Aussie Sam’s our man

As the season edges ever closer, KPCC is pleased to announce it has signed an outstanding overseas player. Sam Gardiner, 22, hails from north of Brisbane, in Queensland, Australia. He joins from The Sunshine Coast Scorchers First Grade, where, he has already amassed more than 160 league wickets. A right arm off-spin bowler and middle-order bat, Gardiner comes…

Young stars named county’s best

no images were found Three of Knebworth Park’s brightest young stars have been honoured for a season of cricketing success. Kathy Morley, Luke Chapman and Catherine Cirkel picked up their trophies at the Herts County Cricket Association annual meeting on Wednesday evening. They were presented with their awards by the county’s men’s and women’s captains Nesan Jeyaratnam and Sarah Bartlett. Kathy was handed two…

Check out your 2015 league fixtures

THE Hertfordshire league fixtures are in for the 2015 season, bringing a new format and new challenges for all our five league sides. Charlie Randall’s firsts begin their division one campaign with a home tie against Old Albanian as they seek a rapid return to the championship after their disappointing end of season slump saw them relegated…

Park eye County Trophy cup run

Knebworth Park skipper Charlie Randall is eyeing a cup run as the fixtures for the opening encounters of the County Trophy are published. The club has been drawn at home to Cockfosters in the first round of the competition. Charlie seemed happy with the draw, declaring: ‘Definitely a winnable cup.’ The full list of first round fixtures…

Bobby moves on to the social scene

Bobby Orlandi hopes to reinvigorate the social scene at the Park after taking over as the club’s social organiser. He was appointed to take over from Nick English at the annual meeting on Friday. Bobby is already working on ideas to breathe new life into club events and get more visitors coming to the ground.…

Who will captain your team next year?

All-rounder Charlie Randall has been handed a second year in charge of the Park’s first team. He has been asked to rebuild the side, which was relegated from the championship in disappointing fashion on the last day of the season and has lost several key players. His reappointment was confirmed at the club’s annual meeting…

Make a date for the AGM

It’s about minus 12 outside, the last of the Christmas turkey is still festering at the back of the fridge and probably the last thing on your mind is warm, sunny days playing cricket at beautiful Knebworth Park. But preparation for the new season is under way and begins in earnest at the annual meeting being…

Indoor nets resume … make sure you’re there

Think ahead to May… it’s slightly damp, you are blinking through the early season gloom and staring down the bumpy-looking pitch at a burly, snorting fast bowler pawing the ground like a thoroughbred stallion at the top of his extremely long run-up waiting to knock your block off with a Mitchell Johnson-style bouncer. At this point, you…