Middlesex Cricket Club was founded on 2 February 1864. Middlesex County Cricket Club’s debut on the field came on 6 and 7 June 1864, when Sussex County Cricket Club visited the Cattle Market Ground Islington as the club’s first competitive opponents. Mr. Vyell Edward Walker stole the show, taking match figures of 14 for 111 from 75 overs, to get Middlesex off to a winning start by a margin of an innings and 52 runs. Although they started playing at Home Of Cricket Lords Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood, London since 1877.
In 1893, Middlesex CC's Andrew Stoddart had the honor of becoming the first Middlesex player to captain the England Test side, leading his country to Ashes success against the touring Australians that summer. In the year of 1903, Middlesex Cricket Club became England County Champions for the very first time, they had exceptionally good season, and they just suffered one defeat in whole season.
Middlesex Cricket involves all cricket activity in the county, and brings together the three principal sections, namely Middlesex County Cricket Club (the professional game), Middlesex Cricket Board (the recreational game), and the Middlesex Cricket Trust (the charitable arm supporting clubs and schools in Middlesex). Middlesex Cricket Club is one of the most reputed and most successful cricket club in the England Domestic County cricket game. Middlesex cricket club has a history of over a hundred and fifty years and the club has played an important role in developing many cricketing giants such as Denis Compton, Mike Gatting, John Emburey and Andrew Strauss to name but a few. This tradition of develop and explore players continues to the modern day, with the club’s current playing class including England One Day captain, Eoin Morgan, plus England Internationals Nick Compton and Steven Finn. Brandon McCullum is also a part of Professional Team of Middlesex Cricket Club.
The Middlesex Cricket Board (MCB) is the local governing body for competitive Cricket in Middlesex and in release this role to adapt and adopt local policies, interpret and observe to national directives and rules, regulations, policies and procedures of the ECB. Middlesex Cricket Board encourage, support and promote the playing and development of the game of competitive cricket at all levels and age groups in Middlesex, and in so doing to promote excellence in playing, coaching, officiating and the provision of playing facilities for competitive cricket in Middlesex.
The Middlesex Cricket Trust (MCT) was created to support and encourage the development of cricket and cricketers in Middlesex, through the distribution of grants and the provision of valuable information.
Mike Brearley and Mike Gatting were the two most successful captains for Middlesex Cricket Club. Under Mike Brearley captaincy led club to incredible four country championship title and two Gillette Cup in 1977 and 1980. From 1983 Middlesex cricket Club won three championship titles, the NatWest Trophy twice in 1984 and 1988, the Benson and Hedges Cup in 1983 and 1986 and the Sunday League in 1992 during 15 years of Mike Gatting captaincy. In 2008 Ed Smith led Middlesex to the Twenty20 Cup, and under the guidance of Neil Dexter in 2011, the Division Two title was won and Middlesex were promoted back into the top flight of the County Championship where they consist today.
Middlesex Cricket have a Professional Cricket Club, Women’s Cricket Team.
Official Website : http://www.middlesexccc.com/
Global Cricket Community appreciates Middlesex Cricket Club for its invaluable contribution towards developing and promoting quality cricket in England and congratulates the club for its huge accomplishments. GCC is glad to promote such high quality and genuine cricket club all around the world. GCC wishes Middlesex Cricket Club all the best for its future.