Club of the Week - Bologna Cricket Club


club of the week - bologna cricket club

Bologna Cricket Club is a cricket team, founded in 1986 in Bologna. The Bologna Cricket Club is a historical club of the city of Bologna that plays competitive Cricket and participated in the Serie A Championship in 2019 and has a complete youth sector. The Bologna Cricket team is 34 years old and has been active since 1986. The Bologna Cricket Club is one of the oldest associations registered in this discipline, has been present continuously in Serie A since 1989. It boasts a particularly significant Palmares of successes in the youth categories also for the ability of the club to aggregate young people of all ethnic groups interested in the sport. Among the members of the club, doubled in the last 10 years, there are 9 different nationalities, coming from 3 continents.

Fabbio Fabbri Cricket Ground, Bologna
Fabbio Fabbri Cricket Ground, Bologna

The Bologna Cricket Club has won 13 Italian Youth Championships, in the various age categories, of which 7 have been won in the last 9 years since it had the opportunity to play at the “La Dozza” pitch in the Navile district. Furthermore, in these 37 years, Bologna has won an Italian indoor title in 2003 and two Italian Cups, in 2003 and 2004.

The multicultural character of the Bologna Cricket Club is also manifested in the promotional activities carried out with local institutions and in the schools of the metropolitan city. For years the “National Cricket Day for Refugees” has been organized in Bologna.

The club led by the president Abul Khayer, active player and captain of the first team and former assistant coach of the National Women's Cricket Team.

RegionEmilia Romagna
Home GroundFabbio Fabbri
La Dozza
AddressVia Romita, 40127 Bologna BO, Italy
PresidentAbul Khayer
Phone+39 0516037264
Teams1st XI, U19, U17, U15, U13