Mixed Fortunes

The top line from last Saturday was that the Firsts bowled and fielded really well against Division leaders Chadlington, only to not get going with the bat in response to a very getable 141 and ultimately went down, unable to hold-out for a draw.  The Seconds fared similarly, but were Read more…

Weekend of Draws

Two losing draws last Saturday with some intelligent rear-guard batting from the likes of Tom Smith, Matt Carpenter, Georgia Adams and Fleur Eden.  Manny Verma, or should I say Councillor, Manny Verma, showed he still has what it takes with a solid 44 and Adey Bletchly continued to accumulate attractive Read more…

New Club Bell – In Memory of Derek Cheeseman

At this weekend’s home fixture a presentation took place to Jill Cheeseman of the new Club Bell, which has been comissioned in memory of former Club President, Chairman and Player, Derek Cheeseman. Thanks to the individuals who contributed to getting the bell: Simon OldfieldKate WilliamsonDerek BoughtonRob PrestonAdey BletchleyStu LeeceJoe RobertsDavid Read more…

More Rain, No Cricket

Not much to report this week apart from the unseasonal rain and wind that put paid to both our games at the weekend and the majority of games in the League for the third week running.  The women didn’t have a fixture last Sunday either. Hopefully we will get enough Read more…

10 days to go

Just a few notes on preparations for the new season. The Square April has been a month of mainly sunshine, but definitely no showers, in stark contrast to 2019 when the first round of League matches had to be postponed, because most squares had been too wet to work on Read more…

Nets 2021 have begun!

Outdoor nets at the Windmill Centre in Deddington have started and will run at 5.30pm on Wednesdays and Thursdays at least until the start of the playing season next month.  The ladies nets are at 6.30pm on Fridays. The rules around using nets are different from last season, so please Read more…

Deddington Team Wear

Here are the details of the new Club kit website we have set up through Serious Cricket. Visit https://seriouscricket.co.uk/teamwear/stores/deddington-cricket-club/ The flyer gives you all the details, there is a 15% discount we have negotiated on their normal prices, contact Simon for details of how to access this (simon.oldfield0@gmail.com).   We have Read more…

Spring 2021 Update

Player registration Existing members should have received an e-mail from Derek asking for some details to enable us to to register you for the Cherwell League.  Confirmation of your post code, date of birth and contact details are required.  Even if you plan to only play a couple of games, Read more…