Gloucestershire County Cricket Club is located in Bristol from United Kingdom Country, Founded on 1870 by Mr. WG Grace’s. Mr. WG Grace’s father, Dr Henry Mills Grace was responsible for the early days of GCCC when he founded Mangotsfield Cricket club. In 1872 an invitation came for the team to play at Cheltenham College. The match was organised by Lillywhite, who at the time was the cricket administrator and coach at the college. He was originally from Sussex and had come to Cheltenham College in 1855 at the age of 30. He lived with his family in Montpellier, in a building immediately opposite Le Petit Blanc Brasserie. The family occupied the upper floors of the building and on the ground floor, Lillywhite ran a sports shop. He also founded “Cricketers Companion”, a rival to Wisden. Gloucestershire county cricket club has own ground, The Brightside Ground, Bristol.
Our Mission: “To sustain, develop and grow Gloucestershire County Cricket Club in order to be successful in the enterprise of cricket”.
Mr. Richard Dawson is a head coach of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club. Gloucestershire county cricket club has played, such as Specsavers County Championship Division 2, NatWest T20 Blast (South Group), Royal London One-Day Cup.
The Club has a strong focus on developing young cricketers with many of the current first team developed through the Gloucestershire Cricket Academy. Chris Dent, David Payne, Liam Norwell, Jack Taylor, Craig Miles, Matt Taylor and Miles Hammond in the 2016 first team squad have all graduated from the Academy.
Management Team of Gloucestershire County Cricket Club
Roger Cooke - Chairman
Dr Tim Brain - Deputy Chairman
John Hollingdale - Honorary Treasurer
Peter Jubb - Chairman of Gloucestershire Cricket Board
Mr. Roger Cooke spent his business career as a Chartered Accountant, advising clients as a professional taxation consultant at Arthur Andersen. He was head of the London tax practice for 10 years, before taking over the leadership of the UK and Europe, Middle East, Africa and India tax practices. Roger Cooke spent 2 years in Chicago as world-wide Chief Financial Officer.
Global Cricket Community congratulates Gloucestershire County Cricket Club for run a club in the past years. GCC also appreciates the club for their approach to developing young cricketers and wishes the club all the best for their future.
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