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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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By Ken Mannering, Club Chairman

Welcome to 
Cumnor Cricket Club

Cumnor Cricket Club is home to the Cumnor Bears senior and junior squads, a thriving All Stars and youth coaching programme and the popular holiday Academy weeks for 6-13’s.

Our club competes at the highest level within the Cherwell League with three senior teams playing in divisions 1-9, fields a midweek T20 side and hosts a series of Sunday afternoon friendlies.

Our thriving young players programme caters for all age groups from All Stars (5-8yrs) and Kwiks (8-9yrs) and upwards (10-17yrs), offering the opportunity to learn and play lots of cricket. Our junior teams enjoy repeated success and our most talented youngsters go on to the Oxfordshire Youth Player Pathway and represent their county.

UntitledWe are well organised, have good facilities and grounds and maintain our ECB Clubmark status.

If you and your family want to get fit – play cricket at any level or simply enjoy our clubhouse and grounds, Cumnor is sure to give you a big welcome.

Ken Mannering


Message from Joe Dale, Club Captain

Cumnor Bears

Dear Bears,

The new decade of cricket is rapidly approaching and I hope you’ve had a great winter. We rightly celebrated 2019 as a brilliant success for the club in so many ways, and now our attention is focused on replicating that success in 2020.

An army of volunteers, both playing and non playing, are busy laying foundations for another great year. I urge you all to continue to play your part in our continued evolution as a club. We are always seeking new players and as committed members you are our greatest ambassadors to bring in new faces. Everyone is welcome. On the pitch, Cumnor Bears are highly respected across the county, and led by our three new captains is our duty to retain this reputation of playing hard but playing fair.

It’s been said before but I’ll say it again. “If I get there 15 minutes earlier, what can I do to help…before I get in my car and leave, what can I do to help…does it matter that I did it last week?”

So sign up, come to pre-season training, and join us getting the club ready for the new season at the 2020 Nat West Cricket Force Day on the weekend of 28th/29th March.

The success of this club rests on everyone playing their part on and off the pitch. Culture eats strategy for breakfast.

See you soon,


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

🏆NVKO 2020 draw announced 🏆 🏏Bears will begin their campaign with a tough test away against @astonrowant_cc 🏏 💪Lo… https://t.co/l4bxrtrnRn

6:50 PM Feb 19th

Congrats to @GeorgeMunsey on an excellent knock to help @CricketScotland qualify for the T20 World Cup! #OnofOurOwn #YouBears🐻

9:27 AM Oct 31st

Will there be another @Oxoncb indoor competition this winter?? We had a great time last time, and Our members are… https://t.co/OOax8yyLNx

9:12 PM Oct 28th

Sad to say some people think this is acceptable 😡 https://t.co/dJ2em09QKY

11:33 AM Oct 26th

Terrific knock from former Bear @GeorgeMunsey for @CricketScotland against Bermuda in the @ICC T20 World Cup Qualif… https://t.co/Qp6JwsODCz

5:34 PM Oct 24th