Knowle and Dorridge Cricket Club
Founded in 1896, Knowle & Dorridge Cricket Club are one of the foremost clubs in the Midlands. The club has a strong community presence and is open all year round. Solihull CAMRA Club of the Year Award 2017. Proudly sponsored by John Shepherd. The club is situated between the 'villages' of Knowle and Dorridge on Station Road, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, and the second ground is situated on Lugtrout Lane, Solihull. The Club Colours are Green and Gold and the club emblem is the Bear and Ragged Staff.
The club currently run 4 teams on Saturdays and 1 team on Sundays. We have one of the strongest junior sections in the area, in 2017 we will be running junior teams at under U9s x 3, U10s x 2, U11s x 4, U12s, U13s, U14s, U15s x 2, U17s and U19s. The 1st and 2nd XI's play in their respective premier divisions of the Birmingham & District Premier Cricket League - one of the strongest Leagues in the country - whilst the 3rd and 4th XI team's play in Division 2 and 6 of their respective leagues in the Warwickshire Cricket League. On Sundays the 1st XI's play in the Arden Cricket Sunday League Premier Blue.
Over the next 3 years, club priorities are on increasing adult participation, community engagement, junior development and improved infrastructure. The clubs philosophy is focused on producing junior cricketers to play in senior teams. We boast a number of district, county and even an England U19s international in our ranks.