Vauxhall Mallards have been given the green light to carry on competing in the East Anglian Premier League following the demise of their second team.

There was drama from start to finish as Swardeston saw off Great Witchingham by one run in a thrilling East Anglian Premier League encounter at The Common.

It's great to be back! That's the verdict of Saxlingham skipper Alex Browne after seeing his side mark their return to the Norfolk Alliance with a couple of wins.

Horsford had an Australian international in their ranks on Saturday - but he couldn't prevent them from slipping to a comprehensive eight wicket defeat in their derby clash at Great Witchingham.

Bradfield are a club rejuvenated after appointing former East Anglian Premier League player Mike Jones as their director of cricket.

Norfolk's season got off to a pleasing start at Manor Park when they came through a tight game against neighbours Suffolk in the Minor Counties Knock-out Cup.

Great Witchingham got their East Anglian Premier League campaign up and running at new boys Saffron Walden in conditions that ranged from sleet to bright sunshine - and virtually everything in between.

Norfolk's competitive season gets under way over the Bank Holiday weekend with matches against neighbours Suffolk in two formats of the game.

Swardeston will go into Saturday's home match against Mildenhall in the East Anglian Premier League in good heart after picking up two impressive wins at the weekend.

Norfolk cricketer Alistair Ponder is getting a taste of international cricket in the Central American Twenty 20 Championship.

It was a bad opening day of the season for Norfolk clubs in the East Anglian Premier League, with all four of them suffering defeats.

Sports writer Chris Wise previews the start of the East Anglian Premier League this weekend

Norfolk warmed up for the new season - if that's the right phrase - by giving a good account of themselves in a high-scoring friendly against Essex Seconds at Broxbourne on Saturday.

A new era for Norfolk cricket gets under way on Saturday when the side travel down to Broxbourne for their traditional warm-up fixture against Essex Seconds (11am).

Aaron Watson has earned himself an exciting trip to South Africa - at a time when most cricketers are taking a break from the sport.

The annual NW Brown Norfolk Twenty20 competition at Manor Park will reach a notable milestone this summer.

A new sponsorship deal has enabled another year of competitive cricket in Norfolk high schools.

A Norfolk cricket team who target worthy causes rather than trophies are on the look-out for new recruits.

Joe Root commiserated with injured seamer Olly Stone after his tour of the West Indies ended on the same day his fellow bowlers filled their boots with wickets in Barbados.

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