Plans for new indoor league next winter

The new league is set to start in November.
The new league is set to start in November.

A new indoor cricket league will launch in Bridlington later this year, if enough teams show an interest.

Competitions have proved successful in Hull and Beverley and the Yorkshire Cricket Board are wanting to spread the game’s appeal into other areas of East Yorkshire.

Joe Ashdown, cricket development manager for East Yorkshire, said: “The indoor game is designed for new and lapsed players to the game, it can also be used for regular players as extra practice through the winter months.

“Each game lasts around 45 minutes and it is an excellent way of keeping fit, playing sport and having a good laugh.

“This is not normal cricket. It is extremely fast, the two batters have to run to complete the boundary and there is even a batting power play where the batting team can score double runs. This is a really fun format of cricket and you must try it out.”ric

Teams can email or call 07894 584889 to express their interest.