Guildford has a variety of men’s teams to suit all abilities and motivations playing in a variety of leagues, cups and competitions. Details of the various teams, their captains and contact details are outlined below.
Our 1st XI play in the First Division of the Surrey Championship. Their ambition is to regain promotion to the Premier League and establish themselves as a leading team in the top league.
Captain: Olly Birts (GCC Director of Cricket) will lead the side for the first time this year having made his 1st XI debut when he was 16 years old.
Guildford’s 2nd XI play in the 2nd XI First Division of the Surrey Championship. Their ambition is to gain promotion back into the premier league having been relegated in 2021.
Captain: Tom Bancroft has been captain of the 2ndXI since 2020 having won promotion back to the Premier League in his first year in charge.
Our 3rd XI play in the First Division of the Surrey Championship. Their ambition is to gain promotion to the Premier League and establish themselves as a leading team in the top league.
Captain: Cam Green has been captain since 2018. In the 2020 COVID effected season, Cam lead the side to an unbeaten season, winning their regional league.
Currently our 4th XI are not in a league. They are aiming to play a large number of friendlies this year, we hope to be in a position to field a team in a league for the 2023 season.
Captain: Ahmed Hussein is embarking on his second (current) year as captain having been very successful in the friendlies they played last year.
The Academy Teams
Academy U21 Tier 1
Manager: Mathew Teale
Captain: Freddie Geffen
Under 19 T20
The Surrey Slam is a T20 league played by more than 100 teams across the county. Initially the groups are organised regionally before moving on to a knock out phase.
1st XI players are exempt and most sides have a mixture of seniors and juniors. Guildford made their debut in the 2019 season.
GCC Cricket Week
2022 Cricket Week Dates & Details TBC – below details our 2021 cricket week
Manager: Tim Walter (07882 054111)
Guildford’s cricket week in its present format is 6 years old, relaunched to coincide with Guildford cricket clubs 150th anniversary (2016) since the original Guildford Cricket Club began playing in the town. Cricket week now involves all sections from the club including our Juniors, Ladies and Men’s senior cricket, with social events during the evening. The week is one of the club’s highlights of the year and weather permitting we hope 2021 provides all the joy which the country deserves after the difficulties of the last year and half.
Guildford Cricket Week, will run from Monday 2nd August to Friday 6th August, fixtures listed below:
Monday 2nd August
11.30am – Six a side competition.
6pm – Guildford CC Ladies T20 v TBC
Tuesday 3rd August
2.00pm – Guildford CC under 15’s v Ealing CC
6pm – Guildford’s Surrey Trust league under 19’s v Valley End CC
Wednesday 4th August
11.30am – Guildford CC 1st/2nd X1 v Wanderers CC
Thursday 5th August
11.30am – Guildford CC 2nd/3rd X1 v Surrey University Old boy’s
Friday 6th August