Off Season, Rehab & Fitness

Before I started playing cricket again I wrote about my concerns regarding my fitness levels and how well my body would cope, and throughout the season I documented in my …

ECB Scheduling

Like many I am divided in my views over The Hundred. It was entertaining, but it wasn’t exceptional either in terms of quality of the games or the innovations. I …

Cricket Diary: Perspective

No Cricket (again), England Batting Collapse in Test (again), Cancelled Hospital Procedure (again), Bought Cricket Gloves (again) ….. A key ingredient of a cricket diary is cricket, yet once again …

Zoomies GB

Couple of questions I get asked most weeks playing cricket 1) Do you work for the NHS and 2) Why have you got a Greyhound Sticker on your bat? Answer …

Cricket Diary: the Siesta is back.

Gooseberry Ice Cream. Parents 60th Anniversary. Siestas. Two totally different losses, The Hundred & Bat Refurbishment. Who needs Spain eh!? A frustrating weekend playing no cricket on what was the …

Cricket Diary: Less is More

Probably shouldn’t have booked Hermes to bring it home. No nets for me on Monday as I was not netting on Tuesday (ODI at Edgbaston), Wednesday (Over 50s match at …

Club Development Officer

Prior to this (cricket) season I was on Cricket related course and got talking to one of the organisers. The subject of my age (57) and return to cricket (after …

Spond Sports Team Management

Spond

Spond is one of the (many) things that have changed – well technically been introduced as nothing like this existed – since I last played Cricket 33 years ago! Smooth …