Cricket clubs gear up for new season

Posted by: Belinda Hargreaves

Thu 11th January 2024

Cricket clubs in the Alfreton area are gearing up for the new cricket season.
Alfreton Cricket Club has announced the date when their ‘winter nets’ start next month.
A spokesman for the club said: “ACC winter nets start on Sunday, February 11, 1pm-3pm at Tibshelf School. Further details to follow over the coming weeks detailing junior / senior timings.
“All welcome as we begin to prepare for the 2024 season in division 1, 5 north and 9 north.
“If you’re interested in starting to play, returning to the game or after a fresh challenge, drop our Facebook page a message.”
For further information about Alfreton Cricket Club go to here

Meanwhile, South Wingfield Cricket Club are also gearing up for the new season.
A spokesman for the club said of the reasons why potential cricket players should join them this new year: “Winter nets began on January 10 at Tibshelf School 8pm-9pm.
“Saturday Cricket for all standards with four men’s adult teams across Divisions 1, 4, 6 and 8; A thriving Sunday development team; A Women’s softball team; Junior sides competing at U11, U13 and u15 alongside Junior Dynamos and All Stars set ups.”
They added: “We have a full time committed Head Coach; Two-laned outdoor netting cage for training; Picturesque ground hosting two games every Saturday with Wingfield Manor in the scenery; and regular summer event nights at the club.
“And finally because it’s a great place to be around, new or old, everyone is welcome to South Wingfield CC.”
For further information about South Wingfield Cricket Club go to here

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