Old Hill Cricket Club

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Old Hill Cricket Club is an amateur cricket club in Cradley Heath, West Midlands, England.

Founded in 1884 as Haden Hill Victoria, the club has played on Haden Hill ground in Cradley Heath since founding, having purchased it in 1934, with the ground placed owned by a Trust and shared with Old Hill Tennis Club.

Old Hill joined the Birmingham League in 1920, and first won the league in its second year of membership. They also won the Division 1 title in 1940, 1960, and 1983. Their 1st XI currently plays in Division 1 and the 2nd XI play in the 2nd XI Premier Division. The 3rd XI meanwhile plays in the Worcestershire County Cricket League. They are one of the most prominent clubs in English cricket, winning the ECB National Club Cricket Championship in 1984, 1985, 1987 and 1993, and being runners-up in 1989.[citation needed]

One of the club's recent successes is that of the girls under 13 team. the girls won the national Lady Taverners girls' championship; beating Bath in the final.[citation needed] As a result of this win, the team was named BBC Midlands Sports Personality of the Year junior team winners 2005 [1].

Famous former players having played Test cricket include Eric Hollies, Charles Palmer, Ron Headley, Dean Headley, Peter Carlstein, Mushtaq Mohammad and Greg Matthews.