Apr 172019

FAISAL Iqbal will make his Heywood debut on the opening day of the Greater Manchester Cricket League season on Saturday (12 30).

The 37-year-old, who has played international cricket for Pakistan, was due to arrive in England today (Wednesday, April 17) and will feature in the senior side at Denton West at the weekend.

James Kettleborough, who played in the two friendly games last weekend, also makes his Heywood bow proper as the side bids to make an immediate impression in Division 1A after being relegated from the Premier League last year.

The second team entertain Oldham, also on Saturday (1pm), in Division 3 East while there is Sunday action for the 3rd X1 at Egerton (1.30pm). Zeeshan Baig, an opening bowler signed from Chester area club Upton, makes his debut.

HEYWOOD 1st X1 (v Denton West, away, Saturday, 12.30): S Burrill (capt), W Hunt, M Grogan, S Dawson, J Morley, A Dawson, J Kettleborough, R Cross, T Pagett, C Hilton, F Iqbal.

HEYWOOD 2nd X1 (v Oldham, home, Saturday, 1pm): S Evans (capt), M Witts, J Kaye, R Bennett, C Booth, L Grogan, D Fawcett, C Kaye, J Keyworth, J Carter, H Crompton.

HEYWOOD 3rd X1 (v Egerton, away, Sunday, 1,30pm): D Fare (capt), M Hood, J O’Neill, T Pagett, L Jackson, Z Baig, W Taylor, J Carter, H Crompton, M Dearden, C Hilton.



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Apr 102019

JAMES Kettleborough and Paul Bennett will make their bows for Heywood’s first team in two Crimble friendlies at the weekend (April 13 and 14). Heywood take on a Lancashire Under-19s side on Saturday (12.30pm) and Middleton on Sunday (1pm), and local supporters will be keen for their first look at the two new men. Kettleborough boasts Click here for more ….

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Apr 032019

HEYWOOD’S 2019 cricket season gets under way – weather permitting – at Crimble on Sunday (April 7). The second team takes on their Middleton counterparts in a game of 40-overs-per-side, starting at 1pm.  Steve Evans is captain of the side full-time this season. The following weekend sees two first team friendlies, also at Crimble, against a Click here for more ….

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Mar 292019

Following on from a successful winter programme the junior training will continue outdoors from Tuesday 9th April with sessions getting underway from 6pm. As always at this time of year we ask that players bring plenty of warm clothes along with their usual kit and a drink. For those that still need to get registrations Click here for more ….

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Mar 202019

HEYWOOD are looking forward to life in Division 1A of the Greater Manchester Cricket League, starting away to Denton West on Saturday, April 20, under new first team skipper Sean Burrill. Steve McHugh asked 26-year-old Sean to give his thoughts, in a question-and-answer session, on prospects over the coming months. Did it take you by Click here for more ….

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Mar 202019

ONE of the most important evenings of the year for junior players comes at Heywood Cricket Club on Thursday, March 28 (7pm). Junior Registration Night is an opportunity for youngsters to sign on for the coming cricket season, renew family memberships and introduce new members. Coaches and managers of all age groups – Under-Nines, Under-11s, Click here for more ….

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Mar 112019

20150305_timelineThe annual NatWest CricketForce event will take place on Saturday 30th March at Crimble with more work scheduled for the Sunday for those that can’t get down. Work will start at 10am.   There is plenty of work to be done to prepare the old ground for another summer of cricket and help is needed Click here for more ….

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Feb 262019

Burrill in actionThe Cricket Committee are delighted to announce that Sean Burrill will take over as captain of the 1st XI for the coming season. Sean has come through the junior ranks at the club, making his debut in 2013. Cricket Chairman Roger Smethurst said, “Sean was a unanimous choice to take over as captain, he is Click here for more ….

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Feb 142019

HEYWOOD Cricket Club’s 3rd X1 fixtures for the coming season have been finalised. They start on Sunday, April 21, with a visit to Egerton and conclude on September 8 with a trip to Brooksbottom. APRIL 21: Egerton away 28: Greenmount home MAY 5: Bamford Fieldhouse away 12: East Lancs Paper Mill home JUNE 9: Denton Click here for more ….

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Feb 112019

HEYWOOD’S Jack Morley failed to trouble Bangladesh with the bat and ball as the England Under-19 side were beaten by eight wickets in the first Test at Chittagong. England made 280 after batting first, Morley the last man to fall after being run out for a duck. The talented hosts, revelling playing in their own Click here for more ….

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