Guildford Cricket Week: 27-31 July

Now that the go-ahead has been given for the recreational season to start, Guildford Cricket Week is expected to go ahead as planned, albeit with the odd COVID-related alteration!

Wednesday will be the centrepiece of the week – for the first time we are asking past players and their family members to join us, to catch up and discuss the happy memories of yesteryear. The present-day players have said they would dearly love to see as many past players as possible, so we really hope as many can make it as possible.

Monday July 27th:
Guildford CC U19 v Cranleigh CC: 2pm start
Guildford U13 – U15 v Normandy CC: 5.30pm start
Catering: BBQ from 4pm.

Tuesday July 28th:
Guildford six-a-side: 1pm – approx finish 7pm
Four teams will play in a round-robin event.
Players to provide their own food and drinks.

Wednesday July 29th:
Guildford CC (1st/2nd team) v Wanderers CC: 11.30am start
Catering: Players to provide their own lunch/tea. There will be a BBQ from 5pm. We dearly hope as many members, their guests and past players will come down and enjoy the evening.

Thursday July 30th:
Guildford CC (2nd/3rd team) v Surrey University Old Boys: 11.30am start.
Catering: Players to provide their own lunch/tea. There will be a BBQ from 5pm.

Friday July 31st:
Junior Evening: 6pm start
Catering: BBQ from 6pm.

Teas/coffee and the bar will be open during the week

Guildford’s Cricket Story

Renowned cricket writer, David Frith, compiled a fascinating story to mark the 75th anniversary of the Guildford Cricket Festival.

This history of the game reveals the important part the town has played in its development from the earliest times and illustrates the unique and extraordinary cricket heritage that Guildford and its surroundings provide.

Packed with photographs, it also charts the 1st class cricket played at Woodbridge Road and the success of Guildford Cricket Club too.


Guildford's cricket story

The book can be purchased with a limited edition hardback for £75, signed by David Frith, Darren and Martin Bicknell, Ashley Giles and Rikki Clarke. Alternatively, the paperback offers fantastic value at £5, plus postage and packing. It is a must for every lover of the game.

To purchase Guildford’s Cricket Story, please contact  Tim Walter by either emailing him at timothywalter@hotmail.com or phoning on 07882 054111.

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