Teams from the across the district have really taken to the new cricket product on offer during the winter months thanks to the hard work and vision by Andy Hawkswell of Think Cricket who has successfully delivered the first season of the Harrogate Indoor Cricket League. Contested by 6 teams playing a 10 week season the winners with 27 points are Bishop Thornton Curlews lead by Andrew Derrick (#inkipperwetrust) The Curlews won 9 out of their 10 games. Invaluable support from Barry, Richard and Ben Canham for umpiring and scoring the fixtures and also Graham Hyde for back office support throughout the season.
Andy said “Thank you to all the teams for making it a successful first season and we look forward to welcoming two new teams, Ouseburn and Goldsborough, to the winter league.” The Winter League begins on Tuesday 12th January with a full fixture list available here.
Games are fast paced and make use the CricHQ scoring app to capture scores and performances and deliver ball by ball commentary and updates to the web.
Thanks to Caught Light Photography for these fabulous pictures from the final round of fixtures.
CricHQ has calculated a season dream team: Graham Fish, Luke Heinemann, Jonny Tattersall, Harry Glatman, George Ellaby, Dan Harris, Ben Challis, Ben Kettlewell, Jake Briscombe, Richard Vass, Ben Preston, Jordan Tear
Batting Averages: qualification 5 or more innings, 50 or more runs
Batting Winner: Ben Crewe, Ripon, Total Runs: 137 Average 68.50 S/R 165.06
Most Runs: Graham Fish, Knaresborough Forest, 325 runs
Bowling Averages: qualification 5 or more wickets
Bowling Winner: Jake Briscombe, Ripon, 8 wickets at 11.63
Most Wickets: Ben Kettlewell, Bishop Thornton Curlews, 10 wickets
Thanks to all involved. GH