Berkswell Cricket Club is one of the top cricket clubs in the West Midlands and is situated at the Lant Sports and Community Ground on Meeting House Lane in Balsall Common. The club offers cricketing opportunities for all ages and abilities from beginners aged 7 years upwards right through to ECB Premier Division semi-professional cricket.
For membership enquiries and details of training times through the year contact Craig Burgess via craig.burgess.emails @ gmail.com < ==== remove spaces before sending Berkswell won entry to Birmingham and District Premier League’s Premier Division for the first time by winning the Division 1 Championship in 2011. The club finished a creditable 4th position in its' first Premier Division campaign in 2012 and has placed in the top half ever since. The Premier Division sits at the top of a four division league, which in turn sits at the head of a four county pyramid feeder system (Warwickshire, Worcestershire, Shropshire and Staffordshire). The Birmingham League's Premier Division is widely regarded the highest level of cricket attainable outside the county game and as a result regularly attracts famous overseas players from the Test Arena. Famous names to have played in the Birmingham League include international stars such as Alan Donald, Shoaib Akhtar, Wasim Akram and Andrew Flower to name but a few. Website: berkswellcc.co.uk
Address: The Lant, Balsall Common and Berkswell Sports & Community Centre, Meeting House Lane, Balsall Common, Coventry CV7 7GE
Berkswell’s pre-season indoor training for senior cricketers runs at Kenilworth Wardens Cricket Club’s indoor facility, before moving outside at Berkswell’s Meeting House Lane ground in Balsall Common. The club runs 3 senior sides on Saturdays plus two more on Sundays. New faces are always welcome across a wide spectrum of abilities because of the wide range of levels of competition the club competes in.
The club also welcomes youth cricketers from the age of 7 years upwards. Berkswell’s youngsters are privileged enough to enjoy access to some of the best coaches in the Midlands, courtesy of top coaching consultancy Complete Cricket, whom provide regular access to current and former county professionals. The training focuses on a wide range of skills, drills, technique and fitness in all areas of the game, whilst fostering a thoroughly enjoyable experience.
Senior Winter Training
Senior winter nets will take place at the indoor centre at Kenilworth Wardens CC for 10 weeks from Tuesday 4th February 2014.
Frequency: Every Tuesday evening for 10 weeks
Starts: 3 February 2015
Ends: 7 April 2015
Venue: Kenilworth Wardens Cricket Club
Times: 8:15pm – 9:30pm
Address: Glasshouse Park, Glasshouse Lane, Kenilworth, Warwickshire CV8 2AL
Youth Cricket – Winter Training
The Youth Winter training details are repeated here to include a correction to the sequence of dates for the older boys.
Sessions for our younger age groups, for children aged 7* years upwards, get underway at the Heart of England School from Sunday 12th January 2014.
As usual Complete Cricket will have a coach in attendance to compliment Berkswell’s own coaches.
Under 10s Winter Training Programme
10 week programme
Starts: Sunday 12/01/2014
Runs every Sunday (except 16/02 and 23/02)
Ends: Sunday 30/03/2014
Location: Heart of England School (Main Sports Hall), Gypsy Lane, Balsall Common
Time: 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Youth Chairman Alan Warwood: alan.warwood @ btopenworld.com <=== remove spaces - anti-spam * Note: children must be 7 years of age to attend these sessions. This is a requirement under the terms of our insurance. Under 11s to Under 16s Sessions for our younger age groups, for youth cricketers up the the age of 16, get underway at Solihull College from Saturday 11th January 2014. As usual the excellent Complete Cricket coaching consultancy will have a coach in attendance to compliment Berkswell's own coaches.
Under 16s Winter Training Programme
10 week programme
Starts: Saturday 11/01/2014
Runs every Saturday (except 15/02 and 22/02)
Ends: Saturday 29/03/2014
Location: Solihull College, B91 1SB
Time: 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Youth Chairman Alan Warwood: firstname.lastname@example.org
* Note: The upper age limit is be capped at 16 years of age for safety reasons.