Posts tagged: Middlesex CC

SM Ambassador Catherine Dalton loves the Players Pride English Willow bat

By , January 15, 2015 7:18 pm

Catherine Dalton has been sponsored by SM since 2012, and has consistently used the SM Players Pride English Willow bat. She regularly turns out for Halstead CC men’s 1st XI in Essex, together with Finchley Gunns women’s cricket and Middlesex County women’s team.

See the attached link of Catherine putting her SM Players Pride through the paces at her training camp in Bangalore, India.

Cricket Deal Direct who supply Catherine with her SM gear will soon be launching a unique range of women’s cricket gear based on feedback by women cricketers on what features they wanted to see in a dedicated range of kit. During the winter months Cricket Deal Direct has been working hard with their business partner SM who will manufacture the kit. We will announce key launch dates for the range in the coming weeks.

Ian Anderson, Managing Director of Cricket Deal Direct said: As an SM Ambassador Catherine will be directly involved in the UK launch. In the past few years Catherine has had great success using the SM kit range and we are looking forward to that strong relationship continuing.



Sonali Patel Joins CDD Young Elite Players Program

By , December 17, 2014 1:03 pm

Cricket Deal Direct runs an Elite Players kit sponsorship junior whereby we support juniors with a  very special kit package. This programme is aimed at those talented young players (both boys and girls) that are already making their mark at the junior levels.

Sonali Patel (pictured with her SM Warrior T20) is the latest to benefit form this program. Sonali is playing for Harrow Town CC and has made progress into the Middlesex Under 13 girls team.  CDD wish Sonali all the best with her SM cricket equipment.



Girl power on the Cricket field – Sophia Dunkley

By , May 19, 2014 3:51 pm

The start of the 2014 cricketing season has been greatly enhanced by the inclusion of the first girl to ever play for Mill Hill School’s 1st XI. Sophia Dunkley has enjoyed a great start to the season and has become the first girl to play for the 1st XI in the history of the School helping enormously towards a 100% winning start. She is currently the leading wicket taker for the Firsts and has also assisted with the bat….Sophia is sponsored by Cricket Deal Direct

She is also currently training and playing for the full Middlesex ladies team and is looking to become a professional player in the future following the footsteps of a recent alumnus Adam Rossington, who is currently playing for the Middlesex men’s team. thats what we call girl power!!



Sophia is sponsored by Cricket Deal Direct

Sophia is sponsored by Cricket Deal Direct

CDD pleased to announce Sponsorship of Ravi Patel of Middlesex CC

By , February 25, 2014 6:57 pm

Cricket Deal Direct are very  pleased to announce Sponsorship of Ravi Patel of Middlesex CC. Ravi is a young up and coming player for Middlesex Cricket Club with his main trade his left arm spin. Ravi has also played for Loughborough MCCU. Ravi will be using his SM soft protection gear this year as well as the SM Cricket Bats.

We wish him the best of luck for the season!

Gurit Sandhu, a professional cricketer at Middlesex is now sponsored by Cricket Deal Direct

By , December 23, 2013 1:41 pm

Gurit has recently signed a 2 year contract extension to his contract with Middlesex County Cricket club. He is now into his third year as a professional Cricketer. He started out with the academy from the age of 16-18. and having completed a year’s scholarship and then signed a contract aged 19.

Gurit tells us that some of his memorable moments include  Making his debut aged 19 against Sri Lanka. “A tough intro!!” and on his list A debut when he took 3-28 against Essex at Lords including the key wicket of Ravi Bopara. Then for his T20 debut he was on a hat-trick ball in his first over.


Gurit Sandhu sponsored by Cricket Deal Direct

Looks like Gurit always make a favourable first impression and he certainly has with us. As part of our sponsorship we have supplied Gurit with two SM bats namely the Players Pride and US100

Cricket Deal Direct sponsors Harry Podmore of Middlesex CC

By , November 27, 2013 12:31 pm

We are delighted to announce the sponsorhip of Harry Podmore

Harry is a a rising star at just 19 and whilst yet to make his debut for Middlesex County Cricket Club first team  it won’t be long. Harry is a right arm medium-fast bowler and has been the leading wicket taken for Middlesex seconds 2 years in a row. He signed his first full time professional contract with the club in September.

Away from cricket, if that is possible!  he enjoys playing golf with the boys on days off.

Ian Anderson of Cricket Deal Deal Direct and SM wish Harry every sucesses in the future and hope he enjoys the kit.