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Welcome to East Dean and Friston Cricket Club’s 2017 cricket season

Who we are -  East dean and Friston Cricket Club is a friendly club

Situated in the South Downs in the picturesque village of East Dean.

What we do -  We play competitive cricket on Saturday in East Sussex  League, Division 2 and

competitive but friendly games on Sunday.

What we want  -  As we welcome the new cricket season, we welcome new players, especially local village cricketers who are encouraged to make themselves known to the Saturday/Sunday captains who are Neil Gamble/Ashley Deller Merricks on the below numbers or join our Facebook group- search for

East Dean Cricket Club on Facebook or email the Club on   eastdeanandfristoncc@outlook.com

2017 Membership Subscription is £25.00 with Students and Juniors £15.00

Match fees for 2017 are £10.00 for Saturday Players, £8.00 for Sunday Players and for Junior & Students it’s £7.00 on Saturday and £5.00 on Sunday.

The club welcomes everyone with an interest in cricket, regardless of age, sex or ability and abilities.

We hope the season will be enjoyed by players and spectators alike.

We have started preparing the ground for the new season which is eagerly awaited by everyone at the club.

The first Sunday Game of the season is away vs Alfriston on 9th April.

As well as playing cricket, we also prepare the wickets, make legendary match teas, score the games, have occassional beerss after the game, laugh and have sill banters after the game and also organise the social activities including the annual dinner & awards evening.

 £4.00 per session.  Bring along a friend!

The Club would like to put on record its thanks to Jane Cockburn for her efforts in fundraising with the support of a network of advertisers for the Fixture card swhich has produced vital funds for the equipment and ground work.  We would like to take this opportuntiy to thank all the Fixture card sponsors for their support and ask all players and spectators to check out the advertisements and provide them with business where possible.

I thanks all the committee for their continued support and look forward to the tea ladies (and men) providing their welcome refreshments during the season.

Most of all it’s a friendly traditional village cricket club with a warm, inclusive team spirit.

Why not join us at a pre-season cricket nets at St Andrew on Wednesday 5th April at 7pm? More may be organised for April.


Enjoy your cricket at East Dean in 2017 - it really is a great place to play.

President : Graham Primett

Telephone   07710 003508


Chairman Gaurav Bijlani   

Telephone  07702 604293

Email gaurav.bijlani@gmail.com


Saturday Captain -  Neil Gamble

Telephone  07747 535414

Email  neilgamble77@yahoo.co.uk 

Sunday Captain  Ashley Deller Merricks

Telephone  07860 141804

Email ashley_d-m@hotmail.com

Fixtures Secretary : Mark Pankhurst

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