News archive for August 2014

  1. Shrewsbury Festival

    01 Aug

    Grange CC for the 4th year in a row was honoured this July to again take part again in the Shrewsbury School Junior Cricket Festival.

  2. Peacock Salt Continue U18 Cup Sponsorship

    01 Aug

    Cricket Scotland is delighted to announce that Peacock Salt has continued its sponsorship of the National Under 18 Cup.

  3. Women's squad prepare for ICC Europe Div 1

    01 Aug

    Cricket Scotland have named a squad of 13 for the Women’s European Division 1 Tournament taking place at Rugby School from the 11th – 18th August.

  4. U15s keep winning the ECB County Cup

    01 Aug

    Scotland’s winning run continued thanks to the batting efforts of two players who, up to now, have had limited opportunities to shine.

  5. Memories Cricket Club launches at New Zealand A game

    01 Aug

    A collaborative partnership between Cricket Scotland and Alzheimer Scotland in which the sport’s archives and other resources are being used to help people with dementia takes a major step forward this week with the launch of a set of Memories Cricket Club

  6. ECB U17 Two Day County Championships

    01 Aug

    The Cricket Scotland Under 17 Squad returned Saturday past after a successful two week tour down south.

  7. Scotland’s national cricket team backs STV Appeal

    04 Aug

    Scotland’s national cricket team is supporting Cricket Scotland’s nationwide ‘Cricket-a-thon’, which is being held in aid of the STV Appeal on Saturday 23 and Sunday 24 August.

  8. Scotland Trial Matches

    04 Aug

    Two Scotland XI’s will contest two trial matches at the Grange, Edinburgh on Monday (4th) and Thursday (7th) with competition for places in the national team gathering pace.

  9. Tom William Kerr RIP

    04 Aug

    With the death of Tom Kerr on 29th July 2014 Scottish umpiring lost one of its most experienced officials of the latter half of the twentieth century.

  10. Wildcats finish T20 Campaign with two wins

    04 Aug

    The Wildcats arrived home with 2 more victories. Wins over Gloucestershire and Northants in round 2 of the NatWest T20 and secured the Wildcats 4th place in Division 3.

  11. Scotland Trial Match 1

    05 Aug

    An unbeaten knock of 80 by Richie Berrington helped the Posibles overcome the Probables in the first of two trial matches on Monday at the Grange, Edinburgh.

  12. Summer Cricket in the Borders

    06 Aug

    This summer has seen a concerted effort from all the Borders clubs, and the Junior Development Group, to really grow the cricket offering for young players in the region.

  13. Mixed fortunes for Scotland U15s

    06 Aug

    Scotland U15s have been taking place in the ICC European Division 1 in Rugby.

  14. U17 complete 3-0 win over Netherlands

    08 Aug

    Scotland U17s completed a clean sweep yesterday in their three match ICC Europe Challenge series at Myreside, Edinburgh.

  15. Possibles knock over Probables

    08 Aug

    The Possibles locked horns with the Probables at the Grange in Edinburgh in the second Scotland trial match.

  16. Cricket returns to the Western Union

    09 Aug

    Cricket in the west returns tomorrow following the Commonwealth Games-enforced two-week break and Ayr will attempt to pick up where they left off on what looks like an inexorable march towards Western Union glory.

  17. CSL Round Up

    11 Aug

    Cricket Media's round up of all the action from the East and West of the country.

  18. Wildcats gain promotion

    11 Aug

    The Wildcats had their final match against the Netherlands at Wellesbourne CC on the 8thAugust. The Wildcats went into the game having only lost one game this season in the league, the opening fixture v Northamptonshire.

  19. Girls back STV Appeal

    11 Aug

    The annual Girls Kwik Cricket event is only a few weeks away and there is still time for clubs, schools and individuals to sign up for the event.

  20. Machan to captain Scots against NZA

    11 Aug

    The Scotland selectors today announced their squad to face New Zealand A in Ayr (15th/17th August) and Edinburgh (21st August) in a series of 50 over matches.

  21. HPP vital for Scotland’s World Cup preparation

    11 Aug

    Scotland will travel to Australia and New Zealand in September and October, to play state and provincial sides in preparation for the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2015.

  22. Murgitroyd Finals Day - New Date

    12 Aug

    It has been confirmed that the Murgitroyd T20 national finals day will take place this coming Sunday (17th August) after the scheduled event was postponed due to heavy rain throughout the day last weekend.

  23. Scotland ease to victory in opening fixture

    12 Aug

    Scotland started their ICC European Women’s Division 1 campaign with a comprehensive 7 wicket win over rivals Holland at Rugby School.

  24. Garth stars as Ireland defeat Scotland

    13 Aug

    Scotland took on Ireland in the second fixture of the ICC Women’s Division 1 Championship at Rugby on Wednesday morning.

  25. QuipuTV to stream New Zealand Challenge Series

    13 Aug

    It has been announced that all three matches in the Scotland v New Zealand A Challenge Series will be streamed live by QuipuTV.

  26. Scotland fall just short in rain affected encounter

    14 Aug

    Scotland’s women contested their third match of the ICC European Division 1 Championships in Rugby against the Netherlands.

  27. Watling and Elliott blitz Scotland

    15 Aug

    Matt Machan correctly called his first toss as Scotland captain and elected to field first against a strong New Zealand side packed with Test talent.

  28. CSL East and West Preview

    16 Aug

    Cricket Media preview the top matches in the East and West as the final few weeks will decide who will be crowned champions.

  29. Bradburn offers assessment of team’s capabilities

    17 Aug

    Scotland should not be too dismayed at the heavy defeat handed out to them by New Zealand A at Cambusdoon but, should take note of the lessons served up by their more seasoned opponents.

  30. Second NZA fixture washed out

    17 Aug

    The second 50 over match between Scotland and New Zealand A at Ayr was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

  31. Ayr edge closer to Western Premier Title

    18 Aug

    AYR defied the elements and an improving West of Scotland side to take another huge stride towards the title with an emphatic win at Hamilton Crescent.

  32. IOG Foundation Parts ‘A’ and ‘B’

    18 Aug

    Cricket Scotland will be hosting the Institute of Groundsmanship Foundation courses Parts A and B in 2014, in partnership with Aberdeenshire Cricket Club and Stirling County Cricket Club.

  33. Grange CC Win U13 Scottish Cup

    18 Aug

    Grange CC emerged as the winners Finals' Day in the Cricket Scotland U13 National Cup. Finals' Day was held at Stirling County CC, on Sunday 17th August 2014.

  34. MacLeod to captain Scots against NZA

    18 Aug

    The Scotland squad for the two 50 over fixtures against New Zealand A on Wednesday (20 August) and Thursday (21 August) has been confirmed.

  35. Bats, balls and wickets out for a feast of cricket in Perth

    19 Aug

    Perth is set to see a lot of cricket action on Sunday 24 August, with three events taking place in the city.

  36. Match Information – Scotland v New Zealand A

    19 Aug

    The New Zealand A squad continue their tour of Scotland with two matches at the Grange, Edinburgh on Wednesday (20 August) and Thursday (21 August).

  37. Was Scotland’s greatest batsman a Dundee Kiwi?

    20 Aug

    The passing of Mike Denness last year generated some interesting mainstream media and internet discussion around Scots who had played Test cricket, which inevitably evolved into a debate about who was the greatest Scottish batsman.

  38. Scottish Cup Final Competition

    20 Aug

    In the run up to this weekend's Scottish Cup Final we are asking you to have the opportunity to get your hands on Richard Young's book , As the Willow Vanishes.

  39. Scotland U15s in ECB Cup Final

    20 Aug

    Scotland scratched over the line in an excruciatingly tense semi-final at Stonesfield CC.

  40. NZA show their class in the capital

    20 Aug

    Scotland entertained New Zealand A at the Grange in Edinburgh in the rescheduled reserve fixture after Sunday’s original fixture in Ayr was washed out.

  41. Lightning brings the curtain down on NZA series

    21 Aug

    The final fixture of the three match series between Scotland and New Zealand A was curtailed by the weather gods in dramatic fashion after a frenetic 8.3 overs at the Grange.

  42. Scottish Cup Final 2014

    23 Aug

    This weekend will see two major matches taking place at Stirling Cricket Club on Sunday (24 August) with the Scottish Cup Final and the Cricket Scotland Trophy Final.

  43. Intriguing finale in the WDCU Premiership

    23 Aug

    Ayr could end their long wait for Western Union success when they host Clydesdale at Cambusdoon today.

  44. Eastern Premiership preview

    23 Aug

    Cricket Media previews a 2014 Eastern Premiership race that is going down to the wire.

  45. Grange win 2014 Scottish Cup Final

    24 Aug

    Grange claimed their eighth Scottish Cup at Stirling Cricket Club against Clydesdale on Sunday with an imperious performance in the late summer sunshine.

  46. Western Premier Review

    25 Aug

    The Western Union title race will go down to the final day of the season after Ayr’s celebrations were put on hold by Clydesdale on Saturday.

  47. Aberdeenshire win Eastern Premiership

    25 Aug

    Angry Arbroath chiefs will decide today if they will protest to with Cricket Scotland after they lost their Eastern Premiership title in controversial fashion.

  48. ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tours Scotland

    25 Aug

    The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy will arrive in Scotland on the morning of Thursday 28 August, where it will be met by members of the Scotland team and Cricket Scotland representatives at Edinburgh airport.

  49. North Region Development Centre - Head Coach

    25 Aug

    The NRDC, an integral part of the Caledonian Highlanders Youth junior pathway, is looking to recruit a Head Coach for the NRDC.

  50. CS and STV Appeal 'cricket-a-thon' a success

    25 Aug

    Cricket Scotland’s charity cricket-a-thon, which took place over the weekend (23 and 24 August), was a great success with hundreds of people taking part in events across the country.

  51. LMS Volunteer of the Month Awards

    27 Aug

    Cricket Scotland was extremely proud to celebrate the achievements of some of our brilliant volunteers at the Scotland v New Zealand A fixture at the Grange.

  52. Mommsen to lead Scotland in Ireland

    27 Aug

    The 13-man squad to face Ireland in three One Day matches in Malahide next month (September 8,10,12) has been announced.

  53. CDT - Inaugural Golf Day

    27 Aug

    The Cricket Development Trust Scotland extends a warm invitation to cricket clubs across the country to join them at their inaugural Golf Day at Balbirnie Park Golf Club, Markinch, Fife on Friday 3rd October 2014.

  54. Kilmarnock win thrilling CS Challenge Cup Final

    28 Aug

    On Sunday, Kilmarnock travelled to New Williamfield, the home of Stirling County Cricket Club, to take on local rivals Irvine in the final of the Cricket Scotland Challenge Cup.

  55. ICC CWC arrives in Edinburgh for start of two-day tour

    28 Aug

    The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy arrived in Scotland this morning (Thursday 28 August), where it was met by members of the Scotland team.

  56. WDCU and WDJCU Set for Exciting Finishes

    29 Aug

    The cricket season in the west region continues at great pace - with many leagues and cups still waiting to find their news homes.

  57. Ayr win Western Union title

    31 Aug

    Ayr last night completed a memorable Western Union title triumph after beating Dumfries by 61 runs at Nunholm.

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