Nelson Cricket Club

For the former first-class cricket team in New Zealand which currently competes in the Hawke Cup, see Nelson cricket team.
Nelson Cricket Club
LeagueLancashire League
GroundSeedhill, Nelson, Lancashire
Professional Ryan Bailey (South Africa)
2015 League Position10th

Nelson Cricket Club, based at Seedhill in Nelson, Lancashire, are a cricket club in the Lancashire League. They play at the Seedhill ground in Nelson. Their captain for the 2016 season is Neil Thompson and their professional is Ryan Bailey.

Nelson Cricket Club was formed in 1861 when two other local clubs merged. It was a founding member of the Lancashire League in 1892, winning the inaugural championship. The club has gone on to win the league on 21 occasions, the most of any club. During this period the club has fielded prominent cricketers such as Learie Constantine, Kapil Dev and Steve Waugh.[1]


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