Farewell to a great Park character

A legend is leaving – Woko is moving to Market Rasen, Lincolnshire, after being a fixture in Knebworth for 40 years, almost since the current clubhouse was built. We say farewell to him on the evening of August 30 after the last first team game. Chairman Chris Johnson said: ‘He’s been a entertainer and a…

Selections for August 23

First XI Richard Leather Phil Simpson Parth Patel Adam Sergeant Charlie Randall Shaun Robinson Benjamin Cowell James Leather Danny Digweed Luke Chapman Sayf Ali-Khan Second XI Michael Rayner Ryan Skeggs Ollie Pitts Guy Warman Alex Richmond Ross Courtney Jason Timm Gareth Jones Ben Orchard Jack Orchard Graham Fisher Third XI Chris Bonser Bret Painter Tom…

Karun: We will come back stronger and better

Knebworth Park coach Karun Jethi shrugged off the Firsts’ disappointing defeat at the weekend, saying his young charges will come back stronger from their experience. The former Canada international said his side’s inability to chase down just 113 for victory would only be a concern if it kept happening. But he said the Firsts, one of the youngest in…

In-form Nick steps up as Fish returns

A buoyant first-team, riding high after clipping the wings of high-flying Hertford last week, go into this weekend’s match against Chorleywood with an unchanged team. But the selectors have shuffled the pack elsewhere as they look to get all the other sides begin the run in to the end of their league campaigns. Graham Fisher, who stood down…

Girls bear the bruises but land the prize

Four players from Knebworth Park helped Hertfordshire under-13 girls team win the Buckinghamshire eight-a-side tournament played at Beaconsfield CC on Tuesday. Charlotte Wilde (captain), Catherine Cirkel, Izzy Cloke and Roz Minton were in great form as they earned another success for the hard-working girls. Played in a round-robin format, the girls were unbeaten, defeating two…

Charley a winner at the Park

Knebworth Park joined forces with Hertfordshire Cricket to host a hugely successful day of  Charley Cricket – a new and innovative form of the game for the under-10s – on Monday. Brought  from Hampshire by the Herts performance director Iain Fletcher, it is a nine-a-side, hard ball format, with a 16-yard wicket and six-ball overs bowled by two bowlers delivering alternate balls…

Karun: We’re building a team of winners

Delighted coach Karun Jethi believes he has a championship-winning side in the making after the Firsts’ spectacular victory against Hertford on Saturday. He heaped praise on the outstanding Leather twins, Richard and James, but said victory was down to a team effort. Now, he wants the players to finish the season on a high as they…