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.

Alternatively, you can join our Social Kwik Cricket Club on Sundays, 12pm-1pm in the Sports Hall.

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.

Key information


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


Games are played from April onwards. The men's teams play at Chapel Gate and the women's team play at Broadstone Cricket Club

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.

Social Kwik Cricket

Available to: All BU and AUB students and staff
Dates: 18 February - 19 May 2024
Day and time: Sunday, 12pm-1pm 
Location: Sports Hall, SportBU
Price: £35 from February - June or £3 pay and play
Equipment: We provide all the necessary equipment but you are welcome to bring your own as well.
Book via: Website or SportBU reception

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