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Sir Garfield Sobers

15 Jun

Yesterday, the 14th June 2017, West district played their fixture against Colston’s School in Bristol – and guess who should turn up but Gary Sobers !  He was acting in his capacity of cricket ambassador for Barbados, and particularly their schools tournament, and came to Colston’s to extend an early welcome to the School team …

The Forty Club’s Mole Valley Schools Under 14 T/20 Cricket Tournament : WEDNESDAY 24 MAY

26 May

Blessed with perfect weather and under the expert organisation of Adrian Gale, there was an excellent Tournament yesterday featuring Ashcombe School, Howard of Effingham School and St Andrew’s School. Therfield School could not make it this year because of ‘cover’ problems but Howard of Effingham School stepped in and brought their Under 13 side as …

INTER DISTRICT TOURNAMENT RESULTS

19 May

Scotland beat Eastern Counties today by 21 runs.  Playing at the lovely Harrogate CC ground, Scotland posted the target of 211 for 7 and then proceeded to bowl out EC for 190. In another draw, North East district [NE] were unable to field a side and conceded the match to West Midlands [WM] district.  This …

The DCs Day at Dover College

15 May

District Chairman Cliff Hayward was on top of his game for the Forty Club fixture at Dover College. The Forty Club set the target at 226 [for 3 wickets], with B Davis making a superb 102 before he retired but the College’s reply withered in the face of Cliff Hayward’s bowling. He bowled 8 overs, …

NEW PRESIDENT OF MCC IS AN HONORARY LIFE MEMBER OF THE FORTY CLUB

06 May

Lord MacLaurin of Knebworth, an Honorary Life Member of the Forty Club, will be the next President of MCC. Lord MacLaurin joined the Forty Club as a Life Member in 1975 and was subsequently elected as an Honorary Life Member in 2006. It was announced at the MCC Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 3 May …