Middlesex County Cricket Club
is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh
structure, representing the historic county
. It was announced in February 2009 that Middlesex changed their limited overs name from the Middlesex Crusaders, to the Middlesex Panthers
, following complaints made by Muslim and Jewish communities., The Daily Telegraph
, 2 February 2009. Limited-overs kit colours are dark blue and pink quarters and from 2007, Middlesex have worn exclusive pink shirts during their Twenty20 matches in support of the Breakthrough Breast Cancer
charity. To go along with their re-branding, Middlesex also introduced a new main sponsor for the 2009 season.
The club plays most of its home games at Lord's Cricket Ground
in St John's Wood
, which is owned by Marylebone Cricket Club
. The club also plays some games around the county at the Walker Ground in Southgate
which hosts the annual Middlesex County Cricket Festival, Uxbridge CC in Uxbridge
and The Old Deer Park
(home of Richmond CC).
Middlesex CCC has an indoor school based in Finchley and the Middlesex Academy officially opened in October 2003 to provide specialist coaching to the 12 best county prospects. A project was introduced at Radlett Cricket Club in 2010 to offer the cricketers increased training facilities.
Currently Richard Scott
is the Head Coach, Neil Dexter
County Captain and Angus Fraser
is Managing Director of Cricket
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