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South Africa Tour – Match Eight

06 Dec

vs Claremont CC Last time we visited Claremont they took us to the cleaners so this time we wanted to make amends. We won the toss and elected to field and two early stumping by Kyle Bradley raised the spirits as we had them 47 for 2. Phil Deakin bowled their number 4, and an …

South Africa Tour – Match Seven

06 Dec

vs Bellville CC We have gone and done it again – we have WON ANOTHER match!. BCC batted first in a 35 over match [we wanted 35, they wanted 30, we settled on 32; then along came Neil Watson who laid down the law] and they posted 146 for 8. Deepak Sinha bowled 6 overs …

South Africa Tour – Match Six

06 Dec

vs Garden Old Boys CC [at Western Province Oval]. Are you ready for this? WE WON ! We have just won the first match on this tour! We “won the toss” and batted first, were 3 down for 41 but then put together a stand of 72 for the 4th wicket and then, whilst Jon …

South Africa Tour – Match Five

06 Dec

vs Scorpions CC I know what you’re thinking – they’ve gone and lost again! All this promise and ambition and they keep losing. This time we actually started pretty well, with Kevin Bissett [21], Phil Deakin [85] and Jon Thornton [58] pushing the score board along but we were not positive enough at the very …

South Africa Tour – Match Four

30 Nov

Vs Cape Town CC To be fair this was not our finest day at the office. CTCC had gathered together a young side, very pleasant and amiable, but competent cricketers nonetheless who could bowl and bat. Although we got them 4 down for 84 they then fielded the heavy guns to finish on 233 all …