1st XI With Barkat sequestered away in deepest darkest Wales for the weekend vice captain Brian won the toss on an overcast morning at Cutteslowe and asked Kidlington to bat first. On a fast and true Cutteslowe track (yes, you… Read More »Cherwell League 4th September: The Final Accounting
1st XI The 1s lost the toss away at Hanbrough and were asked to bat on a fast-paced pitch with variable bounce and produced an excellent example of a how to construct an innings to post a competitive 242: Mark… Read More »Cherwell League 28 August: Penultimate Week
1st XI Match Summary From the vantage point of Boars Hill, the 1’s watched the rain clouds scudding through the Thames Valley and counted themselves lucky not to lose more than 4 overs to showers. Inserted by W&BH, the 1’s… Read More »Cherwell League 7 August: Victims of Zeus & Tyche
1st XI Match abandoned – incident documented in The Sun Match Scorecard 2nd XI Match Scorecard 3rd XI On a day when there was a 60% chance of rain the 3’s were very grateful for the 40% as the skies… Read More »Cherwell League 24 July: An arresting episode
1st XI On an overcast day, an important toss was won by Toby after Barkat and Brian were delayed. Minster reported this to be their 9th lost toss in a row and Wolves elected to bowl. Opening bowler Rahul was… Read More »Cherwell League 10 July: The Holy Grail!
1st XI Starting early at Kidlington (midday!) to try and finish in time for the football, the 1’s won the toss and elected to field. After a couple of early breakthroughs the Kidlington number 3 rode his luck all the… Read More »Cherwell League 3 July: Its coming home early (to get to the pub)
1st XI Match Summary The 1’s won the toss and asked Hanborough to bat on a drying Cutteslowe wicket. Tight bowling from everyone, including 5 for 28 from Barkat, restricted Hanborough to 139 in 46.5 overs. There were three catches… Read More »Cherwell League 26 June: The lucky hat