The Journal recently caught up with Grantham Cricket Club's newly appointed head coach – former England international Usman Afzaal.
The game of cricket in Grantham and the surround area, like many other sports, is getting short of officials.
Grantham met Sleaford at Lindum on Saturday in the Lincolnshire Cricket Board Premier League play-off final and won by some 230 runs.
Grantham Cricket Club hosted Nottinghamshire Outlaws versus Northamptonshire Steelbacks in the Royal London Cup at Gorse Lane on Tuesday.
Belvoir Cricket Club is holding a memorial match in memory of its dear friend and local umpiring legend Vic Heppenstall next Friday.
A village cricket club refurbished their rundown pavilion on a shoestring budget with the help of local businesses and volunteers.
Belvoir Cricket Club grabbed two wins at the weekend, with the 2nd XI victorious after thrilling finale.
Grantham CC’s 1st XI beat Sleaford by eight wickets at Gorse Lane last Saturday.
Grantham were dominant as they beat Freiston CC by 10 wickets.
Two brothers notched a century each as their team romped to a 127 run win.
As Grantham Cricket Club comes to terms with the loss of its president Michael (Mick) Marsh, who passed away aged 86, tributes have flooded in.
In their first pre-season game, Belvoir’s first team faced West Bridgfordians.
A local cricket stalwart looks back on his lifetime of playing and umpiring.