01322 527973 info@bexleypark.co.uk

CRICKET

Bexley Park Cricket Club is affiliated to the Kent Cricket Board (KCB) and the Club Cricket Conference (CCC). the team competes in the Kent Cricket League Division 4 West, with league cricket played on Saturdays and friendly fixtures on Sundays.

Bexley Park Cricket

Colts from the age of ten to fifteen take part in the North Kent Junior Cricket League, with coaching taking place on Wednesday evenings from mid May to mid July. Junior League matcher are played on Sunday mornings.

History

Cricket was the first team sport that was played at the hospital. For years the games played were friendly matches against other hospital cricket teams, until the London Mental Sports Association (LMHSA) was formed. Thirty-two mental hospitals joined this association and competitive matches were played every year. in the 1970s and 1980s fierce competition developed, the cricket club was in the top five,m winning the knockout competition seven times within this period.

In 1984, the team joined the Dartford and Gravesend Cricket League, followed by The North Kent Metropolitan League and from 2000 the Kent Cricket League Division 4 (west).

Contact

Mark Hammond – Fixture Secretary – 07768 718631
Neil Fisher – Secretary – 01322 559217
Paul Hewagama – Colts Manager – 01322 228417

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