Barford Cricket Club

Barford Cricket Club

A friendly cricket club based in Warwickshire

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At Barford we are always looking for new players to reduce the team average age, hopefully, to below 140. At weekends, we play only friendly games against similar local teams and several league Sunday 2nd XI teams. In the meantime you are most welcome to take a look around this site and if you want to attend nets or come along to any game or social event then please feel free to get in touch with a committee member or e-mail us directly.

We are delighted to announce that for the forthcoming year our shirt sponsor will be the Joseph Arch pub in Barford, scene of many a pre- and post-match debrief let alone committee meeting. Many thanks to them for their generous sponsorship and we look forward to playing in our new shirts next year…

Anyone seeking guidance on the club ethos could do far worse
than read Marcus Berkmann’s hilarious take on village cricket in “Rain Men” and the follow-up “Zimmer Men”, which are uncannily close to real life. If you enjoy the books, you’ll love playing for Barford…

Latest news


Champions!

Barford 6-a-side

The club side emerged triumphant from a closely fought sixes final against last year’s winner, Snitterfield. The event was held at King George’s Field in Barford and was run in parallel with a netball tournament organised by Barford Netball. Huge […]

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Man down Barford win low scoring thriller

Will Morgan starred in an outstanding team performance, as a 10 man Barford overcame Great Alne. Skipper Drage won the toss and cannily elected to bat, knowing from past experience that the setting sun would make batting tough late in […]

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New season underway – join us!

The 2019 season is now in full swing and we have Sunday and Midweek fixtures all the way through to September. We are a friendly crowd and always welcome new players, including those who are new to cricket or haven’t […]

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Tour Teams

Tourmeister Ireland has used his customary blend of tactical insight, intuition, witchcraft, guesswork, desperation, smoke, mirrors, wishing it would all just go away and existential dread to come up with the following tour teams: Friday 21st June vs. Philanderers Kenny G […]

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2019 Tour – Recce 2 Report

A tour recce without Richard Jones is like Lennon without McCartney or Campari without soda, so the due diligence committee felt justified in returning to East Anglia a mere four months after their first visit.    Cambridge Recce 2 (The […]

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