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)….

Your Mission : drive to Fontenay le Comte and bring back the silverware. Missions status : DONE And now to serious cricket !

4 teams entered : Doué, Saumur, Thouars, All Stars (Doué + Saumur extra players) Round-robin – 6 over matches with 30′ time limit – 7 batting 7 fielding Match 1 : Saumur 26/6 (4.5 overs) – Doué 27/1 (4 overs)…