The Norman Barber Trophy
Norman Barber (1944 – 2013)
Norman passed away in 2013 having devoted his entire life to Tintwistle Cricket Club.
Norman began his career in 1954 and became Captain of the Junior XI which won the Glossop and District League Junior Championship. He made his senior debut aged 13 in 1957 which began an unbroken record number of appearances before he retired in 2003. He was a member of one of the most successful 1st XI teams during the 1970’s and 1980’s and contributed to a record number of championship and cup victories. Norman was an aggressive batsman, an excellent bowler and an outstanding first slip fielder.
Norman scored over 10,000 runs, took over 850 wickets and snared over 300 catches during his TCC senior career.
The Norman Barber Trophy is awarded to the batting average competition in the 1st XI.