Cricket: Berkswell prepare for Birmingham League 20/20 finals day

Berkswell Cricket Club is preparing to fight on the biggest stage of its’ 114 year history on Sunday at the Birmingham League 20/20 Cup finals day being held at Cannock Cricket Club on Sunday 15th August. ┬áHaving accounted for a number of top sides including Premier Division League leaders Knowle and Dorridge in the 2nd round, Berkswell look forward to taking on Walmley at 10.00 am in the first of 2 semi-finals. ┬áThe winners will go on to meet the winners of Himley v Shrewsbury at 4:30pm

2nd round - Wes Hartslief cuts on his way to 106 not out v Knowle and Dorridge

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27/07/06 – Cricket: World’s fastest bowler to play for Berkswell

CraigyB writes,

“Shoaib Akhtar, widely lauded as the fastest bowler in world cricket is on his way to Balsall Common to play cricket for Berkswell Cricket Club.

The 30 year old Pakistani pace bowling legend is undergoing rehabilitation following a stress fracture to his ankle. The injury, which has kept him out of competitive cricket for approximately 5 to 6 months has meant Pakistan needed to devise an imaginative plan to get him fit enough to take part in the 4th and final Test for Pakistan against England at the Oval in August.
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