Home of the 2009 Birmingham Premier League Champions
Knowle & Dorridge C.C. was formed in 1896 and is one of the foremost clubs in the Midlands. Its history and connections with Warwickshire CCC can be seen elsewhere on this site (see ‘THE CLUB’ page) but at present, it runs 4 teams on Saturdays and 1 team on Sundays and has one of the strongest Junior sections in the area.
The 1st and 2nd XI’s play in their respective premier divisions of the Birmingham & District Premier Cricket League – one of the strongest Leagues in the country – whilst the 3rd and 4th XI team’s play in Division 3 and 6 of their repective leagues in the Warwickshire Cricket League against other club 1st and 2nd teams.
On Sundays 1st XI’s play in the Arden Sunday Cricket League Premier Blue.
In 2005 the amalgamation of two clubs – Knowle & Dorridge CC and Arden Forest CC was completed to enable the club to utilise more fully the facilities at its second ground at Lugtrout Lane.
For further details of a full programme of practice nights and matches, see the JUNIORS page.
The Club Colours are Green and Gold and the club emblem is the Bear and Ragged Staff.
The club is situated between the ‘villages’ of Knowle and Dorridge on Station Road, Dorridge, Solihull, West Midlands, and the second ground is situated on Lugtrout Lane, Solihull.
Apart from its playing strength and cricket tradition, Knowle and Dorridge CC boasts a strong social membership. The Club is open every evening of the year (except Christmas Day!) and on Saturday and Sunday afternoons – throughout the winter as well as the summer,and anyone who visits will be ensured of a warm and friendly welcome.