Club Cricket

Promoted Sides Continues To Struggle

Last season's promoted pair Baildon and Morley continue to find life difficult in Division One of the JCT 600 Bradford League as they suffered yet more defeats. Bottom club Morley lost a low scoring match at home to East Bierley while last season's Second Division champions Baildon were beaten at home by neighbours Saltaire, who are also struggling near the bottom of the table.
27 June 2013

Haverigg Dodge Showers To Make Progress

It was a difficult day for all concerned in the North Lancashire and Cumbria Premier Division as only one match, Haverigg's 175-run victory over Lindal Moor, was played to completion. No play was possible between Keswick and Carlisle and with the other four matches all rain-affected draws, there has been little change in the standings.
25 June 2013

Hampstead Close The Gap On Ealing

Hampstead beat Stanmore by 26 runs to move to within two points of 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League leaders Ealing, who went down by two wickets to Twickenham. They are on 51 points with Hampstead on 49 and Teddington in third on 35 alongside Richmond after wins over Winchmore Hill and Eastcote respectively.
25 June 2013

Totteridge Milhillians Surge Clear At The Top

Totteridge Milhillians have extended their lead at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One to 14 points after challengers Old Fincleians slipped up. Hertford have taken over in second place, with 141 points to Totteridge's 155 and Old Finchleians are two points further back with 139.
25 June 2013

Metcalfe Reaches Milestone In Farsley Win

Former Yorkshire and Nottinghamshire batsman Ashley Metcalfe reached an important landmark in his long career when he became only the second player in the history of the JCT 600 Bradford League to score 16,000 runs. Metcalfe, who has been playing in the league for 30 years, scored the three runs he needed in an innings of 13 to pass that coveted landmark while playing in a Second Division match for leaders Farsley against Gomersal.
20 June 2013

Huge Win Keeps York Clear

Leaders York gained a runaway 123-run win over bottom club Rotherham Town in the Yorkshire ECB Premier League. Foundations for York’s 249 for nine were laid by by Liam McKendry (72) and Alex Collins(63), who put on 110 for the fifth wicket. York then bowled out Rotherham for 126 with Dan Woods taking four for 38 and Duncan Snell three for 17. Ben Sanderson was Rotherham’s best bowler with five for 65.
19 June 2013

Furness Stay On Top After Wet Weekend

Furness remain on top of the North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division after both they and nearest challengers Cleator won on a rain-affected weekend. Furness beat Workington by nine wickets, Cleator beat Lindal Moor by six wickets and Cockermouth beat Millom by seven wickets in the only three games that were played to a conclusion.
17 June 2013

Totteridge Milhillians Make Up Ground

Just one point separates Totteridge Milhillians (125) and Old Finchleians (124) at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League Division One. In what is turning out to be a tightly-contested season, Flitwick (118), Reed (115) and Hertford (111) are also in contention.
17 June 2013

Ealing Beat The Weather To Extend Lead

Ealing took advantage of bad weather elsewhere to establish a 12-point lead over Hampstead at the top of the 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League. While they managed to defeat Finchley by seven wickets, the remaining four matches were either drawn or abandoned as rain interrupted the programme.
17 June 2013

Richard Gould Breaks 110-Year-Old Record

Record breaker Richard Gould wrote himself into the JCT 600 Bradford League history books with a innings of 218 for Gomersal in a second division match against Great Horton. It is the highest individual score in the league's 110-year history, breaking the previous record set by Azam Khan with 214 for Hartshead Moor against Keighley in 1998, which was equalled only a fortnight ago by Windhill’s overseas batsman Fakhar Hussain, also against Great Horton.
15 June 2013

Old Finchleians Win Again As Hertford Falter

Old Fincleians preserved their unbeaten record at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League as Hertford lost theirs, dropping to fourth place in the process. Their defeat to Flitwick, who dismissed them for 73, enabled both Flitwick and Reed to jump ahead of them while Old Finchleians beat Totteridge Milhillians to go six points clear of Flitwick in second place.
10 June 2013

Ealing, Hampstead Win Again To Stay Ahead

There was no change at the top of the 2013 ECB Middlesex Premier League after Ealing beat Hornsey by eight wickets and Hampstead beat Richmond by nine wickets. Ealing, who have now won four times this season, maintain a three-point lead over their nearest challengers.
10 June 2013

G&M Club Player Of The Month - Neil Curnow

St Just batsman Neil Curnow has been named as the first Cricket World Gunn & Moore Club Batsman of the Month of the 2013 season.
7 June 2013

Leaders York Beaten For First Time In A Year

Leaders York suffered their first league defeat for a year when they lost by just three runs against in a tense finish against Driffield. Medium-pace bowler Graeme Wiles took a hat-trick as Harrogate joined York at the top of the table after beating Sheffield United at home by 58 runs.
7 June 2013

Brice Stars As Woodland Extend Their Lead

Chris Brice produced a fine all-round performance as defending champions Woodlands extended their lead in the JCT 600 Bradford League First Division on the day bottom club Saltaire gained a surprise win at Hanging Heaton.
5 June 2013

Carlisle And Furness Stay In The Lead

Carlisle remain on top of the North Lancashire and Cumbria League Premier Division, two points ahead of Furness, after both sides took victories this weekend. Carlisle beat Whitehaven by seven wickets while Furness hammered Millom by 112 runs in a one-sided match.
3 June 2013

Hertford, Old Finchleians Maintain Unbeaten Records

Just two teams - Hertford and Old Finchleians - are now unbeaten at the top of the Saracens Hertfordshire Cricket League after the weekend's action. Hertford dismissed Luton Town & Indians for 74 and cruised to an eight-wicket win while Old Finchleians chased down 273 to beat Ampthill Town.
3 June 2013

Ealing Stay Ahead As Stanmore Drop Back

Ealing mantained their three-point lead over Hampstead at the top of the 2013 Middlesex ECB Premier League as both teams won over the weekend. Ealing were pushed hard by Stanmore before winning by three wickets while Hampstead beat Twickenham by seven wickets. Stanmore's defeat has allowed Richmond, who beat Winchmore Hill by 72 runs, into third place in the table.
3 June 2013

Veteran Spinner Smith Tops Bowling MVPs

Jack Leaning and Luis Reece continue to lead the way in the Cricket World Club Most Valuable Player Batting and Overall Ratings. However, there is a new leader at the top of the Bowling Ratings. Veteran Saffron Walden left-arm spinner Tim Smith has now played the required minimum number of matches to enter the list and does so in top spot.
30 May 2013

Fakhar Hussein Equals Bradford League Record

Overseas batsman Fakhar Hussain equalled the Bradford League’s highest score of 214 as he helped Windhill to a 115-run win at bottom club Great Horton in the Second Division. Hussain slammed 15 sixes and 20 fours as he equalled the record set by Azam Khan playing for Hartshead Moor against Keighley in 1998. It was only the fifth individual score of more than 200 in the 110 year history of the league.
30 May 2013

 
 
 
 

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