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Cumnor Cricket Club

Cumnor Cricket Club, the home of the Cumnor Bears, is a centre of sporting excellence situated in the beautiful village of Cumnor. This is all set at the heart of our local community with excellent coaching facilities and grounds and a welcoming atmosphere for all.
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From Ken Mannering, Club Chair

Welcome to
Cumnor Cricket Club

Cumnor Cricket Club is home to the ‘Cumnor Bears’ senior squads and a thriving youth programme.

Following the outstanding performance of our 1st team in 2021, we begin exciting times in our first season playing in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League. Our 2nd and 3rd XIs will compete in the Cherwell League divisions 3B and 6B respectively and in addition we have a midweek T20 side and a series of Sunday afternoon friendlies.

Our youth programme caters for all age groups with All Stars (5-8s) and Dynamos (8-9s) playing with a softball and older years (10-17s) with hardball, all of which offer the opportunity to learn and play lots of cricket. We also offer incredibly popular summer holiday Academy weeks for 6-13 year olds, open to members and non-members. Our junior teams enjoy repeated success, and our most talented youngsters go on to the Oxfordshire Youth Player Pathway and represent their county.

We are very well organised, have good facilities and grounds and exemplary care and safety governance is in place to maintain our ECB Clubmark status.

In 2021 Cumnor Cricket Club celebrated 125 years since its formal beginnings with what became the 2021 summer event of the season. After the very best season in our club history, we look forward to a full season of cricket whilst of course following the ECB’s and HMG’s Covid secure guidelines.

If you and your family want to get fit, play cricket at any level, or simply enjoy a drink in our clubhouse or a wander around the grounds – then join us either as a playing member or a club supporter – the Cumnor Bears are sure to give you a big welcome.

Ken Mannering
Co-Chair

Message from Michael Race, Club Captain

Dear Cumnor Bears

Message for 2022 to come

We have a thriving young players program for all age groups from All Stars and Dynamos cricket upwards, offering the opportunity to learn and play lots of cricket

Our friendly opposition has dropped out for this Sunday 22nd. If you want to play at this glorious ground against a… https://t.co/o1X1PHVzCI

1:09 PM May 18th

It’s game day! Go well all our teams this weekend in @HCPCL @Cherwellcricket and @TheCricketerNVC #youbears 🐻🏏 https://t.co/ppmsjXbZyz

9:24 AM May 7th

RT @BRendell05: Pitches ready @FreelandCricket @SUWCC @CumnorCricket and @HanboroughCC . First week of the league season. Good luck to all,…

9:13 PM May 6th

Very Excited for the challenge ahead! 🏏🐻 https://t.co/mV9vwY6DzE

9:12 PM May 6th

Our Kit Swap Shop is open for business at Wed and Thur junior training, this week and next. We know cricket kit is… https://t.co/6UvtjpyNyQ

8:33 PM Apr 25th

Our season starts tomorrow in the @TheCricketerNVC away to @baggiescricket Under way from 1pm, see you there!… https://t.co/4bD7RfEjC4

7:06 PM Apr 23rd

Congratulations to four junior Bears on winning the Lady Taverners @Oxoncb County Indoor Finals today with @ShskPE.… https://t.co/ZzMaXmn8wu

10:14 PM Mar 19th