2016 Ingilby Shield – Yorkshire v Cancer

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This season’s Ingilby Shield game, where the League Representative team challenge a team made up of the Overseas Players, takes place on Sunday 12th June at Glasshouses 1:30pm start.  This fixture is also our Yorkshire v Cancer game supporting our 2016 charity, Yorkshire Cancer Research.

Join our Yorkshire v Cancer fundraising event for some knock it for six cricket fun and help raise funds for Yorkshire Cancer Research. Yorkshire Cancer Research is Yorkshire’s cancer charity, here to help the people of Yorkshire avoid, survive and cope with cancer.

Glasshouses Cricket Club looking towards the River Nidd. (Barry Gill)

Glasshouses Cricket Club looking towards the River Nidd. (Barry Gill)

Last season, the Nidderdale Overseas were victorious by 33 runs in a superb game at Rainton scorecard which was memorable for Dan Major’s 120 and Tom Gooday’s 4-49.  This year we travel to Glasshouses, arguably one of the most picturesque grounds in the League and reknowned for its hospitality.  It would be great to have as much support as possible.

Nidderdale League: David Cummings (capt) (Ouseburn), Craig Robson (wkt) (Knaresborough Forest), Jamie Bryant (Ouseburn), James Townsend (Burton Leonard), Jim Riley (Birstwith), Sam Crompton (Burton Leonard), Olie Fryer (Pateley Bridge), Joe Furness (Darley), Dan Harris (Wath and Melmerby), Neil Blaken (Burton Leonard), Chris Gill (Darley)

Nidderdale Overseas: Adam Fisher (capt) (Ouseburn), Andrew Bottega (wkt) (Spofforth), Luke Spence (Ripley), Jarrod McPhee (Goldsborough), Jordan Marshall (Harrogate) Nicky Smith (Burton Leonard), Ben Fielding (Masham), Josh Davies (Bishop Thornton), Micah Campbell (Blubberhouses), Malcolm Faddy (Scotton), Nick Shirt (Pateley Bridge)

Umpires: Barry Nickels, Trevor Kettlewell
Scorers: Stephen Boyden, Trevor Davy

There will be a refreshments available from the bar, food from the BBQ, a raffle and a second hand bookstall.   Please note that car parking in the ground has space for the players but there will be an overspill for spectators in the Mill yard, as part of the car park is in the line of fire for the big hitters!

Not out!! Burton Leonard's Nicky Smith has an appeal against Birstwith's Nick Wain turned down.

Not out!! Burton Leonard’s Nicky Smith has an appeal against Birstwith’s Nick Wain turned down. (Barry Gill)

In exciting news, John Fuller who you may know from the Cricket Yorkshire web site has recently published a book called All Wickets Great and Small.  The book includes some of the Nidderdale grounds too.  Galphay Road, Studley Royal, St George’s Road, Harrogate, Bolton Bridge, Bolton Abbey, Newsham Road, Thirsk and Harewell Close, Glasshouses.  The book is a great read and is only £9.99.  John will be bringing a stock of books with him to the game so get those Father’s Day presents.

ALLWICKETS

 

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