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cricketforce lotoEngland stars past, present and future coming to SMCC on Fri 31st March for NatWest CricketForce!

We’ve been chosen as the national focus club for CricketForce 2017.

England players Steven Finn and Zafar Ansari, England Young Lion Amar Virdi and former England captain Mike Gatting will all be at the club for the day. The ECB will be filming a video. And of course there will be a massive workforce of members and guests helping us renovate the club and grounds.

Join us and help us provide an even greater cricket club for our local community!

See our CricketForce page for details.

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About the club

Streatham & Marlborough Cricket Club was formed in 2003 after the merger of two long established local clubs – Streatham CC (1805) and Marlborough (1870) CC. The club has two cricket pitches, three lanes of artificial nets and a pitch-side pavilion which is open during match and training days.

We are actively looking for new members in all sections to keep this brilliantly inclusive club growing and reaching its potential! Come and join us!!

For the latest fixtures and results, go to Streatham & Marlborough on the Play Cricket website.

This short film made by two of our members gives a taste of what we’re all about…


Men’s cricket

Do you have a glorious cover drive in your locker? Do you possess a googly, doosra or flipper? Can you deliver in-swinging yorkers at will?

Or… do you hoick to cow corner, serve up pies and talk a good game at the bar like the majority of us?

If you fit the bill for any of these requirements, then we are the club for you!  We run four Saturday league teams in the Surrey Championship, two Saturday teams in the Kent League and friendly sides where availability dictates so can cater a wide range of abilities. We also have a Twenty20 side, two Sunday sides, a Development X1 and a midweek side.

Please contact Daniel Ellis if you’re interested in joining.

Ladies’ cricket

SMCC Ladies started in 2009 and is looking to expand it’s playing membership. They won the Surrey Trust Ladies League at their first attempt in 2012 and are a thriving part of the club with regular coaching sessions.

Please contact Emma Williams if you’re interested in joining.

Junior (colts) cricket

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Want to learn and play cricket? Join us now! We welcome players of all ages from school year 1 upwards, and we aim to be the most fun cricket club for miles around. Our members often say they choose us because we are so friendly and inclusive.

You’ll be joining lots of cricket-mad kids like you, a mixture of boys and girls, from complete beginners to Surrey District and London Schools players, training and playing matches together. Perhaps you’re the next Ben Stokes or Heather Knight. Let’s find out!

Our coaching is led by a professional cricket coach who also works for Surrey. Our coaching support staff are also ECB accredited and DBS checked. Training sessions are lots of fun and we’ll help you learn the full range of cricket skills, even in our youngest age-group. You’ll be playing full-on cricket within a few weeks!

2016 autumn & winter training (up to Easter 2017)

When:
School years 1-4: Sundays 13:00 – 15:00
School years 5-10*: Sundays 13:00 – 15:00
Players in school years 11 and up should join senior men’s and ladies’ training sessions.

There is no training on 12th or 19th Feb due to half-term. Training continues on 26th Feb through to 26th March.

*Girls in year 5 upwards may also train with the Ladies (Sun 15:00-17:00)

Where:
In the sports hall at Alleyn’s School in Dulwich (except senior men’s nets). Players in school years 1-4 and 5-10 will train separately but in the same hall (safely separated by netting).

How much:
£10 per player per session and for every four sessions you come to, every fifth session is free.

Full details are in our Junior Cricket FAQs

2017 summer season (Easter – summer holidays)

Training:
School years 1-5: Fridays 17:30-19:00
School years 6-10: Fridays 19:00-20:30
Players in school year 11 up will train with and play in senior teams.

Training is from 21st March to 21st July inclusive, but with no training on 2nd June (state school half-term). The clubhouse, including the bar will be open for drinks and snacks, and we are intending to have a barbecue or other food available.

Matches:
All junior matches this year are on Sunday mornings. Matches typically start around 09:30 and last 2-3 hours. Players in school year 11 up will train with and play in senior teams. The clubhouse and bar will be open for drinks and snacks.

Where:
Summer training and home matches are outdoors at the club. A few home matches will be at another nearby venue.

How much:
Our summer season membership is an all-inclusive (no additional match fees*) £130 for the first player per family and £100 for each additional player. Players in school year 11 up will pay a substantially reduced senior membership.

This includes training, matches and a club shirt. In addition, we normally run social events, such as a trip to watch a T20 match at the Oval (free or nearly free tickets) and an end of season fun day and award ceremony (nominal entry charge may apply). Mid-season joiners will be charged only for the remaining part of the season.

*Reduced match fees will apply to juniors playing in development XI and senior matches (fees pay for the food and drinks provided at senior matches).

How to register:
Registration this year will be on training nights. We are aiming to grow our numbers and run more teams, so we do not currently have a waiting list and we do not anticipate needing to cap player numbers in any age-groups. We aim to give all players (as long as they have the skills to safely do so) plenty of match time.

Full details are in our Junior Cricket FAQs

Still have a question? Email us now at smcccolts@gmail.com and we’ll get back to you normally within a few hours.

Pitch Hirings

Our two pitches are available to hire throughout the summer for all day games and evening games.

Functions

We are also able to host functions. Facilities for up to 150 guests that is ideal for all family celebrations & social gatherings.

Location

Streatham & Marlborough Cricket Club is located between Forest Hill and Dulwich. Our members come from Sydenham, Peckham, Catford, Lewisham, Greenwich, Camberwell, Norwood, Herne Hill, Denmark Hill, Crystal Palace and many other areas of south east London.

Full contact details

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Pavilion appeal

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Whilst serving its members well for many years the clubhouse is now unfit for purpose and threatens our future existence. To meet our objectives, it has become imperative that the current buildings are replaced with facilities that are financially sustainable, meet the needs of the users, and encourages greater sporting activity by the local community.

We getting close to being within reach of raising the £600,000-£700,000 needed to build the new pavilion. See our Pavilion page for the full story, if you would like to help, please donate using the button below or contact our Chairman, John Greenwood, for further details.

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