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    Oxford Brookes University Cricket Club, established in 1992, is one of our top-performing clubs. The club consists of approximately 50 students in total, accommodating cricketers across all abilities and helping those who want to improve.

    The club trains every Wednesday  at Brookes Sport Headington. Training sessions involve net practices, fielding drills, and general fitness exercises. In warmer weather, they use the astroturf outside in order to be able to conduct fielding practices more expansively. Each session is run by an ECB qualified coach, with specific focus on batting, bowling, wicket-keeping and fielding in order to allow for optimum performance every game, as well as general improvement.

    Outside of training, OBUCC fields two sides (1st and 2nd XI) for the outdoor matches which run from mid-April through to June. It is the club’s aim to achieve a long-awaited and well-earned promotion, with some promising new talent amongst the new intake.

    You can find our Cricket club on Instagram @OBUCC

    You can also find the Oxford UCCE on Instagram @OxfordUCCE

    Contact the club at cricket@brookes.ac.uk


    Training

    Training takes place in the nets of the Sports Hall at the Centre for Sport in Headington for Semester 1 (Monday 20th September 2021 - Sunday 12th December 2021) and Semester 2 (Monday 17th January 2022 - Sunday 26th June 2022). All players require a TEAMBrookes Membership to attend sessions.

    All attendees must pre-register, and complete Brookes Sport's  NHS Test & Trace form

    Day  Time Location
    Monday 7:00am-12:00pm (UCCE) Sports Hall, Headington Campus
    Tuesday 8:00am-9:00am (UCCE) Performance Gym, Headington Campus
    Wednesday 7:30am-10:00am (UCCE) Sports Hall, Headington Campus
    Wednesday 10:00am-11:30am (Brookes) Sports Hall, Headington Campus
    Thursday 4:00pm-6:00pm (Women's) Sports Hall, Headington Campus
    Friday 8:00am-9:00am (UCCE) Performance Gym, Headington Campus
    Sunday 5:30pm-7:30pm (Women's Intra-mural) Sports Hall, Headington Campus
    Sunday 7:30pm-9:30pm (Men's Intra-mural) Sports Hall, Headington Campus


  • Oxford University Centre of Cricketing Excellence (UCCE)

    The Oxford University Centre of Cricketing Excellence is an amazing opportunity for elite level cricketers who aspire to become professional. Oxford is one of just six university centres across the country where an elite team of coaches work with players daily from November to June across all disciplines: Batting, Fast Bowling and Spin Bowling, Fielding, Wicket-Keeping and Conditioning.

    Every summer, players selected for the Oxford UCCE may have the opportunity to play against some of the best players in the world. In 2015, this included: Kevin Pieterson, Steve Finn, Nick Compton, Chris Tremlett and Sam Robson among others, at the stunning University Parks.

    Please note that selection to the Oxford UCCE squad is reflective of a "cricket scholarship" due to the level of support and resource involved in the programme. If you would like to trial for the Oxford UCCE, please submit an online application form, to be submitted by Friday 1st October 2021. Trials will be held, and you will be notified as to the time of your trial via email.





  • Want to join?

    If you want to represent #TEAMBrookes, give a new sport a go, or just find out more, then head over to our Instagram account @BrookesSportOxford

    Or for more information, email us at  sport@brookes.ac.uk 


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