2 good wins - and never mind the weather

2 good wins – and never mind the weather

After 3 months without much water on the pitch, we got seriously served with enough rain to make it look like we were back in 2010. But the pitch remained rather true, showing that the water had seeped in too…

Match vs Loire – lost to fatigue and weather!

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…

Match vs Petosse (ex-Maillé) – Win n°2

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…

Points race! How to earn more points…

“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…

1st match of the season – a pretty good start

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)….