Another pitch: the final of the Church Times Cricket Competition, between Guildford and London, takes place on Thursday 3 September at the Walker Ground in Southgate, north London. Spectators are very welcome.
LICHFIELD arrived in Southgate, north London, for the fourth
time in five years with something to prove. They and London were
finalists last year, and Lichfield had been humbled, having batted
first and been all out for 132 in 34.4 overs. London had needed
only 24.2 overs to...
IN THE 2014 Church Times Cricket Cup final, last year's
finalists, London and Lichfield, will battle it out again, after
overcoming Guildford and Leicester this week.
In the first semi-final, Guildford won the toss
against London in a match that was pre-arranged
for 40 overs,...
Stephen Fay sees
London triumph at Southgate
THE semi-finals of the 2013 Church Times Cricket Cup took place
in warm sunshine on Monday - an improvement on last year when both
semi-finals fell victim to the rain.
MORE fine cricket took place on Monday, as the quarter-finalists
in the 2013 Church Times Cricket Cup fought it out for a place in
THE rain held off for the final group matches of the 2013
Church Times Cricket Cup this week. Winchester and
Chichester played at Seaford College, Petworth, on Monday to decide
the group winner.
THE 2013 Church Times Cricket Cup has so far been largely spared
the awful weather that hampered last year's tournament. A number of
group matches were played in glorious sunshine on Monday.
LICHFIELD - finalists in 2011, and winners in 2010 - made a
confident start to the 2013 Church Times Cricket Cup, taking on
Birmingham on a damp, cold, overcast day at Harborne Cricket Club
on 29 April.
John Saxbee, a fan of Somerset CC, welcomes the
new cricket season with a sermon
THIS time last year I was invited to watch England play West
Indies in a Test cricket match at Trent Bridge. Sunshine, good
company, and some superb cricket. It was a fantastic day. But the
day became even better when I met Geoffrey Boycott, the former
England batsman and a...