Oldham Cricket Club

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Oldham Cricket Club
Oldham CC club house.JPG
League Central Lancashire League
Ground The Pollards, Watersheddings, Oldham, Greater Manchester
Professional Kamran Hussein (Pakistan)[1]
CLL History 1892 - 93
1900–present

Honours First Division: 5 times
Wood Cup: 5 times
Second Division: 5 times (shared once)
Burton Cup: 1 time
Aggregate Cup: 3 times

Oldham Cricket Club is a cricket team, based at The Pollards in the Watersheddings area of Oldham, Greater Manchester, England.

In 1892, Oldham were one of the founder members of the Central Lancashire League and currently run teams in the First, Second and Third divisions; with junior sides at Under 18 and Under 15 levels.[2]

As of 2011, their professional player is Kamran Hussein, who was born in Pakistan, but is now married to an English woman.[3] Their professional for 2007 was Greg Todd of New Zealand, who heralded the end of a long line of South African professionals at the club, including Mark Charlton (2006) and Martin Smith (2004–05).

Honours[edit]

First Division: 1909, 1916, 1957, 1979, 1982[4]
Wood Cup: 1943, 1979, 1983, 1985, 1988
Second Division: 1902, 1930, 1944 (shared), 1983, 1985, 1986
Burton Cup: 1976

References[edit]

  1. ^ Central Lancashire League, Central Lancashire League, retrieved 2011-05-24 
  2. ^ Central Lancashire League, Central Lancashire League, retrieved 2011-05-24 
  3. ^ Oldham Sports & Community Club, Oldham Sports & Community Club, retrieved 2011-05-24 
  4. ^ Oldham Sports & Community Club website, Oldham Sports & Community Club website, 2010-02-15, retrieved 2010-02-16 


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