Sevenoaks secure KCL title with final day win over Blackheath

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11:58am Monday 8th September 2014

Sevenoaks Vine were crowned Kent Cricket League Premier Division champions after defeating Blackheath by 41 runs on the final day of the season.

'It's not a cricket show': Commentator Henry Blofeld on bringing Memories of Test Match Special to Kent

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10:41am Thursday 4th September 2014

Of the world’s most famous sports broadcasters, only one could go on a critically acclaimed tour talking about nearly half a century behind the microphone and not focus on what happened on the field.

Hartley keep championship dream alive

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12:00pm Monday 1st September 2014

Hartley and Sevenoaks Vine both recorded victories in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division to ensure the title race will be decided on the final day of the season this weekend.

Hartley set to battle it out with Sevenoaks for KCL title

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12:57pm Monday 25th August 2014

The Kent Cricket League Premier Division title race took a significant turn this weekend with Hartley and Sevenoaks Vine overhauling previous leaders Blackheath.

Ball lives up to his name with stunning bowling figures for Bexley

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11:33am Monday 18th August 2014

Adam Ball recorded sensational figures of 6-16 as Bexley defeated fellow relegation fighters Bromley in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday.

Bexley get back on track with Blackheath success

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2:07pm Monday 11th August 2014

Bexley bounced back from their painful one run loss to Hartley with an impressive four wicket victory over title contenders Blackheath in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday.

Hartley just hold on in Bexley thriller

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12:00pm Monday 4th August 2014

Hartley continued their fine form in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday with an exhilarating one run victory over Bexley at Manor Way.

Pakistan legend Saqlain Mushtaq talks cricket ahead of Lashings All Star games in Bromley and Blackheath

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5:10pm Friday 1st August 2014

Cricket's version of the Expendables movie franchise is heading to south east London and we've chatted to one of the big guns.

Sikandar fires Blackheath to easy Bromley win

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11:16am Monday 28th July 2014

Superb performances from James Hands (4-36) and Tanweer Sikandar (100no) secured Blackheath a comfortable seven wicket victory against Bromley in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday.

Cricket club prepares to welcome international guests

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11:23am Friday 25th July 2014

China’s international women’s team will be star guests during Hayes cricket week.

Bexley boost survival chances by stunning leaders Sevenoaks

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10:54am Monday 21st July 2014

Relegation strugglers Bexley caused an upset in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday with an 80-run victory over league leaders Sevenoaks Vine.

Lashings heading to Bromley for annual clash

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10:14am Thursday 17th July 2014

Bromley’s cricketers are preparing to face world touring side the Lashings next month.

Hartley right back in KCL title chase after destroying Blackheath

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10:21am Monday 14th July 2014

Defending champions Hartley recorded a fifth consecutive win in the Kent Premier League on Saturday with a 10 wicket demolition of Blackheath.

Kent Cricket League: Rain saves Blackheath in top of table clash

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11:57am Monday 7th July 2014

Sevenoaks Vine were left wondering what could have been at the Rectory Field on Saturday as their top of the table clash with Blackheath was cut short due to rain.

Big crowd expected for Lashings visit to Bexley

News Shopper: The match confirmation contract is handed over this morning

11:50am Friday 27th June 2014

Excitement is growing ahead of the much anticipated return of the world famous Lashings cricket side to Bexley Cricket Club next Friday (July 4).

PICTURE COMPILATION: Blackheath v Sandwich Town.

News Shopper: Calum Haggett top scored for the league leaders

2:55pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Our photographer Keith Gillard caught all the action as Blackheath maintained their lead at the top of the KCL Premier Division by beating Sandwich Town.

Blackheath march on at top of Kent Cricket League after latest win

News Shopper: Charlie-Sid Speller played a vital role in the victory. Picture by Keith Gillard.

2:24pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Impressive scoring from Calum Haggett (75) and Charlie-Sid Speller (74) saw Blackheath maintain top spot in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division.

PICTURE COMPILATION: Bromley v Bexley

News Shopper: Richard Selvey-Clinton top scored for Bromley with 86 runs. Pictures by Keith Gillard.

11:51am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Bromley defeated Bexley by 86 runs on Saturday in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division and our photographer KEITH GILLARD was there to capture all the action.

Bromley stay in title contention with Bexley victory

News Shopper: Top scorer Richard Selvey-Clinton celebrates his half century. Picture by Keith Gillard.

1:44pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

Richard Selvey-Clinton led Bromley to an 86-run home win over Bexley in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division on Saturday.

PICTURE COMPILATION: Bexley v Blackheath

News Shopper: Adeel Malik hits a six, the only batsman to do so for Bexley.

4:04pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

Blackheath brushed aside Bexley by 143 runs on Saturday and our photographer KEITH GILLARD caught all the action on his camera. Check out his photos here.

Blackheath see off Bexley in convincing fashion

News Shopper: Batsman Tanweer Sikandar was in impressive form. Picture by Keith Gillard.

11:41am Tuesday 10th June 2014

Tanweer Sikandar and Tom Mees each played key roles as leaders Blackheath enjoyed an emphatic 143-run success at Bexley in the Kent Cricket League Premier Division.

Cricket players being urged to take part in online survey on sport

News Shopper: Picture by Keith Gillard

12:49pm Thursday 5th June 2014

Cricketers in the News Shopper region are being asked to help improve the sport in Kent by taking part in the second annual national cricket playing survey.

PICTURE COMPILATION: Bickley v Blackheath

News Shopper: Bickley Park bowler Daniel Magin took 5-28 but it wasn't enough to prevent defeat

11:03am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Blackheath defeated Bickley Park by 47 runs on Saturday and our photographer KEITH GILLARD was there to capture all of the action - check out his pictures here.

Blackheath stay firmly in KCL title chase with Bickley win

News Shopper: Blackheath batsman Tymal Mills is stumped by Charlie MacLeod. Picture by Keith Gillard.

10:49am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Blackheath remain within a point of leaders Sevenoaks Vine after Saturday’s Kent Cricket League Premier Division success at Bickley.

KCL Premier Division round-up: Champions Hartley conquer Bromley

News Shopper: Dan Stickels hit 32 runs in Hartley’s victory over Bromley

2:14pm Tuesday 20th May 2014

Kent Cricket League Premier Division champions Hartley put the disappointment of the previous weekend’s washout behind them with a two-wicket success over Bromley.

Eltham College student gets cricket world talking after stunning batting effort

News Shopper: George Haley leaves the field to a well deserved round of applause

4:35pm Thursday 8th May 2014

A young cricketer from Eltham College delivered an incredible batting display in his side’s recent demolition of John Fisher in a national T20 competition.

Former England cricket star promoting sport for kids in Kent

News Shopper: Geraint Jones

11:57am Thursday 20th March 2014

Ashes winner Geraint Jones is hoping to see lots of Kent’s kids catch the bug of playing cricket for the first time and is looking for energetic people to join the Catch Cricket team.

New cricket academy opens at Bickley Park

3:43pm Thursday 20th March 2014

Bickley Park Cricket Club is set to open a new junior academy this season.

Lashings confirm Bexley return

News Shopper: The match confirmation contract is handed over this morning

5:22pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

The world famous Lashings cricket team is set to return to Bexley this summer for another charity cricket match against the Leigh Academies Trust.

Trio of boroughs book Lord's cricket final places

News Shopper: The Greenwich team are looking forward to visiting Lord's.

3:18pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

BROMLEY, Lewisham and Greenwich’s girls’ teams have booked their places in next month’s London Youth Games indoor finals at Lord’s.

Murphy becomes first female Hayes CC president

News Shopper: Lyn Murphy

2:27pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

HAYES Cricket Club has appointed the first female president in its 187-year history after Lyn Murphy was unanimously elected to the position at the recent AGM.

Girls deliver Star quality in cricket triumph

12:01pm Tuesday 14th January 2014

ALL Star emerged victorious for the first time in the fifth Bexley girls’ indoor cricket contest at Erith Leisure Centre.

10 facts about England v Australia Ashes history you might not know

News Shopper: Ashes urn

6:00am Monday 25th November 2013

IF you’re bleary-eyed reading this it probably means you’ve been up all night watching the Ashes, and as a diehard fan you’ll probably know everything about the England v Australia cricket series.

Disabled London kids encouraged to take up cricket

News Shopper: Disabled London kids encouraged to take up cricket

2:08pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

AN initiative supported by Kent Cricket aimed at engaging more than 640 disabled people across London will launch later this month.

Beckenham kids reach final of Kent cricket event

5:05pm Tuesday 17th September 2013

HESKETH Park in Dartford hosted the popular Kent Cricket Board U9s mini super eights county finals day on Sunday.

Winning start for Kent over Middlesex

News Shopper: The Kent team pose for a picture

5:12pm Tuesday 30th July 2013

KENT Cricket Board’s learning and physical disabilities county team got their season off to a winning start with a 19-run win against Middlesex LD on Sunday at Dartford CC’s Hesketh Park ground.

Cowdrey makes most of Kent chance

News Shopper: Fabian Cowdrey

4:06pm Tuesday 30th July 2013

ALTHOUGH the previous two weeks had seen an upturn in results for Kent, there was still no chance of qualification for the quarter-finals in the county T20 tournament.

Sidcup and Bexley get off the mark in league campaign

5:24pm Wednesday 24th July 2013

THE newly formed Sidcup CC and Bexley CC young adults’ cricket team gained a landmark victory when they defeated East Herts by seven wickets on Sunday at Sydney Road.

Cricket side gets makeover thanks to grant

News Shopper: Dartfordians' development side show off the new kit

3:57pm Wednesday 24th July 2013

A YOUNG cricket team from Bexley have been looking the part this year after acquiring a new kit thanks to a small grant from the Jack Petchey Foundation.

Kent see off Hants in T20 after frustrating County Championship clash

News Shopper: Brendan Nash just missed out on a double century with a superb effort of 199 runs

5:12pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

FOLLOWING their first County Championship win against Gloucestershire, Kent’s hope on building momentum was thwarted by a resolute Hampshire team.

All smiles again for Spitfires fans

News Shopper: Captain James Tredwell

4:11pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

SUMMER sunshine has our Kent columnist BRAD PINARD smiling again as the heatwave has coincided with a welcome upturn in fortunes for the Spitfires.

Vibe's Ashes bake off: Australian Lamington versus English scone

News Shopper: Vibe's Ashes bake off: Australian lamington versus English Scone

2:30pm Tuesday 23rd July 2013

THINGS couldn’t be going much better for the English against the Aussies out on the cricket field, so Vibe decided to pit the two countries’ cuisines against each other.

MCC send side to Belvedere club's centenary celebrations

News Shopper: The original 1913 team photo

2:37pm Wednesday 17th July 2013

AN MCC XI will visit Belvedere Cricket Club later this month to mark the club’s centenary.

Maidstone pip Bromley to cricket crown

News Shopper: Bromley team celebrating a phenomenal catch to take the sixth wicket

5:05pm Tuesday 16th July 2013

BROMLEY District U14s suffered a four wicket defeat at the hands of Maidstone at the Kent district finals day.

Big win for Kent a huge relief for every Spitfires fan

News Shopper: Brendan Nash just missed out on a double century with a superb effort of 199 runs

3:15pm Tuesday 16th July 2013

KENT cricket blogger BRAD PINARD finally has something to smile about after the Spitfires’ stunning victory at Gloucestershire.

Bexley girls edge out Greenwich rivals in thriller

2:47pm Tuesday 16th July 2013

BEXLEY U15 girls defeated Greenwich junior cricket academy by five runs in a league encounter last week.

Lashings draw in big crowd at Bexley Cricket Club

3:20pm Wednesday 10th July 2013

MORE than 1,000 spectators turned up at Bexley Cricket Club on Friday to watch the Lashings take on a student XI representing the Leigh Academies Trust.

Essex humiliation is the final straw

News Shopper: Sam Northeast

4:22pm Tuesday 9th July 2013

LAST night’s abject televised defeat for Kent at the hands of Essex in the T20 has left our Spitfires columnist BRAD PINARD on the brink of despair.

The only way is not Essex for hapless Kent Spitfires

News Shopper: James Tredwell. PICTURE BY KEITH GILLARD.

4:02pm Tuesday 9th July 2013

KENT crashed to a fifth straight T20 defeat last night in Chelmsford as Essex Eagles became the latest side this summer to get the better of the struggling Spitfires.

The Ashes: Five steps to being an Australian in south east London and north Kent

News Shopper: The Ashes: Five steps to being an Australian in south east London and north Kent

10:48am Tuesday 9th July 2013

THE ASHES get underway tomorrow and for once England are the favourites. If you can’t cope with not being the underdog, Vibe can help you be more Australian. Pull on your thongs (the shoes, the shoes!) and follow these simple steps.






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