Cricket club hit for six

A cricket club in Norfolk says it has been evicted after refusing to abide by new council rules banning players from practising with hard cricket balls.

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Cricket council claims it's been "misrepresented'

Bacton Parish Council in Norfolk says it has been misrepresented after the village cricket club said it had been evicted in a row over practising with a hard cricket ball.

In a statement on its website the council says it has not banned fielding and wicket keeping practice.

There is no restriction on using a cricket ball in matches or other types of cricket practice."

– Bacton Parish Council

The statement continues: "The problems with the cricket club are of a completely different nature and have little to do with health and safety but everything to do with the failure of the club to co-operate with the parish council over a number of matters."

Click here to read the full statement

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