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2020 not out!

After serious flooding at Blackfinch New Road, Worcestershire CCC’s head groundsman Tim Packwood faced new challenges as he prepared for the new season...

in Cricket - on 6/9/20


Passing down the skills

It’s had a long innings and moved a few times over the years but Holywood Cricket Club sure excels in the sport. Chris McCullough speaks to main groundsman...

in Cricket - on 31/7/20


On your bike!

So that’s it; no more sitting on a roller in the Aberdeen sunshine. Kenny McCurdie is retiring after twenty years tending the Mannofield Park Cricket...

in Cricket - on 28/2/20


Finding Nemo!

Volunteers from Carlisle Cricket Club are in a desperate race against time to save the fish trapped on the field

in Cricket - on 21/2/20


Keeping a lid on turfcare

Durham University ’s scale of participation in sport demands a highly regimented grounds team. Greg Rhodes met up with Paul Derrick, the facility’s...

in Cricket - on 15/2/20

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King's Ely keeping busy

King’s Ely sits in the shadows of the city’s splendid cathedral and its location and history demands high standards are maintained at all times. Blair...

in Cricket - on 24/1/20


Cricket - winter aeration

In the latest cricket blog, Iain James, ECB Pitch Advisor answers questions on winter aeration

in Cricket - on 16/12/19

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Q&A with Paul Bielby

Paul Bielby - I’m unsure what he’s got against fluffy puppies

in Cricket - on 5/12/19

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Two can play that game

Located in the heart of Scotland, Stirling County is a lively and welcoming cricket club. Founded in 1862, the club can boast a long and successful history...

in Cricket - on 5/12/19


Q&A with John Dodds

John Dodds - he’d have liked to be a popstar. Not many people know that!

in Cricket - on 19/11/19


Blink and you’ll miss it!

Blink, and you will miss the entrance to Scarborough Cricket Club’s North Marine Road Ground, which is tucked away behind a line of old Victorian terraced...

in Cricket - on 19/11/19

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Dressed for the ball

We should always celebrate when grassroots sport takes an upswing. It’s set to do just that in Worcester where an historic, though long-neglected, cricket...

in Cricket - on 15/11/19


Seldom stumped!

One of cricket’s biggest hitters speaks out about the trials, tribulations and triumphs of running a World Cup venue. Greg Rhodes meets Vic Demain, the...

in Cricket - on 28/10/19


Further developments

Trafford Council and Lancashire Cricket have announced transformational plans in the first phase of the development of the new Civic Quarter

in Cricket - on 25/10/19

The NCP Colourway Mimics The 'straw' Colour Of A Natural Cricket Pitch And Is Ideal For Projects Where Aesthetics Are A Concern - Such As Near Listed Buildings Of Within Historic Or Rural Settings

It’s a six for total-play

With the ECB’s official approval of another three new non-turf cricket pitch system designs, taking the total to six, total-play Ltd offers unrivalled...

in Cricket - on 18/10/19


Winter guide eBook

Brian Sandalls at has launched a free winter guide eBook for cricket groundsmen, with the assistance of a number of industry...

in Cricket - on 16/10/19


Q&A with Andy Butler

Andy Butler - communicate, listen and remain ... and don’t show off!

in Cricket - on 30/9/19


Vision expressed

There cannot be many more pleasurable things to do on a warm summer’s day than to visit the Isle of Wight albeit via, what is considered, the most expensive...

in Cricket - on 30/9/19

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Lancashire CCC

Old Trafford, known for sponsorship reasons as Emirates Old Trafford, opened in 1857 as the home of Manchester Cricket Club and, since 1864, has been the...

in Cricket - on 14/9/19


A historic partnership

Two iconic venues on opposite sides of the world, Auckland’s Eden Park Stadium and Manchester’s Emirates Old Trafford test cricket ground, have come...

in Cricket - on 10/9/19