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Essex Cricket attend Parklives launch event in Stratford

Essex Cricket attended the Coca Cola Parklives event hosted in Stratford Park, Newham on Thursday 24th July. The aim of the Parklives scheme is to encourage people to become more active and it is hosting a series of free taster events in parks across Newham, Newcastle and Birmingham. There were a series of events available […]

Members’ Forum – August 6th

Surrey CCC Members are invited to attend the third Members’ Forum of the summer – staged in the Pakistan Room in the OCS Stand before play on Wednesday August 6th…. The post Members’ Forum – August 6th appeared first on Kia Oval.

Academy Players selected for National Super 4s Competition!

Essex would like to congratulate Academy Players Daniel Lawrence, Callum Taylor and Chris Pepper, all of whom have been selected to represent London & East Under 17s at the National Super 4s Competition being held at the ECB National Centre in Loughborough from the 28th July to 2nd August.

Cricket Derbyshire Foundation offering FREE cricket coaching sessions this summer

The Cricket Derbyshire Foundation is offering teenagers in Derby a chance to participate in fun cricket activities, free of charge, during the school holidays as part of their Connecting Communities Project. The foundation, in partnership with the Police and Crime Commissioner of Derbyshire, is giving boys and girls in the city an opportunity to get active and participate in fun and easy to play cricket activities.

2nd XI make solid start

Surrey 2nd XI  closed the opening day of their three day match against Essex at Charterhouse School on 76-1 with Arun Harinath 22*. Heavy rain meant only 22 overs were… The post 2nd XI make solid start appeared first on Kia Oval.

FTI Most Valuable Player Rankings: Madsen and Durston give Falcons a flying start

The Falcons have posted two emphatic wins at the start of the Royal London One-Day Cup with Wayne Madsen and Wes Durston jumping straight to the top of the competition’s Valuable Player (MVP) Rankings in the process. Skipper Madsen has begun the competition with 138 off 127 balls against Hampshire and 105 of 99 against Leicestershire, a tally of 243 runs at better than a run-a-ball. He’s scored 41.12% of the Falcon’s runs and also earns extra points under the MVP formula for winning games as captain

Quarter-Final tickets now on general sale

The Essex Eagles supporters have been snapping up tickets for the NatWest T20 Blast Quarter-Final since they went on sale on Saturday. The action takes place on Saturday (2 August) versus Birmingham Bears and there is now less than half of the tickets remaining before Tuesday’s general sale.

Club to Stage Remembrance Event

Surrey CCC Members are invited to an event staged to commemorate those that the club lost during the Great War (1914-1918). The event will be staged in the Long Room… The post Club to Stage Remembrance Event appeared first on Kia Oval.

Recreational Team of the Week #5

Essex Cricket are proud to announce the fifth recreational team of the week for the 2014 season. Essex Coaches Chris Silverwood, Barry Hyam and John Childs have discussed the latest nominations and have selected the following team of the week; Hamzar Omar – Loughton Raji George – Hatfield Heath Chris Wearden – Hatfield Heath Chris […]

Recreational Team of the Week #4

Essex Cricket are proud to announce the fourth recreational team of the week for the 2014 season. Essex Coaches Chris Silverwood, Barry Hyam and John Childs have discussed the latest nominations and have selected the following team of the week; Jonathan Almond – Loughton Jeevan Nijjar – Loughton Saji George – Hatfield Heath Rishi Patel […]

Kent Spitfires start Royal London One-Day Cup Campaign

Monday 28th July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel The Kent Spitfires face current First Division Champions, Durham, in their opening game in the new, 50 over Royal London One-Day Cup at The Spitfire Ground, St Lawrence, tomorrow. After four years of 40 over cricket the England and Wales Cricket Board has decided the time is right to fit in with the rest of the cricketing world and prepare their players for the extended one day format.&nb Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Claydon Improving with Age

Monday 28th July 2014 Like a velvety merlot or a buttery chardonnay from the Hunter Valley of his home state of New South Wales, Mitchell Claydon appears to be improving with age. As he approaches his 32nd birthday the Aussie-born seamer remains on course for his best season in English domestic cricket as he continues to contribute match-defining stints with both bat and ball. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Jones Thankful of Quick Recovery from Eye Problem

Monday 28th July 2014 GERAINT JONES and SAM BILLINGS talk to MARK PENNELL about their contrasting seasons and hears good news from both wicketkeepers… Every sportsman or woman hopes for a slice of good fortune at some point in their careers, be it to turn around a slump in form or simply to help convert the opportunities that come their way. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Chanderpaul to return to the Caribbean

It has been confirmed that Shivnarine Chanderpaul will return to the West Indies this week ahead of the Test Series vs Bangladesh. The First Test in St Vincent commences on 5th September and is preceded by a training camp which begins in August. The 39-year-old West Indian has played 23 first-class matches during two seasons at The 3aaa County Ground; scoring 1,471 runs, at an average of 43.26, with one century and 14 fifties.

Duo express sadness

David Wainwright (pictured above) and Mark Footitt have expressed their sadness after witnessing a fatal crash on the M1 yesterday as they made their way to the match against Leicestershire. The game at Grace Road was delayed by an hour after the remainder of the Derbyshire squad were caught up in the subsequent traffic jam. Wainwright said: “We feel so bad for the woman and her family

2nd XI Squad v Essex

Surrey have named a twelve man squad for the 2nd XI game three day SEC game against Essex at Charterhouse School starting today. The Surrey squad to play Essex at…

Kent Women Win Royal London One-Day Cup

Monday 28th July 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel In a dominant display in their Championship decider against Surrey, Kent regained their status as the top Women’s team in the UK, having seen off the challenge with a comprehensive seven wicket victory. The win confirmed the continuation of a remarkable record which has seen Kent win six and be runner up in four of the last 11 Championship competitions. Display on Further News Section: Display on further news section read more

Essex Eagles v Birmingham Bears – Ticket Policy

Essex Eagles have secured a home Quarter-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.

Napier reflects on opening One-Day Cup match v Worcestershire

Graham Napier spoke after play in the opening Royal London One-Day Cup match at New Road against Worcestershire. The Eagles got the competition off to a great start with the 8 wicket victory as the Eagles now return to The E.C.G on Thursday for the second game of the group versus Leicestershire Foxes. Graham Napier […]

Successive Madsen ton makes it two from two

Wayne Madsen scored his second century in two days and Mark Footitt took a five-wicket haul as Derbyshire cruised to a seven-wicket win over Leicestershire to secure successive victories in the Royal London One-Day Cup. Footitt (5-59) starred with the ball for the Falcons as they bowled economically throughout to keep Leicestershire’s run-rate below five an over as they posted 248-8 from their 50 overs, having chosen to bat first. Derbyshire won with 29 balls to spare thanks to a successive Royal London One-Day Trophy century for Madsen.

Worcestershire v Essex Eagles – Match Report

Worcestershire v Essex Eagles | Royal London One-Day Cup | Worcester Worcestershire team: D.Mitchell (C), R.Oliver, T.Fell, T.Kohler-Cadmore, A.Kervezee, R.Whiteley, J.Leach, O.Cox (W), S.Choudhry, J.Shantry, M.McClenaghan Essex Eagles team: M.Pettini, J.Ryder, T.Westley, R.Bopara, R.Ten Doeschate (C), J.Foster (W), G.Napier, G.Smith, T.Phillips, D.Masters, M.Salisbury The Toss: Essex won the toss and elected to field Umpires: P.Willey, […]

Know A Young Cricketer Good Enough for Surrey?

Have you ever wondered how promising young cricketers could play for Surrey? Below are details about how young cricketers can be nominated for the 2014 Surrey CCC Youth Assessments, to be… The post Know A Young Cricketer Good Enough for Surrey

‘Kids Go Free’ for the opening One-Day Cup match

‘Kids Go Free’ for the opening 50-over match as the Essex Eagles take on the Royal London One-Day Cup in July and throughout August. Four teams will be visiting The E.C.G with Leicestershire Foxes, Lancashire Lighting, Gloucestershire and Hampshire entertaining the Chelmsford crowd. The opening match of the competition against Leicestershire Foxes is free for […]

Family Days on August 5th and 6th

The Royal London One Day Cup matches on Tuesday August 5th and Wednesday August 6th will see the Club stage two Family Days – with fun entertainment for all ages!… The post Family Days on August 5th and 6th appeared first on Kia Oval.

PREVIEW: Derbyshire make short trip to Leicestershire

Derbyshire move onto Leicestershire after a victorious start to the Royal London One-Day Cup, having beaten Hampshire by 136 runs on Saturday at The 3aaa County Ground. Wayne Madsen (138) and Wes Durston (134) shared a record-breaking third wicket stand, worth 222 runs, against the Royals to ensure the Falcons started the new 50-over campaign with a win.  Grace Road was the scene of Derbyshire’s first victory of the summer in all competitions, when they defeated Leicestershire by nine wickets in the LV= County Championship back in early June.Leicestershire are likely to have New Zealand Scott Styris amongst their ranks which will also include hard-hitting batsman Joshua Cobb and former Derbyshire man Dan Redfern. 

Durston and Madsen hit centuries as Derbyshire defeat Hampshire

Wes Durston and Wayne Madsen shared a record third-wicket stand, both hitting centuries, as Derbyshire made a winning start to the Royal London One-Day Cup, comprehensively beating Hampshire by 136 runs. Durston scored 134 from 129 balls and Madsen 138 from 127 balls as the Falcons posted a formidable total of 340-5 after being asked to bat first by the visitors. The record-breaking total proved far too high for Hampshire who fell 136 runs short, after being bowled out for 204 in the 35th over, with David Wainwright gaining figures of 4-34

Worcestershire v Essex Eagles – Match Preview

Essex Eagles travel to the delightful setting of New Road to take on Worcestershire in the opening match of the Royal London One-Day Cup. The format represents a change from the 40 overs per side competition that has been an integral part of the domestic fixture calendar for the past two decades. Essex travel with […]

Squad named for start of 50 over comp

Surrey have named a fourteen man squad for their opening game in the Royal London One- Day Cup against Glamorgan at Guildford on Sunday. Aneesh Kapil, George Edwards , Tom… The post Squad named for start of 50 over comp appeared first on Kia Oval.

Supporters Club in SCB Donation

The Surrey CCC Supporters Club have kindly donated £2,000 to the Surrey Cricket Board – the charity that promotes and develops cricket throughout Surrey. The money has been raised through… The post Supporters Club in SCB Donation appeared first on Kia Oval.

Book your place in the Members’ Restaurant v Birmingham Bears

Members can enjoy the Members’ Restaurant for the home NatWest T20 Blast Quarter-Final versus Birmingham Bears on Saturday. Play is scheduled to start at 6pm with a two-course meal available of beef or vegetable lasagne, accompanied with garlic bread and salad.  This is followed with a cheesecake dessert and free tea and coffee

Grayson praises Westley and Ryder after incredible match

Essex Head Coach Paul Grayson was not downbeat after a Luke Wright inspired Sussex Sharks won by 7 wickets at The E.C.G. The coach praised the performance of his team, and conceded that Wright’s unbeaten innings of 153 was the difference between the two sides. He singled out centurion Tom Westley and Jesse Ryder, who […]

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 […]