Halesowen Cricket Club

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Halesowen, West Midlands
Halesowen Cricket Club Logo / Badge
Captain: Faisal Shahid
Coach: David Banks (cricketer, born 1961)
Chairman: Richard Evans
Overseas player(s): Tarryck Gabriel
Founded: 1856
Home ground: Seth Somers Park
Manager: Andrew Windsor
Official website: http://www.halesowencricketclub.co.uk

Halesowen Cricket Club is an English cricket club in Halesowen, West Midlands that has 4 senior Saturday cricket sides. Their 1st and 2nd XI's currently play in the Birmingham and District Premier League. The 3rd and 4th XI's play in the Worcestershire County Cricket League. The Club also has a youth cricket section, where there are teams for children between the ages of 9 and 17. Each year group has its own team, and plays representative matches throughout the season. In addition to this, there are coaching nights run for children of all ages and abilities at the club.[1]

Structure[edit]

Halesowen CC is a private members club run by Committee, the committee is elected at the AGM. There are currently senior and youth cricket sub-committees, which fall under the category of 'playing cricketers'. The club also operates a social membership section.

Homeground[edit]

HCC play their home games at Seth Somers Park, Halesowen. The 3rd and 4th XI play at the second ground based at the Earls High School, Halesowen.

Team[edit]

The current club captain is Faisal Shahid, who rejoined the club for the 2014 season. One of the most notable players at Halesowen Cricket Club is Richard 'The Lord' Cox who as well as playing for the Halesowen senior sides, is also the Chief Executive of the Koninklijke Nederlandse Cricketbond (The Royal Dutch Cricket Board).[2]

Honours[edit]

Birmingham & District Premier League, Premier Division 1st XI

ECB Premier League, First Division 1st XI

Accreditations[edit]

Halesowen CC were awarded ClubMark status in 2008.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Official site". Halesowen Cricket Club. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 
  2. ^ "KNCB Directors". KNCB Federal Office. Retrieved 2011-06-09. 
  3. ^ "Clubmark". Halesowen CC Awarded ClubMark Accreditation. Retrieved 2011-06-09.