To make a long story short, we could have won the game, as we had our visitors in a very delicate position, chasing 157, and at one stage on 67/5. BUT – and notice the large “but” – I’m afraid…

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday @ 18h Pitch preparation for Sunday’s match: Friday 18h

A lot less heat this first Sunday of June, which was quite welcome after last week-end’s scorcher. We also used the same pitch, meaning it was very hard and bouncy, but also started to show serious signs of misbehaving in…

“Dry bowling” builds pressure: for every maiden over, bowlers earn an extra point. Catching can turn the tide of a match: 3 catches earn fielders an extra point (so 10 instead of 9). “Grafting” is essential in building a long…

We had been waiting a long time for this first outdoor game, as outdoor practice started as early as April (which almost never happens due to standard weather conditions, but no flooding at all this winter & spring changed everything)….