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Chalvington and Ripe Cricket Club 

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Did you know?

Chalvington and Ripe Cricket Club is the oldest in the world to still be playing on the original ground and wicket. The Chalvington and Ripe Cricket Club was formed in 1762, though some historians say the club was actually founded five years earlier in 1757.

In the past the club ground at the Yew Tree pub in the Sussex village of Chalvington has played host to many legendary players including Chris Adams, Baroness Rachel Heyhoe-Flint, James Kirtley, Peter Moores, Phil Tufnell, Alan Colin Wells and  W. G. Grace



Cricket at the Yew Tree Inn Chalvington is played from May through to September, during the week and at weekends. Weather permitting a number of full games are played each week and several different sides play from here.

The Yew Tree, a traditional  Sussex village pub, provides a barbecue for the players during the week and on Sundays, the cricket club also provide tea in the pavillion.

If you would like to join the cricket team you can contact the Yew Tree Inn who will put you in touch with the captain of the most relevant team. Ring 01323 811326 for more information

Spectators are always welcome! come along and enjoy the match, catch up with friends and enjoy great food and drink at the Yew Tree, Chalvington, BN27 3TB

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