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Tom Lambert Looks Ahead to Wiltshire
Head coach Tom Lambert has named a 13 man squad for this Sunday’s Marlborough cup game with Wiltshire at Westbury CC. Following debut’s for Matt Dalrymple, Sully Akhtar and Yash Lakhani last week, Tommy Sturgess comes into the squad and is set to make his first appearance since joining the royal county from Cornwall. Our...
Berkshire Stags Took on Crowthorne & Crown Wood CC18Apr
Berkshire Stags Took on Crowthorne & Crown Wood CC
A fantastic experience for Crowthorne & Crown Wood CC as they took on the Berkshire Stags and had the opportunity to experience cricket through the eyes of a visually impaired cricketer through special lensed glasses. The Berkshire Stags are always on the look for fixtures… fancy having a go at visually impaired cricket? Please get...
Paul Bew Looks Ahead to Buckinghamshire CCC
Berkshire Women begin their 50 over campaign at Sulhamstead CC on Sunday April 21st against Buckinghamshire. Mia Rogers will captain the side as Ash Muttitt is unavailable this weekend. This new 50 over competition sees the team play 4 games against Bucks, Northants, Herts and Hunts. Mary Briscoe comes into the side and will make her...
Berkshire Women’s First XI Get Their Pre Season Underway12Apr
Berkshire Women’s First XI Get Their Pre Season Underway
On Sunday 7th April, The Berkshire Women’s First XI took on Exeter University in two T20 Friendly games which took place at Sulhamstead CC. Poppy Tulloch captained the side to two strong victories as the run in to the league season continues to edge ever closer. The first game saw Exeter bat first, an excellent...
Tom Lambert Names 14 Man Squad Ahead of Middlesex Encounter11Apr
Tom Lambert Names 14 Man Squad Ahead of Middlesex Encounter
Head coach Tom Lambert has named a 14 man squad for our opening T20 pre season encounter with Middlesex Academy at Wormsley Estate this coming Sunday. Two T20’s will be played on the day as our lads warm up for the start of the NCCA T20 competition which starts on April 28th. The 14 man...
Reading School Easter Holiday Camp05Apr
Reading School Easter Holiday Camp
Over the first week of the Easter holidays, the Berkshire Cricket team have spent time helping to run Reading School’s Holiday Sports Camp. From Tuesday to Friday this week we’ve run activities for 51 year 7’s & 8’s from Reading School, as well as 20 primary school children from local areas. Our coaches have run...
Dan Lincoln and Toby Greatwood to Represent England Knights05Apr
Dan Lincoln and Toby Greatwood to Represent England Knights
First team captain Dan Lincoln and opening bowler Toby Greatwood head out to Portugal this weekend to represent The British and Irish Knights against Team Europe in the inaugural T10 Weston Shield. As members of the England XI European Champions back in October, both have been selected to represent Britain and Ireland in this Ryder...
Tom Lambert looks ahead to the Men’s 1st Team Campaign05Apr
Tom Lambert looks ahead to the Men’s 1st Team Campaign
Review of the winter and preview of pre season for news letter: Opening pre season game off! Unfortunately our men’s 1st XI opening pre season game of the 2024 summer against Cardiff UCCE in Newport has been cancelled. The recent weather has put pay to any chance of the game going ahead that was due...
New Women and Girls Development Officer Appointed28Mar
New Women and Girls Development Officer Appointed
I am really looking forward to meeting a lot of you as the success of the Women and Girls teams in this County is something which is important to me. We have lots of exciting things to come in terms of Women and Girls Cricket this summer and throughout the year. One aspect of this...
Holyport CC at Lords28Mar
Holyport CC at Lords
Little did we know that within a year of walking cricket being launched at Holyport Cricket Club we would be playing in a multi club tournament at Lords, including Sussex CCC, Essex CCC, MCC Lords, Wallington Foundation and Epsom Thoroughbreds. Although each game allowed for teams of 8 we took every player who wished to...
Lords Taverners Cricket Kit Recycling Centre Visit22Mar
Lords Taverners Cricket Kit Recycling Centre Visit
On Wednesday 20th March, Berkshire Cricket – along with neighbours Oxfordshire Cricket – made the trip to Ipswich to pick up a donation from the Lords Taverners Cricket Kit Recycling Centre. Ally Darlow, Hammad Ali and Nick Holroyd enjoyed a fantastic day in Ipswich, picking up plenty of equipment including several pairs of hardball pads and...
Lords Taverners Table Cricket Finals Day21Mar
Lords Taverners Table Cricket Finals Day
Wednesday 20th March saw us run our 3rd consecutive Lords Taverners Table Cricket Finals at Loddon Valley. We had 7 schools from across the county take part in the competition with the winner going on to represent Berkshire in the regional competition at Stoke Mandeville Stadium in April. The day started with each team playing in...
Teacher Training CPD14Mar
Teacher Training CPD
On Wednesday 13th March, Berkshire Cricket ran a Teacher Training CPD course at Newlands Girls’ School, Maidenhead. Our Schools Manager, Ally Darlow delivered an engaging, interactive and insightful course on how teachers can incorporate cricket into P.E lessons. We had a look at how teachers can coach/teach all types of cricketing skills such as throwing,...
Holyport CC Walking Cricket Goes to Lords08Mar
Holyport CC Walking Cricket Goes to Lords
On Tuesday 19th March, Holyport Cricket Club will take part in an MCC Walking Cricket festival at Lords Cricket Ground. A coach will take the 30 players and supporters to Lord’s early on Tuesday morning where they will play games against other Walking Cricket clubs. The format of the day will see each team play...
Ava Lee Selected for England U19’s Tri-Series Tour08Mar
Ava Lee Selected for England U19’s Tri-Series Tour
Ava Lee has been named in England Women’s U19 squad to tour Sri Lanka. The tri series which also features Australia will consist of both T20 and 50 – over matches and will be played from late March to early April. Ava has played all her county cricket with Berkshire and enjoyed a successful first...
Berkshire 1st XI Awards Night06Mar
Berkshire 1st XI Awards Night
The Berkshire Cricket End of Season Awards took place on Saturday 24th February at Badgemore Golf Club, we would like to thank them for hosting this event with fantastic hospitality. The awards were as followed: Head coach Tom Lambert with joint player of the year Toby Greatwood who won the award alongside Luke Beaven.  ...
Berkshire Sign Tommy Sturgess from Cornwall CCC05Mar
Berkshire Sign Tommy Sturgess from Cornwall CCC
Our Men’s 1st XI are pleased to announce the signing of Tommy Sturgess from Cornwall CCC. We spoke to Head Coach Tom Lambert about our new signing: “Firstly and most importantly id like to thank Cornwall and in particular Godfrey Furse for giving his and their blessing for Tommy to join us this summer. He’s...
A Fond Farewell01Mar
A Fond Farewell
Today (Friday March 1st) marks Adam Davidson’s last day with Berkshire Cricket as he moves on to start a new role with the MCC Foundation. Adam has been with Berkshire Cricket since 2017 when he joined the team as the counties first Growth Manager and over the last 7 years has been a familiar face...
Berkshire Cricket’s Chance to Win £1,00001Mar
Berkshire Cricket’s Chance to Win £1,000
Berkshire Cricket’s chance to win £1,000 Berkshire Cricket is calling for nominations to win a £1,000 Movement for Good Award from Benefact Group. Berkshire Cricket is encouraging people to nominate them for a chance to win £1,000 as part of Benefact Group’s annual Movement for Good Awards, which is giving over £1million away to charities and...
Street Cricket Competitions16Feb
Street Cricket Competitions
Valentine’s Day 2024 saw the latest of our Berkshire Street competitions. Once again teams from across our Chance to Shine Street projects in Slough, Maidenhead and Reading gathered at Herschel to compete in quickfire tapeball matches. At U15 level, it was once again Chalvey who ran out winners, pushed all the way by Langley. In...
Reading School Half-Term & RS Camp16Feb
Reading School Half-Term & RS Camp
Over the February half-term break, Berkshire Cricket once again teamed up with Reading School to deliver holiday camp sessions to both community and Reading School children. Tuesday to Friday this week has been filled with plenty of fun cricket and multi-sport activities as our coaches have delivered sessions to over 75 different children. On Tuesday,...
The Cricket Collective – The Get Set Weekend15Feb
The Cricket Collective – The Get Set Weekend
We are delighted to share with you the plans for this year’s Get Set Weekend powered by The Cricket Collective, which will take place up and down the country on the 23-24 March 2024. The Get Set Weekend has for many years been a pre-season focal point for clubs up and down the country. In 2023,...
Golden Ticket Success Story09Feb
Golden Ticket Success Story
Towards the back end of 2023, Berkshire Cricket piloted a new scheme aiming to offer MCC Foundation Hub trials to a select group of female cricketers who showed potential in their taster sessions in schools. Those that performed well and showed an increasing desire to improve their skills were awarded with a ‘Golden Ticket’ which...
Shoaib Bashir Made His England Debut vs India08Feb
Shoaib Bashir Made His England Debut vs India
Many cricketing fans across the globe raised an eyebrow when they saw that uncapped Shoaib Bashir from Somerset CCC had been called up to the England Test Squad ahead of their tour to India. Nobody had really heard of Shoaib Bashir nor had they seen much footage of what the Off Spinner has to offer....
Individual Player Sponsorships01Feb
Individual Player Sponsorships
We are once again hugely excited to offer the opportunity to support Berkshire Cricket by sponsoring a First XI player for the 2024 Season. Player sponsorship is available for all Mens and Womens 1st XI Squad players and allows you and your business the platform to raise its profile through exclusive opportunities and partnerships with Berkshire...
Anthony Clapham Called Up To England Disability Squad To Tour India24Jan
Anthony Clapham Called Up To England Disability Squad To Tour India
Anthony Clapham (Berkshire & Pirates) has been called up to the Men’s Physical Disability Squad for their tour to India. Anthony has gone on to say: “I was born with talipes (club foot), but always loved sport and cricket in particular. The surgeons said I’d have a very small chance of being able to run...
Slough CC to Host the Showcase Game vs Sussex18Jan
Slough CC to Host the Showcase Game vs Sussex
Berkshire Cricket are delighted to confirm that our Men’s 1st XI will be hosting Sussex CCC on Tuesday July 23rd at Slough CC in the annual Showcase Game. It will be a 50 over aside contest and will be a great opportunity to showcase not only an excellent game of cricket between two talented teams but...
Coach Development Courses 202412Jan
Coach Development Courses 2024
There are new Coach Development Courses now LIVE for 2024 . . . ECB CORE COACH – Newbury College – Easter Holidays – For all the details please follow this link ECB CORE COACH There are bursaries available to discount the cost of this course please follow this link for more details or contact coachdevelopment@berkshirecricketfoundation.org ECB FOUNDATION CAOCH (FEMALE ONLY...
Berkshire 1st Team are Back in Training Ahead of the New Season11Jan
Berkshire 1st Team are Back in Training Ahead of the New Season
Our 1st XI men’s squad returned to training on Monday ahead of another busy 2024. We caught up with head coach Tom Lambert as the count down to the summer is in full flow. “I always enjoy the first session back after Xmas. Before the festive break cobwebs are being brushed off and the intensity...
Berkshire Cricket Chair, Jayne Haines Welcome to 2024 11Jan
Berkshire Cricket Chair, Jayne Haines Welcome to 2024 
It’s been 9 months since I had the privilege of becoming the Chair of Berkshire Cricket Foundation – how time flies when you’re having fun! And it’s been another exciting year for Berkshire Cricket at all levels: women’s, men’s, girl’s and boy’s goes from strength to strength. From The Men’s First XI retaining the NCCA...

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