Batmaker Charlie French to pay a visit

Master bat maker Charlie French is making his first visit to the club for a couple of years this weekend 8th and 9th August. Charlie, part of the French cricket dynasty, including England wicketkeeper Bruce, and recent England seamer, Jake Ball, will be on hand to repair and refurbish any bats (his brand or others),…

How you can help keep KPCC going

These are difficult times for cricket clubs up and down the country. The game is on hold and months of work preparing for what promised to be a terrific season could yet come to nothing. Worse still, the weather has been perfect for cricket and a far cry from rain-sodden, gloomy and chilly Aprils and…

Covid-19: So when will the season start?

It’s still too early to say when we will be able to start playing competitive cricket again. The ground is ready and looking a picture, we have members itching to get out there and, thankfully, the pandemic seems to be slowly receding. The Saracens League posted this update on its website in mid-May. It signals…

Tune up with a (socially distanced) net

We may not be able to get out on the pitch for a game but there is still an opportunity to keep practising for when the action finally gets under way. The nets are open at the Park but Covid-19 rules forbid the old-style free-for-all. It has been great to see the nets getting plenty…

Radical shake-up to subs

Our subs have been among the most competitive in the county. Think what you get – fantastic cricket in an idyllic setting playing for a family-friendly club with a lively social scene. Now, it could be even better value. We have recently gained charity status and are proposing a radical shake-up of the subs structure…

Mabel wins player of the year award

Knebworth Park’s Mabel Reid has been named Hertfordshire’s girl player of the year. The under-13, who also took the county batting award for her age group, wins £1,000 in sponsorship from bat-maker Gray Nicholls. Another of Knebworth’s young girl stars, Amelia Kemp, picked up the county under-15 batting award.

Batting woes leave Park short on another blank weekend

Knebworth Park 167 all out v Kings Langley 168-5 Knebworth travelled to Kings Langley for their eighth game of the season, still searching for their first win of the season. After winning the toss and electing to bat, Josh Roseberry and Charlie Randall got off to a solid start, both punishing anything too full to…

We’re all set for the new season

The new season is just days away and it promises to be a great year at the Park.  Forecasters say this weekend is going to bright, sunny and warm so no need for the traditional three jumpers, thermals and bobble hats for our first fixtures. The action kicks off with a First and Seconds combined…