June 19, 2017 by Lucy Morgan

In an all-round well-executed display of cricket, Cambridge University Women’s Cricket Club convincingly beat their O*ford counterparts in The Greene King IPA Twenty20 Varsity – winning by 9 wickets, with ...

June 14, 2017 by Ruari Crichard

CUCC Men's Captain Patrick Tice has selected his squad for the T20 Varsity Match on Friday!

June 14, 2017 by Lucy Morgan

T20 Varsity is on the 16th of June, at Fenner’s Cricket Ground. Head down and show your support! Chloe Allison (Captain) Selwyn College MPhil Music     Holly Tasker Gonville ...
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February 26, 2017 by Maya Hanspal

There are plenty of ways to encourage broader engagement with sport, argued Wasim Khan.
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December 12, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Eleven – that mysterious number that always pops up in sports. It has belonged to many a famous sportsperson, including football legend Ryan Giggs, basketball giant Yao Ming, and welsh rugby ...
At 19 years, 297 days, Haseeb Hameed became England's 5th youngest Test debutant.

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November 19, 2016 by Charles Martland

After Haseeb Hameed impressed in the First Test against India last week, Charles Martland analyses the Lancashire batsman and predicts five more players to rise from County Cricket to the international stage.

November 16, 2016 by Jonathan French

As Alastair Cook shook hands with the Indian captain Virat Kohli at the end of the first test at Rajkot, he could reflect on a very satisfying performance from his ...

July 20, 2016 by Tom Colverd

Tom Colverd reports on events of the Varsity Match from Lords

June 28, 2016 by Izhan Khan

Check out who made the team for Friday's Varsity Match!
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June 21, 2016 by Duke

Prejudice and violence on and off the field
A few bad matches can really knock the stuffing out of a batter, especially if they have pre-existing conditions

June 13, 2016 by Duke

Mental health issue effects in sport and how to deal with it
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May 18, 2016 by Izhan Khan

Find out all about the CUCC men playing the T20 Varsity Match - tomorrow!

May 18, 2016 by Charlotte Kenealy

With just a couple of days till their T20 Vastiy, CUWCC are proud to announce their team
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May 12, 2016 by Richard Ollington

The finalists have been announced, who do you think deserves it?

May 12, 2016 by Richard Ollington

The finalists have been announced, who do you think deserves it?

May 7, 2016 by Tom Colverd

Friendly Duke of Norfolk's XI v Cambridge University Cricket Club Blues: Sunday, May 1st
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February 29, 2016 by Richard Ollington

Roundup of the year so far - who is sportiest?

February 2, 2016 by Maya Hanspal

Interested in taking up Cricket? Why not come along to one of CUWCCs training sessions and give it a try
Harry Leitch competes for Scotland

January 24, 2016 by Leonardo Buizza

Dr Harry Leitch, Hawk of the Year 2014, tells us how he thinks Cambridge could better support its sportspeople.
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December 21, 2015 by Richard Ollington

Day 21 reflects on a fun fact about 21 years of the Hockey Varsity Match
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December 20, 2015 by Richard Ollington

On the 20th day, the Blue Bird explores a sport that has the number 20 to thank for its revival amongst the younger generation!
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December 19, 2015 by Izhan Khan

Today's fact is about the vast international success Cambridge has historically enjoyed in a certain bat and ball sport.
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December 18, 2015 by Richard Ollington

Day 18 and we take a look at the history of the Cambridge Varsity Match
Varsity success for the Cambridge Cricket team - we must cherish this tradition

December 15, 2015 by CUCC

The men have announced their squad for the winter training programme. With 5 months to go before the start of the cricket season there is plenty of work to be done!

December 9, 2015 by Ruari Crichard

Last year's Varsity Match commentator looks into the rights and wrongs of eligibility in Oxbridge sport.
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December 8, 2015 by Richard Ollington

On Day 8, we take a look at Jamie Giddins and the multiple sports he plays

November 16, 2015 by Ruari Crichard

RUARI CRICHARD on how sport has again shown its remarkable power to unify in times of strife and despair.

November 12, 2015 by Izhan Khan

The Blue Bird would like to congratulate all the players being recognised for their hard work and dedication; GDBO!
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November 7, 2015 by Oliver Garner

The stats are back! This week: The Sportiest Subjects, the Brainiest Sports and How Hard it is for a Fresher to get a Blue?
Generations of Blues - proud and inspired

October 29, 2015 by Ruari Crichard

When Charles Wordsworth organised the 2-day cricket match between Oxford and Cambridge at Lord’s on 4th June 1827, he could not have imagined the impact this would have on the ...
CUWCC’s opening batsman in action!

September 15, 2015 by Maya Hanspal

CUWCC gives students the chance to be a part of Cambridge's cricketing tradition, while also participating in a rapidly developing women’s sport

September 14, 2015 by Izhan Khan

Calling all cricketers! Can you help CUCC build on last year's enormous success?
Ox v Cam Oxford Cambridge who won the most varsities so far

July 29, 2015 by The Blue Bird

Roundup of the year - who was sportiest?

July 5, 2015 by CUCC

After the agonising defeat at Lords, CUCC bounced back with a comprehensive victory in the four day Varsity match!

June 26, 2015 by CUCC

Can CUCC make it 2 Varsity wins from 2 at Lords tomorrow?

June 14, 2015 by Izhan Khan

CUCC win their first Varsity match in 3 years with a fantastic 4 wicket victory at Fenners

June 9, 2015 by Izhan Khan

CUWCC have released their promo video for Varsity T20!

June 3, 2015 by Izhan Khan

The Blue Bird previews the first of CUCC's Varsity Matches, taking place next Friday. Make sure to get your tickets for one of the highlights of the May week calendar!

May 1, 2015 by CUCC

If selected, he would be the first Cambridge cricketer to play international cricket for England since Ed Smith in 2003.

April 20, 2015 by CUCC

The cricketers finally get a win on the board with a fantastic run chase against a tough Teddington side

April 13, 2015 by Izhan Khan

CUCC travelled to London to play Hampstead CC in their first game of the season

February 20, 2015 by Stephen Rawson

The Blue Bird sat down with the Blues cricket captains Ali Pollock and Chloe Allison for a chat about their upcoming season, the life of a student cricketer and their Varsity hopes and dreams.

February 17, 2015 by CUCC

The 2015 cricket fixtures have been finalized: read on to find out what's in store for the blues this summer.

January 22, 2015 by Frank Sanders

The award offers an opportunity to claim back some of the costs associated with representing the University in sport.

December 16, 2014 by CUCC

The traditional May Week fixture will now be held further in to the summer.

December 3, 2014 by Hattie Wilson

Today the world remembers Philip Hughes.
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November 18, 2014 by Izhan Khan

The Blue Bird is proud to present its first video feature, the Captains Challenge! Izhan Khan explains...

November 12, 2014 by Rebecca Moore

Rebecca Moore contributes a thoughtful article of the role of sport in politics.

October 6, 2014 by Sarah Lombard

With the two different spheres of College and University sport, it’s unusual for a Cambridge student to try an entirely new sport at University level. Whilst it’s a great way to meet people from other Colleges, a fantastic tactic for relaxing after a long day of lectures and supervisions, not everyone is up to the additional challenge of learning a sport from scratch. These brave souls tested the waters as beginners when it seemed like everyone else could already swim.