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WELCOME TO HULL ZINGARI CRICKET CLUB  

Hull Zingari Cricket Club

FUN CRICKET SESSIONS for youngsters age 7 to 13 ( members AND non-members very welcome) Tuesdays and Wednesdays 5th / 6th August and 19th/20th August. 10am to 3pm each day. Cost £15 per day to include lunch and drinks. Qualified ECB coaches and all equipment provided.Booking essential but pay on the day(s) as bad weather may cause cancellations. Ring Steve on 447568 or email   jbunn_@hotmail.com 

Our square and outfield looking superb.Near the end of July and 30 junior and senior home games played. Well done to groundsmen Thommo and Barry with help from Stu etc.

It's the last Friday at Swanland  this week ( 25th) and no Under 11 nets next Tuesday ( 29th) because of hols.

84 junior games arranged so far this season but unfortunately 24 games conceded to us.

RESOUNDING 54 RUN WIN OVER FENNER AWAY IN UNDER 11 SEMI FINAL OF THE EAST YORKSHIRE CUP. Sam Elstone ( 27), Joseph Stead ( 28) and Tom Jeffers ( 26) all retired not out, Noah Parkinson 13 not out in our total of 129-2. They could only reply with 75-4 with wickets for Sam Loughton ( making his debut from the Under 9s), Peter Kilvert, Jonathan Kaye and  a run out.

We beat Welton by 8 wickets in the Final at Beverley CC.  They batted first and scored 86-5. Sam Elstone 2-9, Will Sharpe 1-7.  Sam Elstone ( 25 not out retired, Tom Douglas ( 19 no) and Noah Parkinson ( 12 no) saw us home with 3 overs left.League  President Maurice Atkinson presented the cup to captain Sam Elstone and replica shields to the team.Sam had earlier scored 43 when captaining Yorkshire Under 11s  to victory against Lancashire at North Marine Road, Scarborough and then dashed back to play in the Final.Nice to see Club Chairman Trevor Markham and  his son First XI captain Alastair Markham at the game and thanks to all parents for coming down despite traffic delays en route and Beverley Races leaving at the same time.

UNDER 13s FINAL ,AGAIN AGAINST WELTON, AT SUTTON CC  and we won by 6 wickets. Welton 79-5, wickets for Amrit Cassim, George Crooks and Sam Elstone. Sam not out retired for 25 YET AGAIN, Albie Collier 20, George Crooks 12 and Charlie Rawlins 12 not out . League secretary Derek Gregersen presented the trophy to our captain Charlie Rawlins and replica shields to both team's players.

Thanks to Phil White at BBC Radio Humberside for publicity and to the Hull Daily Mail for  team photographs and reports of our two junior Cup Finals on Hotshot pages.


****   The Final of the Grimsby Town CC Knockout Competition  wias won by the host club who beat Lincs Cavaliers by 2 wickets in an exciting  game ***

******* Beverley IVs will meet North Dalton in the semi final of the Dave Connor Memorial Trophy on Sun August 3rd  ******

********* Hull CC will meet Heworth in the semi final of the Edward Readman Cup,  on Sunday August 3rd and  they will be looking to win this YDSCL senior final for the second time. Good luck to them. **********

Tom Kohler-Cadmore, formerly with Hornsea and Driffield, now playing first class cricket with Worcs, denied his first-class maiden century by just 1 run against Leics.

Joe Ashdown, formerly with Sutton CC, appointed new East Yorkshire Cricket Development Manager. Good luck to him.

Sutton beat Cottingham in Under 15 Cup Final and congrats to our good friend Keith Blagg and his squad.


ALAN OBRIDGE / JOHN MOWBRAY MEMORIAL MATCH SUNDAY JULY 13 . Maurice Atkinson XI beat Mike Ulyatt XI by 7 wickets with 8 balls left. Martin Russell won the John Mowbray man of the match trophy presented by Ken Lake MBE.Thanks to umpires Ian Oakes and Keith Hulland, scorer Shaun Smith and matchball sponsor Ron Turner. Well done to all who gave tombola prizes and all the ladies who ran the stall. Over £250 raised for our junior section.

Sam Elstone captained Yorkshire Under 11s to victory against Lancashire U11s at Rainford CC ( nr St Helens) to retain the Tony Hemingway Trophy which is played for annually. Lancs scored 103 - 7 and Yorks knocked these off for the loss of two wickets with 14 overs to spare.Sam hit 56 not out and he has already scored over 300 runs for Yorkshire this season and  well done to him.

Under 11 B side beat an enthusiastic Cottingham Girls side by 6 wickets at Hilltop. We kept them to 59-9 and then Noah Parkinson ( 15), and Ben Copley ( 12_) were both retired not out and Tom Jeffers was 10 not out.

Well done to our Under 13 side who reached the final of the East Yorkshire Cup with a resounding 9 wicket win over South Holderness, ample revenge for last year's defeat at the same stage. Despite the torrential rain in the area, Hedon was dry and we kept SH to 55-5 with Amrit Cassim taking 2 wickets and  wicket keeper Albie Collier making 3 stumpings. The prolific Sam Elstone was once again not out, being retired on 26 and Albie made it a good night for him with a solid 17 as we won in the 12th over. 

We beat a nine player Welton by 19 runs later in the week. We scored 94-7 with Joshua Moore hitting 21 retired not out,Joe Walker 20 and Joe Sharpe 10. We loaned them 2 players in the field. Amrit Cassim bowled a great spell including a triple wicket maiden over  and Luke Riley took 2 wickets as we bowled the home side out for 75 in the 17th over.

Two good friends of our club have been awarded the MBE. Ken Lake, General Secretary of the English Schools Cricket Association for over 20 years, awarded for his Services to Cricket and Andrew Penny of Hymers College, Conductor of the Hull Philarmonic Orchestra,for his Services to Music.Well done to both gentlemen.

We have 11 juniors who have been selected for East Yorkshire representative squads at various age groups. ---  Sam Elstone, Albie Collier, Tom Douglas, Harry Holland, Charlie Rawlins,Tom Jeffers, Amrit Cassim,  Adam Elliott,Luke Riley. Tom Gillingwater and Adam Palmer. In addition, Sam is captain of Yorkshire U11s and Charlie is captain of EY U13s. Well done boys, Steve Bunn and coaches.


Hull-UK City of Culture 2017. Congrats to all concerned with the successful bid. As the city's longest-established cricket club, we look forward to being involved .















Hull Zingari  CC Sponsors

Thanks to all current sponsors and grant funders for their support which is much appreciated:--

Gentil Syre ( 4 Candles)  
Kingston Veterinary Group ---- MKM
Crown Paints in Hull
Coletta and Tyson
Kall Kwik Printing----Barclays
O'Neills Clothing Supplier
The Cooperative Movement -- Sky Sports
Waitrose --- NatWest Bank
Hul City Council Wyke Area
The Willerby Manor Hotel
East Riding Cricket Umpires and Scorers Association
Ken Lake MBE --- Geoff Harrison
County Sports  --- Michael Foster
Steve Bunn --- Jeff Jackson

Junior Matchball Sponsors
KEN LAKE  MBE (TWO)
MIKE ULYATT
JEFF JACKSON
LES SPENCER (4)
BARRY NEWTON
STEVE BUNN