Metro Cricket Acheivements
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BBS Primary Club Heindrich Swanepoel Memorial Cup Winners
1979, 1983, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2009
National Blind Cricket League Winners
1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2006, 2014
BCEW Development South & West T20 Cup
In-Touch Podcast: Blind Cricket!
Date of the article August 19, 2018
A new technology being trialled by doctors at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital offers an alternative for patients with advanced glaucoma . And we’re on the pitch to try out blind cricket – a version of the game for visually impaired and partially sighted people. We’ll speak to Ben Powis, a sociologist from Solent University in Southampton, who’s done some research about how people use their senses to play the game. The Lancashire Lions have just won their regional league, and we join them at a practice session in Manchester.
BBS Cup Final now in Beckenham!
Date of the article August 8, 2018
BBS Cup Final Heading for Beckenham
Double Header – Different Fortunes!
Date of the article August 6, 2018
A weekend of two games for those: Everton and Hasmukh with the stamina to play at home on Saturday and then take a two hour trek to Yorkshire on Sunday. In this wonderful sunny summer just being outside in the sun is pretty exhausting for those standing and officiating; it is very physically demanding for those playing.
Surrey Derby Devils Ahead by a Nose
Date of the article July 23, 2018
Saturday at Highgate was the first match in a double header over two weekends as the Devils faced Surrey in the league before the regional T20 cup semi-final at Frimley on Sunday 29th July. This local derby had added spice, as Hassan and Jack were facing their team-mates from last year; while Surrey had both Lois and Amit in their side.
BCEW Women’s Team – International
Date of the article July 5, 2018
The team, formed by John Garbett in 2015, will play five matches against the West Indies Women’s VI Team including a mixture of day and night games, whilst both teams will also enjoy a visit to the British High Commission.
The series is being organised in conjunction with the West Indies Cricket Council for the Blind and its overall aim is to develop women’s international visually impaired cricket.