Bruce Almighty and Andy Peggs them back

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After losing the toss on what looked like a slightly grassy wicket Sherston were asked to bat. Alan Dickenson and Archie Walsh were asked to start the match off and made a slowish but steady start to 25 before the Archie lost his wicket to a sharpish catch in the gulley. James Harmer looked stylish for a short time before … Read More

Archie hits the target in solid first Wiltshire League outing

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The sun was beating down on Pinkney Park as Sherston Magna made their Wiltshire League debut at the second attempt. The damp dreary weather which meant a wash out last weekend seems a distant memory, although the squidgy outfield and soft wicket left some clues over how wet a start of the season it had been. A merry band of … Read More

Membership details for the 2018 season

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As cricket season is almost upon us, it is time to sign up for 2018 Sherston Magna Cricket Club membership. Please can you make sure the club have up-to-date contact information, especially mobile phone numbers. 2018 Fees – Playing Member £40 – Colts (U16 – U21) £20 – Juniors £50 including match fees – Friends £20 You can pay by … Read More

Ground Force 2018

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Saturday 14th April @ 10am will be ground force day. There is lots to do to get the amazing ground at Pinkney Park ready for the season, with junior nets starting Monday the 16th and Seniors some very seniors) on Tuesday the 17th 6.30 pm. So could as many people as possible get down to the ground for 10am as … Read More

Nets 2018

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As we near the winter solstice and the days grow longer we can think about the 2018 season! We have booked winter net sessions for adults and juniors at Westonbirt Sports Centre (directions: http://www.westonbirt.org/information/directions). The juniors will be training every week with the U9 and U11 from 2-3pm and U13 and U15 from 3-4pm on the following dates: – 18th … Read More

Magic Magna thwarted by rain

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On a day forecasting frequent and thundery showers, we drove through 20 minutes of heavy rain to arrive at an unexpectedly sunny Longborough, where a grassy, soft wicket with a Lords-style slope and dramatic undulations on one half of the outfield promised an interesting contest. ‘A good toss to lose’, we thought, so JK promptly did just that. Longborough chose … Read More

Marvellous victory against Bibury

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Sherston ended their home season with a comprehensive 85-run win over Bibury at Pinkney Park, thanks to a telling contribution from Andy Jarvis with the bat and a fine performance from the bowling unit. Sherston won the toss on a sultry afternoon and inserted the opposition into the field. Andy didn’t take long to hit his stride but wickets at … Read More

Sixes 2017 tournament

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The annual sixes tournament is nearly upon us! The following first round fixtures are: SMCC v Grittleton CC UBSCC 1 v Wimbledon Wombles Spye Park CC v UBSCC 2 The Night Watchmen v Rising Shipsey Supergiants This year it is a knockout competition with a plate competition for the teams who lose their first game. As always there will be … Read More

A good team performance

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On a very sticky wicket JK lost the toss (as expected) and Sherston were put into bat. George and Iggy battled through the first few overs frustrating the opposition (and some teammates at times!),but the wicket started drying out and we got to 79-0 after 20 overs. George and Iggy then started to turn the screw and the run-rate started … Read More