victory for Hampshire over top of the table Essex at Chelmsford and keeps alive their hopes of securing a home tie in the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast competition. After the visitors had lost James Vince, an lbw […]

Surrey have slight edge – Day Three Report

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel Kent 229-6 and 408 v Surrey 398 Stuart Meaker, with bat and ball, turned this LV= County Championship Division Two match in Surrey’s favour yesterday as Kent twice failed to capitalise on strong positions at Guildford. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Championship Match at Guildford in the Balance – Day Three Report

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel Kent 229-6 and 408 v Surrey 398 Stuart Meaker, with bat and ball, turned this LV= County Championship Division Two match in Surrey’s favour yesterday as Kent twice failed to capitalise on strong positions at Guildford. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

All set up for tense final day

Stuart Meaker enjoyed a splendid day with both bat and ball as Kent finished the 3rd day at Guildford leading by 239. Meaker made 53 and put on 82 for… The post All set up for tense final day appeared first on Kia Oval.

Flora Doris Cup Honoured at Guildford

Surrey County Cricket Club are today marking the end of the historic Flora Doris and Admiral Dunlop Cup Competitions by accepting the trophies for display in the Kia Oval museum. The… The post Flora Doris Cup Honoured at Guildford appeared first on Kia Oval.

Kids Go FREE against Hampshire this Saturday

Kids can attend Derbyshire’s opening Royal London One-Day Cup fixture versus Hampshire Royals at The 3aaa County Ground for FREE this Saturday 26 July; 10.30am start. Kick-off the summer school holiday with a day at the cricket as Wayne Madsen’s side begin the new domestic 50-over competition against the Royals. The Royal London One-Day Cup is a new-look 50-over domestic competition in which the 18 First Class Counties are divided into two groups of nine and compete for a place in a Lord’s final

Ticket Update – Hampshire

Tickets are running out fast for tonight’s game against Hampshire at The E.C.G – there are just restricted view seats remaining, and only 80 standing tickets! Up until 3pm, you can still get your standing tickets by phoning The E.C.G on 01245 254010, or in person here at the ground.

Footitt and Chanderpaul receive County Caps

Mark Footitt and Shivnarine Chanderpaul have both been awarded with Derbyshire County Cricket Club County Caps after the LV= County Championship victory against Glamorgan at The 3aaa County Ground. Elite Performance Director Graeme Welch presented the Derbyshire pair with their County Capsshortly after the hosts claimed victory on the third morning. Footitt joined the Club in 2010 and has claimed 144 first-class wickets, at 28 apiece, in 44 matches for Derbyshire.

Derbyshire complete victory over Glamorgan

Derbyshire completed their second successive LV= County Championship victory with a six-wicket win over Glamorgan at The 3aaa County Ground.  Mark Footitt yesterday took career-best figures of 6-48, and claimed his 50th first-class wicket of the season, as Glamorgan were bowled out for 175 to leave Derbyshire with target of 73 to win. Ben Slater (20*), Wayne Madsen (19*) and Wes Durston (13*) saw their side to victory with six wickets to spare on the morning of Day Three, with Graeme Welch’s men claiming 20 points

Ryman Surrey Championship – Week 11

Reigate Priory consolidated their advantage at the top of the Ryman Surrey Championship Premier Division on a weekend when the situation at the bottom of the table was given a… The post Ryman Surrey Championship – Week 11 appeared first on Kia Oval.

Win pitchside tickets for Sussex game courtesy of EAG!

Essex Auto Group and the Essex Eagles are offering two lucky people the chance to get even closer to the action at Friday’s home NatWest T20 Blast match against Sussex Sharks on Friday 25 July. The winners of the competition will be sitting in a car with a great view out on to the pitch […]

Landmark for Cricket Derbyshire Book Shop

The Cricket Derbyshire Book Shop has hit the first £1,000 of sales for the season; thanks to the hard work of volunteers – and the generosity of members and supporters. The shop, which raised over £3,500 last season and financed the summer contract for Academy graduate Ben Cotton, has enjoyed a successful year despite the adverse weather conditions.

Footitt: Hopefully there’s still plenty more to come

Mark Footitt was delighted with his career-best day as the left-arm seamer reached 50 first-class wickets in the season for the first time on Day Two versus Glamorgan at The 3aaa County Ground. Figures of 6-48, his best in his first-class career, moved the 28-year-old passed the 50-wicket landmark for the first time yesterday, helping to dismiss Glamorgan for 175 and set the hosts 73 for victory. Footitt says it was a special day for him and he was happy to play his part in a good all-round bowling performance, but insists there’s still plenty more to come

Surrey fight back at Guildford

A sixth wicket partnership of 121 between Jason Roy and Gary Wilson saw Surrey fight their way back into the game on the second day at Guildford. Roy made 84… The post Surrey fight back at Guildford appeared first on Kia Oval.

Surrey fight back – Day Two Report

Monday 21st July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel Surrey 303 for 6 v Kent 408 Jason Roy celebrated his 24thbirthday by hitting an aggressive 84 off 115 balls to keep Surrey afloat on a thoroughly entertaining second day of cut and thrust LV= County Championship cricket on a pacy pitch at Guildford. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Derbyshire on verge of victory after Footitt’s career-best day

Mark Footitt took career-best figures of 6-48 and Tom Taylor 3-27 as Derbyshire moved to within touching distance of their second successive LV= County Championship win. Derbyshire added 99 runs to their overnight total to take the lead past a hundred, with Tony Palladino scoring 35, David Wainwright 33 and Footitt finishing 16 not out as Derbyshire were all out for 241, with a lead of 103. Footitt (6-48), Taylor (3-27) and Wainwright (1-15) took the wickets as Derbyshire bowled Glamorgan out for 175 in their second innings to leave a victory target of 73 for the hosts

Women cricketers to make a stand against early forced marriage

Tuesday 22nd July 2014 England women’s cricketers Heather Knight, Lydia Greenway and Tammy Beaumont met two female Bangladeshi cricketers and International Development Minister, Desmond Swayne at Lord’s today (Monday July 21) to discuss issues around sport, women’s empowerment and early forced marriage, ahead of the Prime Minister’s Girl Summit 2014. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Essex Eagles v Hampshire – Match Preview

Essex Eagles have two home matches this week to complete the 14-match South Group qualifying round of matches in the NatWest T20 Blast. A point from either match will guarantee that the Eagles finish top of the group. Already assured of a home tie in the quarter-finals, the home side have suffered only two defeats […]

Final group home games at The E.C.G – Ticket Update

Essex Eagles head into a busy week with the final two home group games in the NatWest T20 Blast competition. After two matches on the road, the team now return to The E.C.G, Chelmsford to face Hampshire (Tuesday 22 July) and Sussex Sharks (Friday 25 July). The Eagles still require a win to guarantee top […]

Car Park news at The Essex County Ground – Tuesday 22 July

The main car park at The Essex County Ground will not be open until 11am on Tuesday 22 July. Parking will also not be available for Members or supporters for the match on Tuesday evening versus Hampshire in the NatWest T20 Blast due to restricted space as the match is televised.