Published: 17/03/2000 00:00 - Updated: 01/04/2014 13:10

Cricket

Great Brickhill Cricket ClubThere are many cricket clubs to get involved with in the Milton Keynes area. This section gives information on some of the main clubs in the area and links to some interesting cricket websites.

Milton Keynes Cricket Club

Milton Keynes Cricket Club is a competitive amateur club with two Saturday sides in the Morant Four Counties League. The club has a side in Division 1 of the Milton Keynes Sunday league and youth sides in the under 13 and under 15 age groups. Hosted by the modern and well-equipped Milton Keynes Village Pavilion, we enjoy cricket in great surroundings and have a superb club-house with SKY TV.

MKCC welcome new members. For more information please visit our website: www.mkcricket.org.uk.

Bletchley Town Cricket Club

We are the premier cricket club in the Milton Keynes area with our 1st XI competing in the prestigious Cherwell League Division 1. We run three Saturday and a Sunday senior team catering for players of all abilities. There is also a thriving junior section for boys and girls between the ages of 8 and 17, with fully qualified coaches and senior players who aim to develop local talent. We also have links with local schools providing coaching across the North Buckinghamshire area. Our junior section is a source of great pride for the club, with several players having gone on to represent Buckinghamshire at their age range.

As a non-professional club we rely on sponsorship for day-to-day costs including match balls, match officials, ground preparation, junior coaching, and the maintenance of our facilities. There are many advertising and sponsorship opportunities for the forthcoming season and if you're interested please visit our website for further information.

The club welcomes new players of all abilities as well as non-playing members. For all the information about our club please visit our website at www.bletchleytowncc.com/.

Printers Cricket Club (Gt Linford Village)

We play in the Morrants 4 Counties Cricket League on Saturdays throught out the summer. The club is small and friendly and always on the look out for new members young or old. If you're interested in a game of cricket please contact Neil Coghlan at neil.coghlan@btinternet.com or call 07753 903049.

North Bucks Ambulance Cricket Club

 The North Bucks Ambulance Cricket Club was founded by members of the ambulance service who have a common interest in cricket. NBACC is not directly associated to any single ambulance service and is individually managed by the members. NBACC is about to embark on its third year in the Milton Keynes Sunday Cricket League, with home games played at Marsh drive, Great Linford.

bucksambulance.play-cricket.com

Aspley Guise Cricket Club

Aspley Guise Cricket Club is a village cricket club founded in 1871. New players always welcome. Saturday team plays in Four Counties League Division 2 Sunday team plays in friendly social fixtures. Junior training from 6pm Friday.

For further details visit their website at www.aspleyguise.play-cricket.com

New Bradwell Ladies Cricket Club

New Bradwell Ladies Cricket Club Website

Girls/Ladies: Age 13 years plus

Practise is at the club on Thursdays from 6.30pm.

Match Days: Sundays

Season starts: May to end July

Kit required - cricket whites for games, tracksuits and trainers for practising.

Cricket is the new football! Be a part of what everyone is talking about. Women's cricket has been played in Milton Keynes for over 20 years. The local ladies team is New Bradwell Cricket Club. All levels of ability are welcome at our summer practise sessions, at the ground from 6.30.

Two ladies who played in the North Bucks Ladies league are now in the current victorious England squad that took the Ashes from Australia the same year as the men, again won it again last winter. Learn to play from ECB qualified lady coaches.

Interested? Call the club after 7pm on 01908 313835.

Buckingham Town Cricket Club

Buckingham Town Cricket Club provides cricket facilities for Buckingham including youth cricket and an introduction to cricket at an early age.

For further details visit their website at www.towncricket.org

Crownhill Cricket Club

Crownhill Cricket Club are a cricket team aiming to play friendly but competitive cricket in South Northants Cricket League.

The club's approach to cricket is one of competitive enjoyment - we play cricket hard and we play to win, but we try to remember that it is a game and that we are playing it so that ourselves and our opponents can gain pleasure from the experience. We have welcomed new players to the club, including some "refugees" from other clubs where there was less emphasis on enjoyment. We have encouraged new players into the game, including both teenagers and some late comers to the game. in their 30's (also 40's, etc). We welcome players from anywhere in the area, irrespective of their social, racial, religious or any other background - the only criterion is their desire to play cricket in the right spirit.

For further details visit their website at www.crownhillcc.co.uk.

Great Brickhill Cricket Club

Great Brickhill Cricket Club is situated in the beautiful village of Great Brickhill to the south of Milton Keynes on the Beds/Bucks border and offers the best facilities in the area.

GBCC is an ambitious club with thriving adult and junior teams. The club fields 3 league teams on a Saturday and 2 League teams on a Sunday.

After a successful season in 2007, being crowned champions of the 1st division, the club decided to move from the Four Counties Cricket League to the Cherwell League. A third team was also formed that would continue to play in the FCCL, allowing more youth cricketers the opportunity to play adult cricket.

Every year the number of juniors increases and the club now has nearly 100 juniors. Currently we run 3 junior teams.

In 2007 the club undertook 2 major projects, constructing indoor nets and installing a new artificial wicket.

Telephone: 01525 261434

Email: Great Brickhill Cricket Club

Website: Great Brickhill Cricket Club

Emberton Cricket Club

Welcome to Emberton Cricket Club! New players always welcome, so if you're interested in playing for a friendly team then come and visit us for more information. We just have the one team that plays friendly matches on Sundays.

For further details visit our website at emberton.play-cricket.com/home/home.asp.

Milton Keynes District Cricket Association

Promotes cricket at all levels in Milton Keynes, including youth cricket, women's cricket, umpires and scorers, manages local Sunday, mid week and indoor leagues and coaching, promotes club cricket interests.

Milton Keynes City Cricket Club

Plays competitive cricket in a friendly and enjoyable manner.

Website: Milton Keynes City Cricket Club

Location:

The Pavilion
Woughton Playing Fields
Woughton on the Green
 

Contact Colin Skears Tel: 01908 677338

Email: colin.skears@tiscali.co.uk

The Pavilion Tel: 01908 665337

Olney Town Cricket Club

If you are thinking of joining us, please telephone 01234-345789 for a chat about the club. We are always looking for new players, of any age or ability. We run four teams at weekends, two Saturday sides which play in the Four Counties Cricket League, and two Sunday sides which play friendly matches in a very relaxed atmosphere! So don't be shy - come and join us for fun in the sun - or a few beers in the rain!

For further details visit their website at www.olneytowncc.co.uk.

Stony Stratford Cricket Club

Stony Stratford Cricket Club have been playing on our existing Ostler's Lane site for over 100 years. We run 3 Saturday teams, 1 Sunday league Team and 1 Sunday Friendly Team as well as several junior teams catering for all ages.

The first team play in the Premier Division of the Northamptonshire Cricket League, this boasts ECB Premier League Status and is one of the highest standards of cricket available in the area.

Practice sessions are held on Monday and Wednesday for seniors and Fridays for juniors. The senior sessions will be attended by our overseas professional who is on hand to offer coaching and advise.

If you would like more information then please see our website www.stonystratfordcc.co.uk or contact our cricket manager, Mike Smith, on 07795 447988, alternatively come and visit us at Ostler's Lane, Stony Stratford.

Wolverton Town Cricket Club

Wolverton Town Cricket Club has been in Milton Keynes since 1894. They offer the very best playing in North Bucks and Milton Keynes with more than 10 qualified coaches, to improve, groove or teach all standards.

They offer 3 senior sides, 6 junior age groups, and a winter indoor league team.

Eversholt Cricket Club

Based at one of the most picturesque grounds in the country, Eversholt Cricket Club exists to provide the highest possible standard of facilities to players and spectators of all ages and abilities, to play and watch the game, without bias or discrimination.

We have two senior teams competing on a Saturday in the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League, two teams playing on a Sunday in the Bedfordshire County Cricket League, and a thriving Junior Section at all age levels.

We'll be hosting the international stars of Lashings World XI for the fifth time on Thursday, 30th July 2015 - a fantastic opportunity for new players to potentially play against the likes of Courtney Walsh, Graeme Swann, Inzamam Ul-Haq, etc. Each of our previous events have attracted over 2,000 people to the ground to mingle with formers stars of the international game.

The club welcomes new players of all ages and abilities, as well as non-playing members. For more information about the club, including training times, please visit our website at www.eversholtcricketclub.co.uk.

Alternatively, you can email the club via eversholtcricketclub@gmail.com or contact the club's Head of Cricket, Alan Garratt, on 07795 396254.


Links to More Cricket Information

Four Counties Cricket

For information about the Four Counties Cricket League, which offers a high standard of organised cricket to clubs in Milton Keynes and surrounding areas, please check out the league's website at 4ccl.play-cricket.com.
Contact : Alec Walliker
Telephone : 07810325776
 
Lords: www.lords.org

BBC: www.news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/cricket

Cricket World: http://www.cricketworld.com

Cricinfo: www.cricket.org

Play Cricket: www.play-cricket.com

Womens Cricket: www.ecb.co.uk/news/womens

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