Cricket

Former Nantwich star Livingstone drafted by Birmingham in The Hundred

Former Nantwich star Livingstone drafted by Birmingham in The Hundred

By Joe Ellis
Ex-Nantwich cricket player Liam Livingstone was drafted for £125,000 in The Hundred, the new franchise cricket league that starts in 2020.

He had a reserve price of just £60,000 but with domestic players being of great importance with only three allowed from overseas, he was drafted as Birmingham Phoenix’s first pick.

October 20, 2019
Nantwich CC captain looks forward to national final at Lord’s

Nantwich CC captain looks forward to national final at Lord’s

Nantwich CC players are gearing up for the biggest game most, if not all, will ever play.

The Whitehouse Lane team will be boarding a coach on Sunday morning and heading to Lord’s – the home of cricket – for the National Club Final to be played on Monday against Swardeston CC.

September 13, 2019
Nantwich CC reach national semi-finals and are one game from Lord’s

Nantwich CC reach national semi-finals and are one game from Lord’s

Nantwich CC produced a stunning display to out-play Bath and reach the national club semi-finals.

A stunning 124 not out by Luke Robinson helped Nantwich to a nine-wicket national quarter-final victory at Whitehouse Lane yesterday (August 11).

August 12, 2019
Aussie cricket legend Glenn McGrath heads for Nantwich

Aussie cricket legend Glenn McGrath heads for Nantwich

Former Aussie cricket legend Glenn McGrath will be visiting Nantwich as a guest at a special sportsman’s dinner event.

The fast-bowler, so often the scourge of England batsmen, will be at Nantwich Civic Hall for the “Evening with Glenn McGrath” night on Thursday August 29.

June 28, 2019
Woore CC U11s girls win Shropshire Softball Cup Final

Woore CC U11s girls win Shropshire Softball Cup Final

By Roger Horwood
Woore Cricket Club Junior Academy ended their hugely successful season by winning the Shropshire Girls Under 11s Softball Cup Final.

The youngsters triumphed at Wroxeter and Uppington on Sunday September 2.

September 9, 2018
Woore CC 1sts beaten heavily by league leaders Bagnall Norton

Woore CC 1sts beaten heavily by league leaders Bagnall Norton

By Roger Horwood
Bagnall Norton CC swept to back to back promotions with a comprehensive win over Woore CC, the only team who in theory could have overtaken them.

Woore remain in second position, but a second consecutive defeat leaves them just three points ahead of third placed Sandyford with three matches remaining.

September 2, 2018
Woore CC 1sts slump to second consecutive home defeat

Woore CC 1sts slump to second consecutive home defeat

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts slumped to their second successive home defeat – but increased their promotion bid lead to 43 points after rivals Sandyford also lost.

Woore fielded a weakened side against Alsager as regular first teamers helped the 2nds out in their battle against relegation.

August 20, 2018
Nantwich CC reach T20 National finals day with victory over Ormskirk

Nantwich CC reach T20 National finals day with victory over Ormskirk

Nantwich CC produced a brilliant performance to reach their first T20 National finals day next month.

The Whitehouse Lane team took advantage of home soil to ease past tricky quarter-final opponents in Ormskirk yesterday (August 12).

August 13, 2018
Nantwich CC reach quarter-finals of national T20 competition

Nantwich CC reach quarter-finals of national T20 competition

Nantwich Cricket Club have reached the quarter-finals of the ECB National T20 Competition after two more excellent victories to win the regional round.

The Whitehouse Lane outfit now face a last eight clash with Ormskirk this Sunday for a place at national Finals Day in Derby.

August 6, 2018
Woore CC 1sts and 2nds well beaten, but under 14s celebrate title win

Woore CC 1sts and 2nds well beaten, but under 14s celebrate title win

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts remain in second place in their bid for promotion, despite a heavy home defeat to Bignall End.

The visitors won the toss and took full advantage by batting first and hammering a massive 273-5 in 55 overs.

August 5, 2018
Woore CC skipper guides 1st team to win over Meir Heath

Woore CC skipper guides 1st team to win over Meir Heath

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts skipper Tas Hussain used his experience in his side’s thrilling win over Meir Heath to maintain their run in a rain interrupted match.

With five straight wins under their belt, and maximum points in each, the surge towards promotion shows no sign of abating.

July 30, 2018
Woore CC complete league double over rivals Norton in Hales

Woore CC complete league double over rivals Norton in Hales

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts completed the double over local rivals Norton in Hales and maintained their 59-point lead in second place over Sandyford.

And for the third time in the last four matches, Woore had their Sri Lankan professional Dissanagge Eranga Thilina Rathanayake “Rangi” to thank.

July 23, 2018
Woore CC 1sts beat Stafford to maintain promotion push

Woore CC 1sts beat Stafford to maintain promotion push

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC’s relentless march towards promotion took another huge stride as they beat Stafford to retain second position and a 59-point lead over their third-placed rivals Sandyford.

With another maximum 25 points win, the second half of the season is looking extremely promising.

July 16, 2018