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Moreno Animal Welfare Hardship Fund

With the appointment of Alex Smith as Head of Compliance (aka Whakapapa), and Moreno having turned eighteen (18) recently, we (Sandra and Chris) agreed it was the right time to …

2 x T20 or a 40 Over Game

I have played twice now for Save Village Cricket, a cause I am very happy to support as unlike the majority of the players involved, I actually played village cricket …

Diary of a Vegan Cricketer (Week Five)

Almerimar is certainly no place to be a Vegan, one coaching session, a trip to Lords, T20’s should not be played in Whites! and availability issues before the season has …

Diary of a Vegan Cricketer (Week Four)

Playing as a Bowler for the first time, being a Vegan is really highlighting the issues of inclusivity, some great progress with the NBCC LGBTQ+ team and Church Eaton, but …

NEXX Cricket Bats

Have just had these two beautiful bats hand delivered by Ed from NEXX Cricket (@nexxcricket) so before they go into the Virtual Kit Bag I wanted to share their beauty …

Church Eaton Women’s Team Manager

Are you passionate about sport and cricket? Do you have the drive to make a positive impact on the women’s game in Church Eaton and surrounding areas Church Eaton Cricket …

Church Eaton Update

Really pleased that after playing for Church Eaton (@churcheaton_cc) for the second half of last season, and spending some time with them at their indoor nets, we will be getting …

Birmingham Unicorns Update

As we are no longer partnering or working with Birmingham Unicorns we wanted to put some why, when and what to the inevitable questions which arise from these situations. The …

NBCC LGBTQ+ Playing Tops

Thanks as ever to Adam (@TrigwellAdam) at Masuri for their usual excellent service and quick turnaround in modifying our existing adult and junior whites to now include a NBCC LGBTQ+ …

My Story: Alex Smith

Dad was at my mother’s side when I was born.  It was a Saturday morning, and I was their first child.  Dad was doing his best, trying to be a …

Diary of a Vegan Cricketer (Week Three)

The season starts (ish), first request to provide dietary preferences, (yet) another cricket app, 8:56 Foundation (@856Foundation), and a change of plans for the season! Read the full diary on Chris’s Personal …

8:56 Foundation

The 8:56 Foundation (@856Foundation) encourage men to talk. Yesterday I played for @savevcricket against @GrimstonCricket (lovely ground and people) and was presented with one of their bucket hats by Sam …

Junior Shrey Helmet

Huge thanks to All Rounder Cricket (@AllRounderCrick) for donating a Shrey Junior Helmet to the club. We’ve got this Shrey helmet which we can’t sell and I thought you might …

Joe Leach Signed Shirt

Was good to present our LGBTQ+ Captain Darrell Butler (@Dazabutler) with a signed Joe Leach (@joeleach230) shirt this week during a coaching and training session at Church Eaton (@churcheaton_cc). Joes …

Talking of Wisden

Talking of Wisden, it was great to see NBCC Mentor Kev Baker (@bakes1970) getting a mention for his stunning one handed catch live on Sky TV in the Final. He …

Wisden Page 1535

They say it is the little things that matter, and they don’t come much smaller than 6 lines on page 1535 (of 1552), but we are proud to be included …

Head of Compliance

Delighted to announce that Alex Smith has joined NBCC as Head of Compliance (aka Whakapapa). A latecomer to the game of cricket, Alex is a Wicket Keeper who bats in …

Whakapapa Compliance

Whakapapa, and the development of a sense of belonging, is a fundamental foundation of No Boundaries Cricket Club. Both on and off the field we strive to ensure we live …

Diary of a Vegan Cricketer (Week Two)

Picked up the first bruise of a season which has yet to start (and has eventually been put back two weeks), still limited inclusion of Vegans at Edgbaston, net sessions …