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Junior Cricket in Leyton – Starts 10 Oct!

Silhouetted image of cricket players batting against a blurred indoor nets background with the lord Taveners Super 1s and Essex Cricket logos on the left

Junior Cricket in Leyton with Essex Cricket Coaches

The Lord’s Taverners Super 1s programme gives young people with a visual impairment the chance to play regular cricket while improving confidence and independence.

Sessions are aimed at 11 to 25-year-old blind and partially sighted players. Sessions will be delivered by qualified cricket coaches. No previous cricket experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided

Support and advice will be on hand for participants and parents from players from Metro Blind Sport cricket teams, who play games in the regional and national visually impaired leagues.

Event Details

There will be 6 monthly sessions and the first three are as follows:

Dates:

  • Sunday 10 October 2021       Time: 9 am – 11 am
  • Sunday 7 November 2021    Time: 9 am – 11 am
  • Sunday 12 December 2021  Time: 9 am – 11 am

Venue: Leyton Urban Cricket Hub, Leyton Sports Ground, E10 6PY.

Contact: Bradley Donovan

T: 07950874814 or E: Bradley.Donovan@essexcricket.org.uk

For more information please contact Bradley Donovan, Disability Development Officer at Essex Cricket.

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

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Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

 

Junior Cricket in Leyton -12 Dec!

Silhouetted image of cricket players batting against a blurred indoor nets background with the lord Taveners Super 1s and Essex Cricket logos on the left.
Venue:
Leyton Urban Cricket Hub, Leyton Sports Ground, E10 6PY.
Time:
9.00 am - 11.00 am
Phone:
07950874814
Date:
12th December 2021
Cost:
FREE


Junior Cricket in Leyton with Essex Cricket Coaches

The Lord’s Taverners Super 1s programme gives young people with a visual impairment the chance to play regular cricket while improving confidence and independence.

Sessions are aimed at 11 to 25-year-old blind and partially sighted players. Sessions will be delivered by qualified cricket coaches. No previous cricket experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided

Support and advice will be on hand for participants and parents from players from Metro Blind Sport cricket teams, who play games in the regional and national visually impaired leagues.

Event Details

There will be 6 monthly sessions :

Upcoming Date:

  • Sunday 12 December 2021  Time: 9 am – 11 am

Venue: Leyton Urban Cricket Hub, Leyton Sports Ground, E10 6PY.

Contact: Bradley Donovan

T: 07950874814 or E: Bradley.Donovan@essexcricket.org.uk

For more information please contact Bradley Donovan, Disability Development Officer at Essex Cricket.

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Instagram   |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

 

Junior Cricket in Leyton – 7 Nov!

Silhouetted image of cricket players batting against a blurred indoor nets background with the lord Taveners Super 1s and Essex Cricket logos on the left.
Venue:
Leyton Urban Cricket Hub, Leyton Sports Ground, E10 6PY.
Time:
9.00 am - 11.00 am
Phone:
07950874814
Date:
07th November 2021
Cost:
FREE


Junior Cricket in Leyton with Essex Cricket Coaches

The Lord’s Taverners Super 1s programme gives young people with a visual impairment the chance to play regular cricket while improving confidence and independence.

Sessions are aimed at 11 to 25-year-old blind and partially sighted players. Sessions will be delivered by qualified cricket coaches. No previous cricket experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided

Support and advice will be on hand for participants and parents from players from Metro Blind Sport cricket teams, who play games in the regional and national visually impaired leagues.

Event Details

There will be 6 monthly sessions :

Upcoming Dates:

  • Sunday 7 November 2021    Time: 9 am – 11 am
  • Sunday 12 December 2021  Time: 9 am – 11 am

Venue: Leyton Urban Cricket Hub, Leyton Sports Ground, E10 6PY.

Contact: Bradley Donovan

T: 07950874814 or E: Bradley.Donovan@essexcricket.org.uk

For more information please contact Bradley Donovan, Disability Development Officer at Essex Cricket.

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Instagram   |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

 

Junior Cricket in Leyton – Starts 10 Oct!

Silhouetted image of cricket players batting against a blurred indoor nets background with the lord Taveners Super 1s and Essex Cricket logos on the left
Venue:
Leyton Urban Cricket Hub, Leyton Sports Ground, E10 6PY.
Time:
9.00 am - 11.00 am
Phone:
07950874814
Date:
10th October 2021
Cost:
FREE


Junior Cricket in Leyton with Essex Cricket Coaches

The Lord’s Taverners Super 1s programme gives young people with a visual impairment the chance to play regular cricket while improving confidence and independence.

Sessions are aimed at 11 to 25-year-old blind and partially sighted players. Sessions will be delivered by qualified cricket coaches. No previous cricket experience is necessary and all equipment will be provided

Support and advice will be on hand for participants and parents from players from Metro Blind Sport cricket teams, who play games in the regional and national visually impaired leagues.

Event Details

There will be 6 monthly sessions and the first three are as follows:

Dates:

  • Sunday 10 October 2021       Time: 9 am – 11 am
  • Sunday 7 November 2021    Time: 9 am – 11 am
  • Sunday 12 December 2021  Time: 9 am – 11 am

Venue: Leyton Urban Cricket Hub, Leyton Sports Ground, E10 6PY.

Contact: Bradley Donovan

T: 07950874814 or E: Bradley.Donovan@essexcricket.org.uk

For more information please contact Bradley Donovan, Disability Development Officer at Essex Cricket.

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Instagram   |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here

 

 

Cricket: Hat Trick Ball – Why Not Take Drinks?!

Photo of a batsman about to hit the ball and a team photo of the metro Devils and a photo of current team skipper Hassan Khan

Berkshire Stags vs Metro Devils  – 22  Aug  2021

Download: Stags Vs Devils Scorecard  –  Excel format

Welcome to a match report from the beautiful Maidenhead and Bray cricket club, a ground overlooked by a screen of trees behind which could be glimpsed a very English stone church and an imposing brick mansion.

The weather was almost as beautiful, despite the poor forecast, as for much of the game there was warm sunlight and a largely blue sky just trimmed by fluffy clouds.

On the fourth ball of the thirteenth over of the first innings Chris hits strongly to mid-on, where a great catch is taken by Rob; Shiv was next in and his shot was a carbon copy and caught by the same fielder.

The bowler is on a hat trick and the umpires call for drinks – is this the first time that a drinks break has broken the bowler’s rhythm when on a hat trick? A break for drinks was needed as this game had got off to a very rapid start after Hassan lost the toss and the Devils were asked to bat.

The first over went for three but Prem and Everton then raced to 50 from just 4 overs, as they put on 68 for the first wicket before Everton was bowled by the home skipper. The score was 123 for 5 at drinks; with Asif also having claimed a primary club membership when caught at short 45 off one bounce by Camile.

Was it drinks break that made Alan’s task easier in facing that hat trick ball – who knows but it was a wide. Alan did become Dion’s fourth victim when he was also caught off one bounce as the home side did well in the field to take seven wickets for 54 runs and leave the Devils at 151 for eight.

Hash then held up one end while Nick raced to 25 and Prem came back to add another 22 to the 50 he had before retirement, with an array of shots all around the ground that included six boundaries and a six over square leg. This strong hitting allowed Hassan to declare on 201 after 24 overs.

There was no tea prepared by Berkshire but food was available in the pavilion, although the service was not quite fast enough to enable the Devils to be able to order and eat a pizza during the innings break. Back on the ground there were 28 overs to take the nine wickets needed for a win.

Asif and Alan opened the bowling and despite the home captain sweeping the ball for a boundary 8, he was then bowled by Alan and the Stags had half the devils score after 4 overs.

There was fantastic fielding from the whole side to back up the bowlers over the next 10 overs with no more boundaries conceded until the fifteenth over.

By that time Chris had taken a great catch at mid-off from Asif’s bowling and Prem had held a nick off Alan’s. The home side had just 79 at the half way stage in the chase.

However the game looked to be swinging their way as 57 were added rapidly for the fourth wicket before Prem look another catch behind the stumps – this time off Ahmed to break the partnership; was there to be another twist.

Nick took two catches at square leg after having previously missed some half chances and so with six overs left the equation was the Devils needed three wickets and the Stags needed 54 to win.

The home side then gave a wicket away as Camile was run out as Rob was attempting a third run as Nick ran down the pitch after bowling to break the wicket at the keepers’ end. When Rob reached his 50 and had to retire with the score on 160, Devils sensed an opportunity.

The score was 170 as the opening bowlers returned to complete the innings and with his second ball Asif beat Ruth and Rob had to come back. Three balls later he drove into the waiting off side cordon of total fielders where the ball went into the skippers hands and then onto the floor! Rob carefully steered the next ball to square leg for a single before seeing out a maiden for the final over.

The Devils end their season next Saturday with their first home match!

They host the Gloucestershire Growlers – while a week later Metro aim to complete a league and cup double at the BBS Cup final in Northampton. Yes – the double as results this weekend have guaranteed them the league title before their final away fixture at Lancashire.

Match report by Paul Toplis

 

Upcoming Cricket Events

Full Cricket Event list: bit.ly/MBSCricket

 

Metro Devils – The Development Team

Would you like to play cricket? We are always happy to welcome enthusiastic new players, so if you are interested in playing this season or taking part in training sessions, please contact Hassan Khan at the Metro Devils h.khan25@googlemail.com 07792 004838 or contact Charlie charlie.raven@metroblindsport.org 07956 292046

 

Interested in volunteering?

If you want to try volunteering, please contact Charlie charlie.raven@metroblindsport.org 07956 292046.

 

Metro Blind Sports Social Networks

Get all the latest blind & partially sighted event information & news as soon as we do!

Metro Blind Sport:  Facebook   |  Twitter   |  Instagram   |  LinkedIn

Metro Blind Sport membership:  more info or Join here