Pipe Dreams

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Sherston Magna traveled to Spye Park on the last Saturday of the league fixtures in a match that if Sherston were to win then automatic promotion to the Wiltshire league division 4 would follow. The weather was set for early rain but then a clear afternoon was in forecast. Sherston won the toss and elected to bowl. The plan being … Read More

Debacle Avoided – Magna on the brink

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With just one game to go SMCC are on the brink of their first ‘proper’ promotion for many years and still have their fate in their own hands. A home game to lowly Goatacre certainly had that ‘banana skin’ feel to it. But any prospect of a debacle, was all but removed by a devastating spell of medium-pace bowling from … Read More

Promotion insight

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Saturday 17th August saw us travel to Erlestoke for what could be a season-defining contest. Sherston, second in the division and only 2 points ahead of rivals Erlestoke, with 3 games to play. With Captain Kutchera and Vice-Captain Dickenson both unavailable, Vice vice Captain Pegg led the Magna into battle. Erlestoke won the toss and asked Sherston to bat on … Read More

SIXES 2019

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We are holding our annual six-a-side tournament on Sunday (25th August). It starts at 10:30am, we’ve got 6 teams and the winners will be crowned around 5pm. Of course there is a bar, BBQ and lots to keep everyone entertained all day. Please come along and enjoy a fun day out at one of England’s most picturesque grounds!

Disappointing result at Westbury

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On 20th July, Sherston returned to cricket after boules weekend with a slightly rusty and disappointing loss to Westbury 2s by 8 wickets. Sherston lost the toss and were invited to bat on a pitch that was dry although there had been significant rain the day before and in the morning.Sherston started well enough with a solid opening partnership of … Read More

A win against Bathford

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A trip to Bathford on Saturday, 6th July marked the halfway point in the 2019 season for Sherston Magna. With Captain Kutchera losing the toss it appeared like Sherston could be sent into bat on a wicket that looked like it could cause some trouble however despite being bowled out for 48, and losing by 10 wickets, at the start … Read More

Magna Scorch Spye Park!

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Saturday saw the visit of Spye park to Pinkney Park. On a perfect summer day with a flat track and fast outfield on offer, the bowlers of both teams were willing their respective captains to win the toss and bat. Sherston’s J.K duly obliged. What came next, however, was not part of the script, James Harmer, opening alongside Chris Fisk … Read More

Rain rain go away

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After gearing up for our big top of the table clash against Erlstoke last week which was canceled due to the rain, we managed to get a full game in against Goatacre 3rds. On an extremely green top, JK won the toss and decided to have a bat. James Harmer (39) and Chris Fisk (33) walked to the crease, after … Read More

The promise of youth

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Saturday saw a rather youthful looking SMCC team travel to the picturesque Buscot park. Skipper JK lost the toss and Sherston was invited to take the field on a surprisingly firm wicket given the recent inclement weather. Deprived of our regular opening bowling duo it was Archie and Simon entrusted with the new ball, a mixture of Archie’s pace and … Read More

A good all-round performance

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On a very warm first day of summer an athletic Sherston (Archie) took on a mid-table Biddestone 3rds. JK lost the toss and was asked to bat first. Biddestone had done their homework and seen that our batting was a little fragile early season. The pitch map report came back that there was a little live grass with a soft … Read More