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 …

NEXX Womans and Girl’s Kit Bag

Took delivery of the NEXX (@nexxcricket) Womans and Girls’ Team kit bag off Joe Leach (@joeleach230) this week at Edgbaston. We have 3 Bats, 6 Pairs of Batting Pads (Women …

LGBTQ+ Team Captain Darrell Butler

We are delighted that Darrell is taking on the role of Captain of our new NBCC LGBTQ+ Team, as he now embraces the challenge of taking his personal development as …

NBCC Ambassador Melinda Farrell

Melinda Farrell (@melindafarrell) has joined NBCC as an Ambassador (Woman and Girls’ Cricket). Having written passionately about the issue of periods in cricket we are delighted she is joining our …

NBCC LGBTQ+ Team

Our vision has always been to develop a number of teams to help deliver inclusivity and diversity in cricket. Whilst each ‘team’ focuses on a different set of players the …

NBCC Mentor Kev Baker

As we continue to expand our involvement with, and support of, marginalised groups we are delighted to welcome our latest mentor: Kev Baker (@bakes1970), an ambassador for Coloplast UK (coloplast_uk) …

New Womens and Girls’ Kit Has Landed

Have yet to see the kit in person, but have received the photos and wow! HUGE thanks to NEXX Cricket (@nexxcricket), Lacuna Sports (@lacunasportsuk), and Fab Little Bag (@FabLittleBag) for their support, and to Sue Strachan …

Graces Cricket Membership

Received a message from our good friends at Graces Cricket (@Graces_Cricket), saying that they are always looking to welcome new members and had opened up their memberships for the year. …

LGBTQ+ Cricket Taster – Kent

Are you interested in #cricket and based in #selondon or #Kent? Out4Cricket (@out4cricket) have posted that they are proud to have helped set up @KentCricket‘s first #LGBTQ+ cricket taster event@CountyBeckenham …