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Long Sutton

The playing fields of Lord Wandsworth College provide the ideal setting for a game of cricket, played on a perfect Summer Sunday. Set in 1200 acres of farmland, the college was established when former Liberal MP, Baron Sydney Stern, bequeathed money to be used in the education of local agricultural worker’s children. 97 more words

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Wells

A beautifully manicured outfield, neatly trimmed hedges and a cathedral. You’d be hard pushed to find a more English setting for a game of cricket than this satellite ground for Wells Cathedral School, beside Tor Woods. 73 more words

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Beckford's Tower

Situated at the top of Lansdown Hill, Bath Cricket Club’s second ground enjoys extremes of weather. When the wind blows it’s very cold but on a sunny day it’s glorious. 79 more words

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Ominous nimbus

Four seasons in one day. In fact preseason could be a fifth. Bright sunshine and heavy showers (often at the same time) provide the backdrop for players to getting back into the swing of things. 62 more words

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Post Text Taunton

The County Ground, Taunton on a Tuesday in August. The first day of a County Championship match. Maybe it was the weather that contributed to an above average gate but more likely a familiar name on the visitor’s team sheet. 72 more words

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The Ship Field

Adjacent to the Ship Inn, The Ship Field has been home to Thornbury Cricket Club since 1871, soon after two local clubs merged under the influence of WG Grace’s older brother Edward Mills Grace. 53 more words

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Brightside

The newly renamed Brightside Ground may not specifically refer to the optimistic outlook required to watch County Championship cricket in April but with the likelyhood of rain interrupting play and sub-zero temperatures, it could do. 42 more words

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