Welcome to the website of Blackheath Cricket Club, based at our beautiful ground and pavilion in the Surrey Hills near Guildford, Surrey. We aim to offer village cricket at its very best, including...

  • League cricket on Saturdays in the I’Anson League, the oldest village cricket league in the world
  • Friendly cricket on Sundays, when we play a wide variety of opposition and can accommodate cricketers of almost any standard
  • A large and thriving junior section of around 250 juniors aged between 5 and 15, including a separate girls’ section

If you would like to know more about our club, where it is, how to join, or what's going on this season then please feel free to browse the pages of this site.

What's coming up

Full events page

End of Season Dinner
This year's end of season awards dinner will be held in the pavilion on Friday 6th October (7.30 for 8pm). As last year the cost will be just £10 per head. To reserve tickets, please contact Alex Jones at blackheathalex@gmail.com. Once the menu has been decided we'll follow up with individual preferences. Capacity is limited and last year's dinner was sold out, so make sure you reserve your tickets in good time! 
Games: 81
Most appearances: R Harrison - 36
Most runs: P Melhuish - 831
Highest score: F Martin-Dye - 127*
Best average (5+ innings): F Martin-Dye - 74.8
Best bowling: A Bertola - 7-15
Most wickets: O Raderecht - 46
Best bowling average (25+ overs): O Arengo-Jones - 11.5
Best bowling economy (25+ overs): S Breach - 2.9
Most catches: R Parrott, J Milton, A Jayawickrema - 13
Most stumpings: S Jones - 5
Most ducks: D Harrison - 5

For full details refers to the averages page.

U8s Development League Champions!
Congratulations to the U8s team who won the WSYCL 2017 Development League South division, with a 100% record of 8 wins out of 8. The title was sealed with a victory over Horsley & Send by 252 runs to 237. The photo below shows squad members following a special match to celebrate their win.
U12s WSYCL Champions
Congratulations to coaches Chris Poil, Gareth Buchanan-Robinson, Peter Stanley, Simon Freeguard, Kevin Currie and the U12s squad for winning the WSYCL in a season where they remain undefeated!
U12s Tour of Devon
Once again the Chris Poil's U12s squad embarked on a tour of Devon during the weekend of May 5th & 6th.

They were based in Witheridge and managed to squeeze in four games over the weekend.

Thanks to Helen Curtis & Jolian Howell & Leslie Cathrew for the Tour Report.

Sponsor's Match
A good crowd saw an entertaining match against a team from our Sponsors, TWM Solicitors, on Wednesday evening. A strong TWM bowling attack saw Blackheath pegged back to just 92 from their 16 overs and looking in danger of defeat, but fortunately order was restored when TWM came to bat and despite a late flourish they finished on just 80. Many thanks to TWM for the game and for their generous contribution to the hospitality!
2017 Handbook
  Click here to view or download the club’s 2017 Handbook. Printed copies will be available at the club from this weekend.
Individual Coaching
Danny and Ronny Harrison (who both now coach for Surrey as well as for the club) are offering individual and 1:2 sessions at the club. This year they are providing this under the umbrella of Matchfit Academy (www.matchfitacademy.com), a new venture associated with the club. It is slightly more expensive than last year at £20 per hour (whether 1:1 or 1:2), but still far cheaper than available elsewhere, especially for coaching from a Surrey district coach. To book sessions, please contact them at ronny@matchfitacademy.com or danny@matchfitacademy.com.  
PlayCricket Scoring App
The PlayCricket Scoring App is now available for IOS and Android from https://www.ecb.co.uk/news/349407
I'Anson League Rules
The Revised Rules for 2017 take into account the new format of the games. Please also refer to these notes on the 2017 fixture list, as well as this table that shows how the league restructuring will affect promotion and relegation at the end of the 2017 season.