Cricket Season ’24 Starts Here!

A flurry of activity has seen the first steps in preparing our ground for the new season. Under the control of Chairman Chris Hutchins, Ground Manager Jalal and first-team Captain Muneeb, the pitch was uncovered, the nets were prepared, the outfield was mown, and the clubhouse fumigated. We even found time for our annual run-in with the forces of law and order over whether we had the right sort of bonfire permit…

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On Thursday, we had the first outdoor nets to kick off the 2024 cricket season in Belgium, with some hostile bowling and big hitting. Matt and Chris ran some fielding drills, an area of our game that the Cricket Committee are keen to improve. The brains trust is already planning our campaign with our first game, a T20 at Hasselt, taking place on Sunday, 14 April.

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This weekend, Royal Brussels Cricket Club will also host the Cricket Belgium national trials and workshops for Women’s cricket and Junior cricket. Cricket Belgium has been steadily growing in prominence, fostering a vibrant cricketing community nationwide. Focusing on inclusivity and development, they’ve been actively promoting the sport among women and juniors, recognizing the importance of nurturing talent at every level. These national trials and workshops signify Cricket Belgium’s commitment to identifying and honing the skills of aspiring players, ensuring a bright future for the sport in the country. Through such initiatives, Cricket Belgium aims to enhance the competitiveness of its national teams and foster a deeper love for cricket among enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds. The details are in the poster 👉🏼

Good luck to all RBCC members!

Finally, the club would like to send its best wishes to Sudhanshu and Sibylle on the birth of their daughter Lila. Congratulations from all at RBCC! We trust that she will turn out to be a better cricketer than her father!