The draw for the 2017 National Village Cup takes place at Lord's Cricket Ground on Friday 17th February.
The Cricketer is delighted to announce that Gunn & Moore will be the Official Cricket Brand of the National Village Cup 2017.
Gunn & Moore is pleased to announce the signing of England Lions and Essex CCC batsman Tom Westley to a long term equipment contract with the company.
Gunn & Moore is delighted to announce that Jonathan Trott has renewed his association with the company by signing a new sponsorship agreement after a 4-year break.
On the same day he signed a new contract extension with GM, Northamptonshire opening batsman and new England recruit Ben Duckett crowned a memorable season by making history as the first ever winner of the two headline honours at the NatWest Professional Cricketers’ Awards at last night’s glittering presentation ceremony in London.
Ben Duckett and Zafir Ansari have been selected in the England Test Squad for the upcoming tour to Bangladesh which was announced this morning.
Gunn & Moore is delighted to announce that Corey Anderson (Canterbury and New Zealand) has re-signed for GM for another 3 years which will see him through to the 2019 World Cup.
It’s been a stunning few days of run-scoring for GM’s Daniel Bell-Drummond, Ben Duckett, and Dawid Malan, who have been excelling on one-day duty for the England Lions.
As Jake Ball steps out to make his senior England debut today, he will be celebrating signing a new long-term sponsorship with Gunn & Moore as well as getting his hands on a coveted Test cap.
Following on from the excellent start to the season made by our GM ambassadors, they have continued to produce excellent performances in May and early June, while James Vince made a solid start to his England Test career against Sri Lanka.
Several Gunn & Moore players have enjoyed good starts to the domestic season as the Specsavers County Championship is up and running – rain and snow permitting, that is.
Gunn and Moore is proud to announce that England and Hampshire batsman James Vince has signed a new long term equipment contract with the company.
GM is proud to announce that it has been voted Best Cricket Brand 2016 by readers of Sporting Goods Business (SGB, the UK’s leading sports trade magazine.
Gunn and Moore is delighted to announce that England & Sussex premier batter Sarah Taylor has signed a new long term kit contract with the company ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup. This comes after playing her 100th One Day International for England and being named ‘Player of the Series’ in the recent T20 matches against South Africa with scores of 74* , 66 & 60.
Gunn & Moore’s Sarah Taylor will become just the 23rd women – and seventh from England – to reach a century of One-Day Internationals when her side takes on South Africa at Centurion tomorrow.
Gunn & Moore’s Jack Burnham has been one of the stars of the ICC Under-19 World Cup in Bangladesh, notching up three centuries to guide England into the fifth/sixth place play-off against Pakistan.
Stephen Cook became the 100th debutant to score a Test century when he hit 115 on day one of the fourth Test against England at Centurion.
Gunn & Moore is delighted to announce a new sponsorship agreement with Pro Coach Cricket Academy to support their various cricket coaching programmes throughout Yorkshire and their students.
Gunn & Moore have announced that they are parting company with Joe Root as at the end of September 2015.
GM ambassador Joe Root was rewarded for his consistency during the Ashes series with the Compton-Miller medal, awarded to the player of the series.
Joe Root’s 433 runs in the four Ashes Tests this summer have propelled England to victory and himself to the top of the ICC Test rankings.
Our Gunn & Moore ambassadors have been scoring runs aplenty this month – in the international arena, the domestic game and against the touring Australians as well.
Two of Gunn & Moore’s rising stars, Adam Lyth and Dane Vilas, have been making the headlines this month.
Since 1885, Gunn & Moore has been at the forefront of cricket bat manufacture in the UK, but never resting on their laurels they are always looking for ways to stay at the cutting edge of cricket bat design.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that Team GM player Joe Root has been named as the England Men's Cricketer of the Year for 2014-2015, recognising his outstanding performance in international cricket since May 2014.
You know that summer is really about to start when everybody starts building up to the first Test at Lord’s. New Zealand – with Ross Taylor and Corey Anderson involved - will be England’s opponents and we now know that GM’s Adam Lyth will make his Test debut against the Black Caps.
England women’s fast bowler Kate Cross has become the first woman to play in the 123-year-old Central Lancashire League (CLL), after making her debut for Heywood Cricket Club men’s first XI away at Clifton Cricket Club.
It has been a promising start to 2015 for Team GM with plenty to report both on and off the field with Yorkshire’s Adam Lyth leading the way.
Earlier this year the Tom Maynard Trust teamed up with leading cricket equipment manufacturer Gunn & Moore to provide support for one Academy player at each of the two counties Tom played for, Glamorgan and Surrey, with the establishment of the new TMGM Bursary.
Sussex and England wicket-keeper batsman Sarah Taylor was today awarded the ICC Women’s One-Day International (ODI) Cricketers of the Year Award.
Yorkshire openers Adam Lyth and Alex Lees have been named the Professional Cricketers' Association Player and Young Player of the Year respectively.
After the success of the England Women’s cricket team winning back-to-back Women’s Ashes series and reaching the ICC Women’s World Twenty20 final in Bangladesh in March, Jenny Gunn has been awarded an MBE as part of the Queen’s Birthday Honours list.
Leading cricket retailer Mr Cricket has teamed up with premier English cricket bat manufacturer Gunn & Moore to launch a new GM ‘Hero’ cricket bat to support one of the UK’s favourite charities, Help for Heroes (H4H).
The Tom Maynard Trust has teamed up with leading cricket equipment manufacturer Gunn & Moore to provide support for one Academy player at each of the two counties Tom played for, Glamorgan and Surrey, with the establishment of a new TMGM Bursary.
Alex Hales became the first England player ever to score an international Twenty20 hundred and in doing so helped England beat Sri Lanka and keep alive a realistic chance of progressing in ICC Twenty20 2014.
South Africa’s Test captain and GM star Graeme Smith ended his 347-match International career after the third Sunfoil Test against Australia at Sahara Park Newlands.
GM is delighted to announce the signing of young Surrey batsman and wicket keeper Rory Burns to Team GM.
A little over a year ago Gunn & Moore player Jordan Silk was a substitute fielder for Australia in a Test match and yet to make his first-class debut for Tasmania. Now, he is the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year, having been rewarded by his peers for an unfashionably patient approach to batting, and some spectacular tricks turned in the field.
England and Nottinghamshire off spinner Graeme Swann today announced his retirement from international and first-class cricket.
Everyone associated with Gunn & Moore is deeply saddened by the news that Reg Simpson, our former Managing Director, has died aged 93.
During Joe Root’s recent visit to the GM factory to pick up his bats for the current tour to Australia, Six 6 for Test Matches and Octane for ODIs and T20s, he took part in an interesting photo shoot.
Derbyshire captain and Team GM member Wayne Madsen has been awarded the inaugural Christopher Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket Elite Award.
Four of Gunn & Moore’s Ambassadors – Jenny Gunn, Joe Root, Graeme Swann and Sarah Taylor – ended the summer as Ashes winners.
For England's Gunn & Moore ambassadors Joe Root and Graeme Swann, the Lord’s Test couldn’t have gone much better.
Before the Trent Bridge Test Match, Shane Watson took a break from training to visit the Gunn & Moore bat factory in Nottingham, England, to collect his bat for the Ashes.
Jenny Gunn’s international-best 5-22 condemned Pakistan Women to a 111-run defeat at Louth in the first of two NatWest Women’s One-Day Internationals.
Matthew Fisher, a GM sponsored player from York, has broken a 91-year-old record to become the youngest cricketer to play in a competitive first class county game.
If there were any questions about GM’s Joe Root’s right to bat in England’s middle-order ahead of the New Zealand Test series, he answered them emphatically with a string of performances that won him the man-of-the-series award.
GM is delighted to announce that Sarah Taylor, considered by many to be the best lady cricketer in the world, has joined Team GM.
Team GM’s Joe Root went in to the start of the 2013 county season on the back of a difficult three Tests in New Zealand, where he had scored 88 runs in five innings. Some might have been questioning whether he was indeed worth his place in the middle-order. Now, after hitting 501 runs for Yorkshire since his return, he has been chosen to lead the England Lions and his place at Lord’s on 16th May looks assured.
Middlesex girls Anna Nicholls and Maia Bouchier got their season off to a flying start. Playing for the County's U15 Girls' Team and both using Gunn & Moore bats, Anna and Maia put on an opening stand of 237 off just 40 overs. Both were not out, Anna scoring 108 of the total, with Maia close behind on 107.
Gunn & Moore pair Ross Taylor and Joe Root played significant roles for their respective sides as England drew level with New Zealand in the ODI at Napier.
GM players Michael Lumb and Alex Hales led the charge as England clinched a 2-1 Twenty20 International series win over New Zealand in emphatic style, crushing the Black Caps by 10 wickets in the decisive match in Wellington.
Team GM Stars Shane Watson and Joe Burns both picked up major accolades at last night’s Allan Border Medal function, winning Australia’s Twenty20 Player of the Year and the Bradman Young Cricketer of the Year award, respectively.
Double World Cup winner Beth Morgan has announced her retirement from international cricket following the recurrence of a shoulder injury.
After a long and successful association spanning from South African schoolboy to the present day, Gunn & Moore has announced that their sponsorship agreement with Jonathan Trott has come to an end.
A masterful 62 not out from New Zealand captain and Team GM star Ross Taylor wasn't enough for the Kiwi's to beat the West Indies and advance to the semi final stage of the T20 World Cup.
Shane Watson's incredible displays at the World Twenty20 continued as he inspired Australia to a resounding eight-wicket win over South Africa to effectively seal a semi-final spot.
Joe Root was awarded the coveted John Arlott Cup as NatWest PCA Young Player of the Year last night at the NatWest PCA Awards at Battersea Evolution.
An inspired hundred from New Zealand’s captain, Ross Taylor, helped the visitors to a commanding first innings total of 365 in the 2nd Test match against India in Bangalore.
Despite the best efforts of Team GM's Travis Head, Australia lost to India in the ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup final yesterday in Townsville.
Nothing typifies the future of Gunn and Moore than these pictures of new apprentice James Perkins being put through his paces by master craftsman Kevin Stimpson.
A century for Graeme Smith in his 100th Test Match for South Africa - also his 100th Test Match using Gunn & Moore. We couldn't have written the script.
Today’s Investec Test Match at the Kia Oval is Graeme Smith’s 100th Test Match and to mark the occasion Gunn & Moore has presented Graeme with a specially engraved GM cricket bat.
Team GM’s Alex Hales fell one run short of England's first Twenty20 international hundred but his 99, in a record 159-run partnership with Ravi Bopara, powered the home side to a convincing seven-wicket victory against West Indies at Trent Bridge yesterday.
ECB and Surrey County Cricket Club can confirm that the Surrey batsman Tom Maynard has been confirmed dead by the Metropolitan Police.
Tino Best produced a world record innings by a Test No. 11 on his return to the West Indies Test side, a fantastical affair that shattered England's faint chances of winning the current Edgbaston Test against in the process.
Western Australian batsman Liam Davis and Queensland's young star Joe Burns have both been included in Australia's A One-Day International tour of England.
Gunn & Moore’s Daniel Bell-Drummond hit an unbeaten century to become the most prolific one-day batsman in England Under-19s history as the young Lions beat Australia by three wickets.
A masterful half-century to captain Shane Watson helped Australia edge out the West Indies in the fifth and final one-day international at Saint Lucia to level the series at 2-2.
GM rising star, Joe Burns, has capped off a stellar season in first-class cricket by helping Queensland win the Sheffield Shield Final over Tasmania at the Gabba’ by three wickets.
Shane Watson picked up the highest honours in both limited-overs formats at the Allan Border Medal last night in Melbourne. The Australian vice-captain, who famously won the Player of the Year Award in 2010 and 2011, missed out on the main prize this time out, but was still named One-Day International (ODI) and Twenty20 Player of the Year.
Shane Watson’s long-awaited return to first-class cricket from a series of hamstring and calf injuries was not a happy one - thanks largely to GM’s Adam Voges and Liam Davis - as Western Australia thumped New South Wales by an innings and 323 runs in Perth overnight.
A Brentwood schoolboy has just returned from his first England Under-19 cricket tour. Playing two years ahead of himself, Gunn & Moore Academy player Kishen Velani, 17, played in six out of his country's seven One-Day games in Bangladesh and now hopes his performances earn him his first trips to Australia – firstly for a quad series in March and then the Under-19 World Cup in August.
England could not avoid a humiliating 3-nil whitewash by a rejuvenated Pakistan in the UAE, despite the best efforts of GM’s Graeme Swann and Jonathan Trott, who bagged 13 wickets and scored 161 runs respectively.
Dane Vilas achieved a world best wicket-keeping performance when he played an innings of more than 150 and completed 10 dismissals behind the stumps as the Cape Cobras overwhelmed the Knights by an innings and 54 runs at the Diamond Oval in Kimberley on Saturday.
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Shane Watson helped lead New South Wales to the semi-final of the Champions League Twenty20 competition in India. Former Australian fast bowler Stuart Clark and keeper-batsman Daniel Smith also stared for the Australian state team.
Twenty two of the world’s greatest living fast bowlers came to London this week in support of cricket’s favourite charity, The Lord’s Taverners, for a series of special events that will never again be repeated – and Gunn & Moore were on hand to help.
Alex Hales was named NatWest PCA Young Player of the Year at the PCA awards ceremony in London last night.
On the day that Graeme Swann captains England for the first time, he will also be using a new GM Epic bat in the T20 series against The West Indies, starting today at The Oval.
Tom Maynard and Chris Schofield helped their Surrey side inflict yet another Finals loss for Somerset.
Graeme Swann has been appointed captan of the England T20 squad for the forthcoming two match NatWest International Twenty20 series against West Indies commencing on Friday September 23 at the Kia Oval.
Jonathan Trott, who scored more than 1,000 runs in both Test and One-Day internationals at averages of 65 and 48 respectively, was named Cricketer of the Year at the ICC's Awards Dinner in London, which also recognised success for both Graeme Swann and Ryan ten Doeschate in a great night for Gunn & Moore players.
England cricketer Claire Taylor today announced her retirement from international cricket.
Shane Watson was recently unveiled as Australia’s Test and One-day vice-captain, taking over the realms from Michael Clarke, who replaces Ricky Ponting as team captain.
Jonathan Trott has topped the FTI MVP Rankings for the 2010/11 winter after cementing his position as England’s most consistent batsmen across both the Test and 50 over formats of the game.
Congratulations to Ryan ten Doeschate who struck a brilliant hundred.
Gunn & Moore is proud to announce that 8 members of the England U19's squad on their forthcoming tour of Sri Lanka in January 2011 are members of Team GM.
Graeme Swann has been nominated for the BBC Sports Personality of The Year Award.
Graeme Swann and Adam Lyth have both been honoured with awards from the Professional Cricketers’ Association at their annual awards ceremony last night.
In taking the wicket of Mohammed Yousuf at The Brit Oval yesterday, Graeme Swann took his 100th test wicket in his 23rd test match. He also became the quickest English bowler in terms of time to achieve this feat – one year and 252 days.
Congratulations to Yorkshire’s Adam Lyth from everyone at Gunn & Moore on becoming the first player to score 1,000 championship runs in the 2010 season.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) has announced that Graeme Swann has topped the FTI MVP Rankings for the 2009/10 winter. In doing so the off-spinner beat off strong competition from Stuart Broad and Paul Collingwood to claim the £2,000 prize that he’s donated to Lowes Syndrome Trust
Jonathan Trott today became only the seventh English batsman in history to score a double-century at Lord’s and the first anywhere since 2007 .....
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) today announced that Graeme Swann has won the ECB Men’s Cricketer of the Year Award.
Following the success of the Art of Batmaking videos, GM Cricket TV is today launching a new channel featuring interviews with many of the top international and county players in Team GM.
Gunn & Moore are pleased to announce that Hampshire cricketer James Vince has joined Team GM on a long term contract.
Congratulations to Shane Watson from everyone at Gunn & Moore for being named both the Allan Border Medallist for 2010 and Australia’s One-Day International Player of the Year, two of the most prestigious awards in Australian cricket.