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Early batters take the points

Early batters take the points

SO MUCH can be decided by the toss of a coin. All this week’s matches in the Church Times Cricket Cup were won by the side that batted first.

Of course, skill came into it, too. One of the most hard-fought matches was between Southwark

When in Rome, the result was a little different

When in Rome, the result was a little different

ROME is a place of gestures. Many of them, after a traffic incident, say, are immediately obvious in their meaning. Others, and this includes ecumenical gestures, are less easy to gauge. It will be some time before the significance of last week’s visit to Rome by the Archbishop of...

Anglicans pay the price of generosity

Anglicans pay the price of generosity

IT WAS a good result. After their narrow defeat in the inaugural match in Canterbury last September, the Vatican cricket side beat the Anglicans by 42 runs in Rome on Saturday. At the Cappannelle ground on the outskirts of Rome, playing in blazing sunshine, the St Peter’s XI posted...

Cricket Cup Final victory was there for the taking

Cricket Cup Final victory was there for the taking

THERE were four overs still to bat. Guildford needed just 20 runs to beat the favourites, London, and spoil their attempt to win three Church Times Cricket Cup finals in succession. Earlier in the game, an upset had seemed probable. At the end, it was still possible

Church Times Cricket Competition

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.

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Our age needs prophets. Where have they gone?

Paul Oestreicher laments the dearth of Christian leaders who can read the signs of the times, and speak out  Subscribe to read more

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