Cricket Dinner 2014

03 Jul 2014

On Thursday 03 July Castle View Enterprise Academy hosted its inaugural Cricket Academy Awards Dinner for Cricket Academy players and their parents.  Also in attendance were students and parents from partner primary schools across the region, to celebrate their commitment to CVCA’s unique Talent Identification Programme. 

CVCA welcomed special guest Gordon Muchall, ex England Under-19 captain and current Durham County Cricket Club player. 

An entertaining evening was complemented with first-class in-house catering as the guests enjoyed a three-course meal, with wonderfully attentive service from our newly-appointed Lead Students.  Awards were presented for batting, bowling and for the Players of the Year, together with scoring and umpiring awards presented by Mr Keith Sutherland (English Cricket Board Regional Educational Officer) and Mr Peter Connolly (Durham Cricket Board Secretary). 

The major awards received are outlined below. 

The evening ended with a question and answer session, during which Gordon gave his thoughts on English cricket, his own career and how the Cricket academy students can look to improve their personal performances.

Anth Marshall


Primary Awards

Player of the Year – Zach Marshall

Batting – Matthew Selling

Bowling – Emily Stockdale

Fielding – Lewis Connolly

Most Improved – Abi Wilkinson

Commitment – Callum Richardson


Player of the Year – Dylan Clark-Rich

Batting – Thomas Green

Bowling – Owen Rooks


Player of the Year – Elliott Campbell

Batting – Elliott Campbell

Bowling – Aaron Mitchell

Hat-trick – Aaron Mitchell

Tour of Manchester

Player of the Tour – Aaron Mitchell

Best Tourist – Asa McCormick

Personality of the Tour – Dylan Clark-Rich