History

Cricket Chat UK initially started in October 2016 as a secret Facebook group of twenty people who shared all things cricket with each other. Within a year, the group expanded to over 290 people which gave us the idea of sharing what makes Cricket Chat UK special to the wider world.

The Founders

Yas Rana

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Yas has written for the Guardian, All Out Cricket, the ICC, Durham CCC, Chance to Shine, Cricket United and has been the editor-in-chief of The Tab Edinburgh. He’s also a military medium first change bowler who, if he’s lucky, bats at nine.

Olly Tapper

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Olly is Head of sport at Cam FM and has commentated at Lord’s. He’s also a fervent campaigner for the off stump guard after being repeatedly bowled trying to leave the ball in his earlier years.