East Bierley CC set for 150th anniversary celebration

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East Bierley Cricket Club are holding a 150th anniversary celebration on Saturday November 28, when all past players are being invited to attend.

The club have a decorated history and will take their place in the inaugural Bradford Premier League in 2016.

They have won the Bradford League Division One title on five occasions, in 1981, 1988, 1993, 1994 and 1996 and have lifted the Priestley Cup eight times including a hat-trick of wins between 1998 and 2000.

The most famous day in East Bierley’s history came in 1979 when they defeated Welsh side Ynsygerwn in the National Village Knock-out Cup final at Lord’s under the captaincy of Phil Taylor.