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Cage4All – street cricket in the UK...

“To be honest, I’m worried about the future of the game,” says Colin Salmon, chairman of Cage4All, a...

Life as a village cricketer
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Unfortunately this season did not quite pan out as I had hoped. I have only been able to play in four games since the end of ...

It is true to say – and obvious to point out – here at The Cricket Blog our focus is very much on cricket. You wo... The Cricket Blog speaks to Shammi Pithia

Cage4All is introducing cricket to new environments

Cage4All – street cricket in the UK

“To be honest, I’m worried about the future of the game,” says Colin Salmon, chairman of Cage4All, a community interest company involved in promoting cricket at a grassroots level. “It’s too long; to...
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Life as a village cricketer

Unfortunately this season did not quite pan out as I had hoped. I have only been able to play in four games since the end of June and, alas, not one of them was a win. I did manage a few ugly runs wi...
Shammi Pithia's album COSMIC went straight to number one in the iTunes World Music Chart

The Cricket Blog speaks to Shammi Pithia

It is true to say – and obvious to point out – here at The Cricket Blog our focus is very much on cricket. You wouldn’t be here if it wasn’t! We do, however, have interests outside of the...
Fans stormed the pitch in Surrey in sheer delight as the Englefield Green 2nd XI sealed a rare win away at Hook & Southborough

Life as a village cricketer

Three games; one defeat, a wash-out and a, yes you guessed it, win – enough to make June a month to live long in the memory! June, however, was not the busy cricketing month it could have been owing ...
Charlotte Edwards has had a distinguished and successful international career

The Cricket Blog speaks to Charlotte Edwards

Women’s cricket is experiencing a rapid growth at the moment. The game is growing in popularity and has introduced innovative new methods to the wider game as it is being, increasingly, picked up by ...
The 2014 village season is on.

Life as a village cricketer

Two games cancelled, two games played, two games lost and 27 runs. My start to the village season in a nutshell. The pre-season games were, as far as I was concerned, a complete washout. Two aborted ...
Ben Stokes impressed for England in Australia, one of the few Englishmen to emerge with any credit

The Cricket Blog speaks to Ben Stokes

As one of the few players to emerge from England’s darkest winter with any credit, Ben Stokes has a chance to cement his position as England’s all-rounder for years to come. He was England’s only Ash...