Asif Ali & Ed Hossell Joint Winners of Partially Sighted Player of the Year

Northants Lead Award Winners As Ed Hossell Breaks Record

For the second season in a row Northants Steelbacks were most successful in BCEW’s End of Season Awards, this time after their cup double. Gerald Porter won Wicketkeeper of the Year for the fifth time, whilst Mark Turnham won Total Batter of the Year to add to his previous wins in the bowler & overall […]

Bradford District Bowler having released the ball with a Kent Spitfires batsman waiting.

Leicester Festival A Success Despite Covid

By Paul Toplis While the current pandemic crisis prevented test cricket this weekend, not even that combined with the regular Sunday rail travel disasters could put off the BCEW Johnners Trust development festival at Leicester University. It was a more limited affair than in many recent years with just five teams, but these were from […]

Northants With The BBS Cup Trophy

Northants Claim First BBS Cup Triumph In Dramatic Final

In the 42 year history of the BBS Primary Club Cup there have been few finals as dramatic as the 2021 edition. On Saturday 4th September at the Northamptonshire County Cricket Ground first time finalists Northants Steelbacks faced cup holders London Metro, who had already lifted this historic trophy on 17 occasions as well as […]

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Northants and Metro To Meet In BBS Cup Final

On Saturday 4th September Northants Steelbacks and London Metro will face each other in the final of the BBS Primary Club Heindrich Swanepoel Memorial Cup. The game, being held at The Northamptonshire County Cricket Ground, will see Northants try to win the trophy for the first time having only even reached the semi finals once […]

BCEW Update Return To VI Cricket Rules Following July 19th

BCEW have slightly updated their Return To VI Cricket Rules for 2021 as the government’s lockdown easing roadmap reaches step 4. These rules are likely to stay in place for the rest of the 2021 season. Return To VI Cricket Rules 2021July 19th Update General PrinciplesThese rules apply in all competitive blind cricket matches, all […]

2021 Return To VI Cricket Rules Published

The covid rules and regulations allowing VI cricket to safely start on Saturday 22nd May have now been published. The rules, listed below, will apply until at least 21st June unless otherwise stated. Return To VI Cricket Rules 2021 General PrinciplesAll of these rules only apply to organised matches or organised training sessions. For matches […]