Unfortunately due to the rainy forecast for Monday the Sixes has been cancelled. The Cheriton Beer Festival is still on. Some beer is left and a band will be playing in the marquee tomorrow lunchtime / afternoon.
1 – Laws of Cricket All matches will be played under the latest code of the Laws of Cricket 2000 as published by the MCC, further subject to these additional competition rules. 2 – Teams, Wicket Keepers & Substitutes All matches shall be played between teams of 6 players drawn from a named squad of […]
Programme of Play Super league followed by Semis and then a Final. Teams Ropley, Fair Oak 1, Fair Oak 2, Tichborne Park, Cheriton Timings 1015 – Ropley v Cheriton 1100 – Fair Oak 1 v Tichborne Park 1145 – Fair Oak 2 v Ropley 1230 – Cheriton v Fair Oak 1 1315 – Ropley v Tichborne Park […]
IS ON We have been told to bake cakes. But the weather forecast ain’t great, so please come back on Sunday to see if the plans have changed. It is a 10:15am start.
A delightful ground between the main road and the church at Brown Candover. Carefully cared for by amongst others ex-Hampshire wicket keeper Booby Parks (My only first class wicket. Caught off my bad ball by Ian Bainbridge in the deep). I have cycled past the ground several times this winter and watched it recover to […]
A month ago the net was strewn with flotsam and the trail of the river was still visible across the ground. The elves have been to work and transformed the situation.
After a couple of months of a river running across the cricket ground, the flow has subsided and the field is clear of water. The trail of the stream has been left behind and the net needs a good sweep. The groundsman plans to get the bag of top soil on to the square several […]
Yesterday evening the club gathered at the Twyfjord Social Club for a skittles evening, curry and awards ceremony. The skittles required participation from everyone regardless of ability, willingness, back pain and extras. It was fun especially when you win. Thanks to Matthew Bainbridge and Ian’s mate Jayson for setting the pins and avoiding injury. The […]
The new lake is now flowing through the new car park, across the net and over the cricket square. A similar story at Wield cricket ground:
First our rotten old sight screen has been blown to bits. Then there is a river running through the ground. I am pleased to note the club house and the new outdoor net are still standing.