A narrow loss for SMCC

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A well battled performance by the team unfortunately led to a third loss on the trot. After winning the toss and putting Adlestrop into bat, we started well with Adlestrop 0-1 off 4 overs! But the combination of some untidy bowling, poor fielding and good batting meant that Aldestrop ended up on 222-3 off of their 40 overs, with Simon … Read More

Chairman’s Column

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A long held dream of the club was finally realised on Sunday as the new practice facility was officially opened at Pinkney Park. I had the pleasure of introducing Neil Forster the club president and Steve Silk CEO of Gloucestershire Cricket Board. Neil took a few moments to reminisce about the early years of the club and Steve talked about … Read More

A humbling at home!

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Saturday 2.15pm came around this week with a fair amount of optimism and confidence from two wins out of two. One comfortable and one not so comfortable.  SMCC had been inserted by the Stow  skipper on what looked like a belter of a deck! Unfortunately, like too often in life, looks were deceiving…. Cue the top order being undone by … Read More

Sherston continue winning ways

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Well we left Sherston on what seemed like a very pleasant spring day. But by the time we had reached the Oakridge ground, this year without to many detours, it could only be described as a two jumper day. After a very convincing win the previous week confidence was high even after we had lost the toss again. Sherston were … Read More

A mighty win for the mighty Magna

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On a glorious summers day… somewhere in the world, we started our league season on a very grey cold day. We lost the toss and were put into bat. With 10 overs gone we were 39-3, but then up stepped Will Matthews and Chris Lovell with what must be a club record 4th wicket partnership of 264! Will played an … Read More