Knowle and Dorridge Cricket Club


Knowle and Dorridge Cricket Club

Knowle and Dorridge Cricket Club is an amateur cricket club in Knowle, near Solihull in Warwickshire. They play their home games at Station Road in Knowle. The 1st and 2nd XI’s play in their respective premier divisions of the Birmingham and District Premier League – one of the strongest Leagues in the country – whilst the 3rd and 4th XI’s play in Division 2 of the Warwickshire Cricket League against other club 1st and 2nd teams.

On Sundays the 1st and 2nd XI’s play in the top Division of the Warwickshire Sunday League and the 3rd XI play a set of friendly fixtures at Lugtrout Lane.

In 2005 the amalgamation of two clubs – Knowle & Dorridge CC and Arden Forest CC was completed to enable the club to utilise more fully the facilities at its second ground at Lugtrout Lane.

The thriving Junior section has a full programme during the season and there is activity for at least one of the age groups on every night of the week. At the moment we are proud to claim that one of our junior members represented England Under 15’s in 2004! For further details of a full programme of practice nights and matches, see the JUNIORS page.

The Club Colours are Green and Gold and the club emblem is the Bear and Ragged Staff.

The club is situated between the ‘villages’ of Knowle and Dorridge on Station Road, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, and the second ground is situated on Lugtrout Lane, Solihull.

Apart from its playing strength and cricket tradition, Knowle and Dorridge CC boasts a strong social membership. The Club is open every evening of the year (except Christmas Day!) and on Saturday and Sunday afternoons - throughout the winter as well as the summer,and anyone who visits will be ensured of a warm and friendly welcome.

Club Address

Knowle and Dorridge Cricket Club.Station Road, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, B93 8ET.Telephone : 01564 774338.----

Website

[http://www.knowleanddorridgecc.co.uk]

Roll Of Honour

1998 Division One 1st XI Runners-Up

1998 Division One 2nd XI Runners-Up

1999 Division One 2nd XI Champions

2000 Division One 1st XI Champions

2001 1st XI Challenge Cup Champions

2003 Premier Division 2nd XI Runners-Up

2005 1st XI Challenge Cup Champions

2007 Premier Division 1st XI runners-Up

2007 Graham Williamson Trophy Runners-Up

Playing Squad 2008

Tony Frost (Club Captain & Wkt) Warwickshire County Cricket Club (Current), Staffordshire County Cricket Club

Spencer Platt (Wkt)- Warwickshire Cricket Board (1999 - 2001)

Jamie Spires - Warwickshire County Cricket Club (2000 - 2004)

Nicholas James - Warwickshire County Cricket Club (Current), Staffordshire County Cricket Club

Richard Johnson (Warwickshire cricketer) (Wkt) - Warwickshire County Cricket Club (current)

Sam Reddish

Nick Warren (cricketer) Warwickshire County Cricket Club (1999 - 2005)

Attic Rehman - Shropshire County Cricket Club

Mark Littlewood - South Australia under 19's

Travis Friend- Zimbabwe national cricket team (2001 - 2004), Derbyshire County Cricket Club(2005)

David Smith

Elliot Wilson- Warwickshire County Cricket Club(2000 - 2003), Lincolnshire County Cricket Club

Ben Pugh

Will Mottram

Ben Coley

Chris Davidson

Justin Hemming

Jake Sammons (Wkt)

Chris Kenny

Jonathan Bees

Alec Baker

Kevin Bray - Warwickshire Cricket Board (1999 - 2001)

Alex Butler

Joe Barnett

Ian Swindell

Matt Williamson

Chris Williamson

Jack Coley

Simon Long

Gary Parker

Neil Coley

Stuart Norris

DR xx

Leading run scorers (1982 - 2007)

Kevin Bray - 9008 runs (243 innings)

Danny Dalton - 4259 (141)

Nigel Moore - 3845 (180)

Tom Jameson - 3227 (140)

Ian Maddocks - 3055 (149)

Leading wicket takers (1982 - 2007)

Kevin Bray - 393 @ 15 Jamie Spires - 327 @ 21 Nigel Moore - 314 @ 21 Tom Jameson - 236 @ 23 Darren Altree - 208 @ 16

International Players

Allan Donald

Gladstone Small

David Hemp

Dougie Brown

Travis Friend

Jan-Berrie Burger

Selection Committee

Gary Parker

Sharma


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