Old Dog Old tricks

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On another scorching summer day in 2018, Sherston Magna won the toss and with a team nearly full of spinners Captain Kutchura hoped that the wicket would possibly turn a bit and opted to bowl. The opening pair of Ben Dickenson and Kutchura started steadily but the Blunsden opening pair of Davis and Dodson proved a good match for the … Read More

Winsley and Wilcot

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Match Summaries Winsley 2 – Scorecard Innings of Winsley 2 202-9 off 45.0 overs. Innings of Sherston Magna 204-6 off 35.3 overs. Sherston Magna won by 4 wickets. Wilcot – Scorecard Innings of Sherston Magna 197-10 off 43.3 overs. Innings of Wilcot 132-6 off 45.0 overs. Sherston Magna won by 65 runs. An opener’s tale – from the sublime to … Read More

A game of two halves

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It was a game of two halves – well either side of a game of football. Sherston Magna will have been reasonably satisfied with their performance before the football break but rather disappointed with what happened after. Ben Dickenson captaining in JKs absence invited Burbage and Easton Royal to bat on a gloriously hot day (like many others this year). … Read More

Sherston Too Hot to Handle

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On what was probably the hottest Saturday afternoon of the year so far, the Heytesbury & Sutton Veny 2nd XI captain called tails and to the delight of the Sherston players it came up heads. It was going to be a tough afternoon for whoever bowled first – the Pinkney Park pitch looking in prime batting condition, the outfield likely … Read More

Top of the table clash

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This weekend brought about a top of the table clash for us with (an unbeaten) Buscot Park at their very picturesque ground. Jk got off to a good start winning the toss and electing to bowl. Andy Pegg opened up strong, and much to everyone’s surprise, Andy Tremellen took to the other end! Buscot Park got off to a slow … Read More

Nelson’s Column

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Back to winning ways… On a less than beautiful mid-June afternoon Sherston Manga hosted Beckington’s 2nd XI and with captain Kutchera winning the toss Sherston took to the field. Beckington started well, gathering 14 runs from their first 5 balls however the 6th ball was Pegg’s first wicket of the day and was the start of the Beckington collapse. Pegg … Read More

Magna winning streak comes to an end

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After a fantastic unbeaten start to the season, confidence and energy was high for the Magna. Saturdays really couldn’t come around fast enough. But unfortunately, this weekend, against one of the stronger sides in the league, we could only muster 6 players by Thursday. With the captain’s WhatsApp plea, we dusted down the little black books (contact list on your … Read More

Andy Pegg Honours Board Again

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On a bright Saturday afternoon, Sherston Magna were looking for 5 in 5. When the captains walked out to the middle it looked like they both wanted to have a bowl, the luck fell Sherstons way. There was a brilliant opening spell from Andy Pegg, finish with 6 wickets for 28 runs. However other bowlers were being punished by Blunsdon. … Read More

Bruce is at it again

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The 2nd away league outing of the season for the mighty Sherston Magna was in many ways highly comparable to the first – a beautiful sunny day, a wonderful Wiltshire cricketing venue, a cracking tea-time spread, and a bludgeoning innings by Nic Bruce. Captain JK won his 3rd toss of the year and elected to field with the wicket looking … Read More

Club BBQ and Drinks

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This year we have decided to combine the Juniors BBQ with the pre-season get-together on a Juniors training evening. All members and partners, parents of Juniors and All Stars, and friends of SMCC are invited to come to the ground on Mon 4th June. The BBQ will start at 6.30pm. This is a fantastic opportunity for the whole club to … Read More