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 take a bit of time to read through these notes as it will make sure all participants are able to use the nets in a 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 selected a range of match and training kit that should provide you with everything you need to look the part and play your best when 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, it is best for us to have you registered before the start of the season, as there is a per person charge if this is Read more…

January 2021 Update – Hoping for a longer season

It maybe the start of the year, but thoughts are already turning to a new Cricket season.  Lockdowns, new variants, and vaccination programmes aside, the Club remain hopeful that a more complete season will be possible this year compared to last.  And there is plenty to be positive about when thinking of what is to come. New League For 2021, Deddington’s adult teams will be playing in an expanded Cherwell Cricket League which has absorbed Read more…

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021

Well it’s been a funny old year………what with one thing and another.The December weather is appropriately dismal as I write this, but the days will soon start to lengthen, the COVID vaccination programme is underway and we have 5 days coming up to entertain friends and family. 2020 – Desolation Row It is difficult to believe that it was this March when we had three weeks of indoor nets at Sibford school, we had arranged Read more…

Sausages and Chips

Freeland v Deddington 3rd August 2020 On a warm and sunny day heralding in August, things looked fair for Deddington’s second game in the revised Telegraph Cup away at Freeland. With two debutants in Will Gilbert and Paul Lazenbury, the team had a fresh look, but it was seasoned opening bowlers, Stu Leece and Rob Barton who gave Deddy a good start, with some tight bowling and on a pitch of variable bounce.  Catching practice Read more…

Sodden Law

Deddington v Wolvercote II Saturday 25th July 2020 At last, competitive Cricket got underway In this strangest of Seasons with the opening game in the rearranged Telegraph Cup.  And naturally, the Great British weather, decided that thundery rain showers were the order of the day.  However, this was not going to dampen the enthusiasm of both teams and winning the toss Deddington opted to bat in front of a larger crowd than England could claim Read more…

May 2020 update – COVID-19 delays cricket but we’ve still been busy and now have refurbished nets!

Like most sports, cricket at all levels in the game has not been played so far this Spring and Summer.  While there is talk of some international games taking place from July in empty grounds, there are no clear plans for village cricket to resume at the time of writing. Adding to the frustration for all local clubs has been the fantastic early season weather. Despite that, we have been keeping the cricket square at Read more…