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


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


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.