If you’re a talented cricket player and keen to represent BU at a competitive level, we have men’s and women’s teams who compete in British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) leagues.
Our men’s teams participate in BUCS Cricket South A (1st team) and Western 3B (2nd team), while our women’s team in BUCS Cricket Western 1A (1st team).
As a member of TeamBU Cricket, you'll take part in weekly training sessions which are led by two experienced cricket coaches; Stephen Wilson (Level 4 Cricket Coach) for the men’s teams and Rob Newton (Level 3 Cricket Coach) for the women’s team.
You’ll also benefit from weekly Strength & Conditioning training sessions with SportBU coaches and the support of our Student Leadership team.
Open to BU Performance Sport students only (following successful try-out at the TeamBU Trials)
Training (winter – men's teams)
Days and times: Wednesdays 1pm-4pm, Thursdays 1pm-2pm
Venues: The Dorset Cricket Centre, Hurn Bridge, Christchurch BH23 6DY (Wednesdays), SportBU Sports Hall (Thursdays)
Training (winter – women's team)
Day and time: Thursdays 2pm-3pm
Venue: Sports Hall, Talbot Campus
Training (summer – men's and women's teams)
Commitment: minimum of 5 hours per week (men's teams) and 3 hours per week (women's team)
Venue: Chapel Gate, Christchurch, Dorset BH23 6BL
If you’re successful in becoming a member of TeamBU Cricket, you will be required to purchase a membership.
The membership includes: BUCS affiliation fees, personal sports insurance, weekly coaching and TeamBU transport.