[vc_row][vc_column][mk_page_title_box page_title=”Do You Want to Play for Churchdown Cricket Club? ” page_subtitle=”Has Anyone Ever You to Play for Your Local Cricket Team – But Were Unsure – This Blog is for You” font_color=”#dddddd”][vc_column_text]If you have ever thought of dusting off the old school cricket cap, or donning those musty whites after a long time away from the game, or digging those yellowing pads out of the loft? Perhaps you have never been near the crease much since those games lessons, but have a burning desire to imitate your schoolboy heroes. Or maybe you day dream of the quintessential sound of leather on willow on a summer’s afternoon. There maybe many reasons why you have not acted on those impulses, let em tell you how it was for me, a forty-something, coming to local cricket.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][mk_page_section bg_color=”rgba(143,192,169,0.48)” min_height=”300″ padding_top=”100″ padding_bottom=”100″ margin_bottom=”100″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column border_color=”rgba(143,192,169,0.48)”][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][mk_title_box font_family=”none”]

The Fear

[/mk_title_box][vc_column_text]I am a recent arrival in Churchdown, well 6 or more years now and counting, but it feels relatively new when you are around those who grew up here.

Out of the blue I was asked if I wanted to play cricket for Churchdown Cricket Club. As someone who loves the game, but had donned whites less than half a dozen times since leaving school, it seemed a daunting prospect. Let me share my thoughts.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][mk_padding_divider size=”60″][mk_image src=”https://churchdowncc.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/DSC_0819.jpg”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column width=”1/2″][mk_image][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][mk_title_box font_family=”none”]

Am I Good Enough?

[/mk_title_box][vc_column_text]It was my son that came home from school and revealed that our local side was short of players. Having been sufficiently involved in sport at the organisation al level, I knew that a team short of players is frustrating for those involved, and that I would want to help if I could. My first, and overriding thought was simple – “Am I good Enough”.

It’s all those thoughts, will I look odd bumbling about in the field, dropping catches, getting out first ball, balling on the wicket next to us,[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section bg_image=”https://churchdowncc.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/churchdown.jpg” bg_stretch=”true” enable_3d=”true” bg_video=”yes” video_mask=”true” video_color_mask=”#000000″ min_height=”600″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column][/vc_column][/mk_page_section][mk_page_section min_height=”300″ padding_top=”100″ padding_bottom=”100″ margin_bottom=”100″ sidebar=”sidebar-1″][vc_column][vc_row_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″][mk_title_box font_family=”none”]

The Fear

[/mk_title_box][vc_column_text]I am a recent arrival in Churchdown, well 6 or more years now and counting, but it feels relatively new when you are around those who grew up here.

Out of the blue I was asked if I wanted to play cricket for Churchdown Cricket Club. As someone who loves the game, but had donned whites less than half a dozen times since leaving school, it seemed a daunting prospect. Let me share my thoughts.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column_inner][vc_column_inner width=”1/2″ css=”.vc_custom_1529746779129{background-color: rgba(143,192,169,0.48) !important;*background-color: rgb(143,192,169) !important;}”][mk_image src=”https://churchdowncc.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/CCC-BADGE-LOGO-new-600.png”][/vc_column_inner][/vc_row_inner][/vc_column][/mk_page_section]

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