Alderley Edge Cricket club is one of the premier cricket clubs in the county with teams ranging from u9 to > 40’s. The Wizards are the >40’s team who play in the Cheshire County Cricket League on Wednesday evenings from the beginning of May to the first Wednesday in August. The format is 20/20 with batsmen retiring if they reach 30 and bowlers limited to no more than 4 overs.
The standard is competitive. After each match there is a dinner usually accompanied by self deprecating conversation. Many of the Wizard players didn’t play their senior cricket at the club but have recently moved to the area, or have sons or daughters who play in the junior teams.
The club itself was Founded in 1870, and is set at the foot of the Edge with beautiful views across the Cheshire countryside. It is a fantastic setting for Cricket, Hockey, Squash and Tennis where members benefit from great facilities and one of the best clubhouses in England. The club offers sports for all and welcome new members, age and ability are no barriers!