News archive for July 2014

  1. Stuart McKay passes

    01 Jul

    Tributes are being paid to former Melrose CC and Border League chairman Stuart McKay who died peacefully on Friday following a long illness.

  2. Netherlands draw first blood in Glasgow

    01 Jul

    The Netherlands completed a 44 run win over Scotland in the first of three matches at Titwood in Glasgow.

  3. MacLeod century leads Scotland to victory

    02 Jul

    Scotland entertained the Netherlands in the second One Day match at Titwood in Glasgow on Wednesday (2 July) with the home side looking to bounce-back from the previous day’s defeat.

  4. Trinity Titans Bat for Success

    03 Jul

    Trinity Primary School’s young cricket team, the Titans has won the Borders Sport and Leisure Hawick and Wilton Cricket Club league.

  5. Calum's ton pleases mum

    03 Jul

    The off-field saga behind Calum MacLeod's century against the Netherlands at Titwood

  6. The Way We Were

    04 Jul

    David Gordon has a look back to when an England football international could spend his summer close-season earning some extra money by switching to leather and willow as a professional with a Scottish cricket club.

  7. Decider washed out in Glasgow

    04 Jul

    Scotland and Holland were denied the chance to determine a winner during their One Day series in Glasgow.

  8. CSL Premier Review

    06 Jul

    Champions Uddingston surely saw their grip on the Western Union decisively loosened yesterday after slumping to a fourth defeat of the season to an Ayr side who may very well lay claim to the Bothwell side’s silverware.

  9. Jekyll and Hyde start to Scotland’s new chapter

    06 Jul

    Cricket Scotland blogger Kaylan Geekie summarises the recent Scotland v Netherlands series, which finished 1-1.

  10. Scotland U15s hold nerve to win two in a row

    06 Jul

    Scotland under 15s did the double over Durham and Lincolnshire.

  11. CSL Weekend Round Up

    07 Jul

    Cricket Media provide a detailed look into the domestic fixture from the CSL Eastern and Western Premier Divisions

  12. Yorkshire double up over Development XI

    07 Jul

    Scotland’s emerging young players travelled to Weetwood Hall in Leeds last week for a two day and one day fixture against a strong Yorkshire Development XI, which featured four or five youngsters with first class experience.

  13. Eastern Knights Win Latest U15 Inter-Regional Match

    08 Jul

    The Western Warriors U15s played host to the Eastern Knights U15s at Titwood (Clydesdale CC).

  14. Caledonian Highlanders U18 v Western Warriors U18

    08 Jul

    With both sides having several key players missing due to international duties, this fixture represented a chance for some players to stake a claim for more regular selection.

  15. Chairman Keith Oliver receives OBE from Queen

    09 Jul

    Cricket Scotland’s Chairman, Keith Oliver, last week collected his OBE for services to cricket in Scotland by Her Majesty the Queen.

  16. Safyaan Sharif goes on trial at Gloucestershire

    09 Jul

    It has been announced that Safyaan Sharif will begin a 2 week loan spell with Gloucestershire this week.

  17. Stuart James Mckay, 1948 - 2014

    10 Jul

    Stuart Mckay died peacefully on Friday Morning, June 27th 2014 after three years treatment for prostate cancer.

  18. ESCA Round-up - July

    10 Jul

    Gary Heatly gives us his monthly offering on all the goings on in the East Leagues.

  19. Free 1 hour session in new indoor cricket centre.

    10 Jul

    Glenrothes Cricket Club is offering each person a free 1 hour session in there new indoor cricket centre.

  20. Remembering Ian Collins: Scotland’s forgotten all-rounder

    11 Jul

    With the 2014 Wimbledon Championships having reached their conclusion (sadly, sans Andy Murray this year) it is an appropriate time to remember a forgotten Scottish sporting hero of the 1920s in Ian Collins.

  21. Scotland A travel to the County Ground

    11 Jul

    Cricket Scotland has announced their squad to face Gloucestershire 2XI next week at The County Ground, Bristol.

  22. Scotswatch - July

    11 Jul

    With the county season in full-swing, a number of Scotland’s cricketers have been plying their trade down south.

  23. CSL Round Up

    13 Jul

    Aberdeenshire produced an accomplished run-chase to stay top of the Eastern Premier division as a century from Scotland star Craig Wallace proved in vain for Forfarshire at Mannofield.

  24. CSL Western Review

    14 Jul

    An amazing capitulation by Clydesdale, an explosive return to action of former Saltires star Ross Lyons and a first win for West of Scotland made for a remarkable day in the Western Union on Saturday.

  25. Eastern Premier Review

    14 Jul

    Tyler Buchan, the Aberdeenshire captain, had words of praise for one centurion and sympathy for another after his side’s eight-wicket win over Forfarshire at Mannofield.

  26. Around NoSCA - July 14

    15 Jul

    The North of Scotland Cricket Association provides an update to all the latest happenings from Strathpeffer to Buckie.

  27. Gloucestershire 2XI v Scotland A - Day 1

    15 Jul

    Saltires star Safyaan Sharif came off second best when he lined-up against his Scotland team-mates yesterday.

  28. Umeed stars on day 2 at the County Ground

    16 Jul

    Teenager Andrew Umeed yesterday stroked a superb century as Scotland A fought back to take a 1st innings lead in their three-day clash with Gloucestershire at Bristol.

  29. Don Crighton Passes

    16 Jul

    Many cricket followers in Tayside and well beyond were stunned to learn of the very sudden death at the age of 73 on Saturday morning of Strathmore Cricket Club legend Don Crighton.

  30. Scotland A fall to Gloucestershire 2XI

    17 Jul

    Scotland’s rising stars were routed for just 59 as Gloucestershire’s second string cruised to victory at Bristol yesterday.

  31. Scotland U15s claim win against Northumberland

    18 Jul

    Scotland were able to come out triumphant in this fixture despite being on the wrong-end of fortune when rain affected the playing conditions markedly and to the detriment of the visitors prospects.

  32. 2014 Scottish Cup Semi Finals

    18 Jul

    The 2014 Scottish Cup semi-finals take place this weekend with East Kilbride welcoming Mazars Grange, while Ferguslie prepare for the visit of PSL Clydesdale.

  33. Rain decimates CSL weekend fixtures

    20 Jul

    It was a battle to beat the weather for Scottish cricketers yesterday and, with one exception, it was the elements that came out on top.

  34. Grange and Clydesdale reach the Scottish Cup Final

    21 Jul

    Clydesdale and holders Grange, the two teams that have dominated the Scottish Cup over the years, will contest this season’s final after two disappointingly one-sided semi-final encounters yesterday

  35. Busy week for the Wildcats

    21 Jul

    The Wildcats are preparing for a busy week playing four T20 matches in two days, before returning to the 50 over format against Gloucestershire on Sunday (27th July).

  36. Knights Survive Scare to Defeat Warriors

    21 Jul

    Eastern Knights Under-15s maintained their 100% record with a hard fought victory over the Western Warriors in a close encounter at New Williamfield, Stirling on 10th July.

  37. Caledonian Highlanders U18 v Western Warriors U18

    21 Jul

    The second 50 overs clash in the series saw Western Warriors to Aberdeen to face a Highlanders team optimistic of achieving a positive result.

  38. Cricket in the West Review

    21 Jul

    Cricket Scotland Western Development Manager, Tim Hart, gives us an update on the happenings of cricket in the West of Scotland by the WDCU

  39. Steelin' away' - Sean McPartlin

    22 Jul

    In the last month, I’ve visited three cricket grounds for the first time: Scarborough I have written about, Titwood which I fell in love with at first sight, and Aigburth in Liverpool, where my grandfather watched his cricket between the wars.

  40. Scotland U19s to face Ireland in Ayr

    23 Jul

    Scotland’s 13 man squad to face Ireland U19s for next week’s ICC Europe Challenge Series in Ayr has been announced.

  41. Club Talent Development Officer

    23 Jul

    We are looking to appoint a Club Talent Development Officer to sustain this level of achievement by creating, implementing and maintaining a talent environment and providing targeted coaching to allow players to achieve their potential.

  42. Scotland U15 thrash Durham

    23 Jul

    Scotland U15s produced a strong performance against Durham in the U15s County Cup at Hamilton Crescent on Sunday.

  43. Wildcats double up on T20 wins

    23 Jul

    The Wildcats can be satisfied after two victories in their opening games of the ECB T20 competition, after defeating both Leicestershire and Derbyshire.

  44. Hugh McIntyre - Footballer to Cricketer

    24 Jul

    Richard Young is already hard at work producing a sequel to 'As The Willow Vanishes".

  45. Wildcats make it 3 out of 4

    24 Jul

    After two wins from two matches on Tuesday the Wildcats were keen to keep the winning habit going in another two T20s on Wednesday.

  46. Scottish Cricket's Baton Bearers

    25 Jul

    After all the hype, the 2014 Commonwealth Games have finally got underway in Glasgow after the Queen’s Baton made its way through towards Glasgow.

  47. Heriot's celebrate 125 year anniversary

    25 Jul

    Heriot’s Cricket Club are celebrating their 125 year anniversary this weekend and prepare to take on a Scottish President’s XI at Goldenacre this Sunday (27th July).

  48. Scotland v New Zealand A Hospitality

    28 Jul

    On Friday 15th August and Sunday 17th August Ayr Cricket Club is hosting two international matches between Scotland and a touring New Zealand squad containing many of their full test players.

  49. U15 Scots triumphant as they top Division 1B

    28 Jul

    Scotland U15s topped ECB Division 1B with two wins against Lincolnshire and Northumberland last week.

  50. CSL Eastern Round Up

    28 Jul

    Former Arbroath skipper Fraser Burnett yesterday sent a “good job, well done” message to absent current captain Marc Petrie in the wake of the home-turf local derby triumph over Forfarshire which boosted their prospects of retaining the Eastern Premiership crown.

  51. Wildcats defeat Gloucestershire

    28 Jul

    Frocester Cricket Club was the latest club to host the Wildcats in their recent Royal London One day cup against Gloucestershire. Skipper Abbi Aitken won the toss and elected to field first

  52. 200 Days to go until CWC 2015

    28 Jul

    With 200 days to go until the start of the 2015 ICC World Cup, it has been announced that the four Associate nations who achieved qualification will play local teams as part of the ICC High Performance Programme (HPP).

  53. Cricket Forth Valley join with Sports Marketing Network

    29 Jul

    From August 2014 the development group will be employing a full time community development coach working in each clubs clusters areas and have acquired the services of Sports Marketing Network (SMN)

  54. Ireland defeat Scotland in U19 clash

    30 Jul

    Scotland hosted Ireland U19s at Ayr CC in the first match of three in the ICC European Challenge Series.

  55. Wildcats back in T20 action

    30 Jul

    The Wildcats are back on the road again this weekend as they head to Poulton CC to play in the second round of the NatWest T20 competition.

  56. Murgitroyd Finals Day - Change Of Date

    30 Jul

    It has been confirmed that the 2014 Murgitroyd T20 Finals Day has been moved from August 17th to August 10th.

  57. Scotland U19s level series with a dramatic win

    31 Jul

    Scotland U19s levelled their U19s series against Ireland in Ayr yesterday with a dramatic 8 run win.

  58. ICC Europe U15 Division 1

    31 Jul

    Pepsi ICC Europe U15 Division 1 heads to Rugby School in Warwickshire, England this week with Guernsey, Jersey, Ireland, Netherlands and Scotland all participating.

  59. Scotland secure T20 win over Ireland

    31 Jul

    Ireland won the toss and elected to bat first on a wicket that had been used the previous day, which produced a low-scoring but thrilling encounter.

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