Highlights 2019

Highlights 2019

Cricket Week 2019 welcomed back captain Bridget, welcomed new captain Laura Hill, and also welcomed a new group of ladies from Hellingly in Sussex. They had heard about Cricket Week from 1993 World Cup Winner Wendy Watson, and thought they might be spending the whole week on the sidelines – little did they know! The … Continue reading

Highlights 2018

Highlights 2018

The biggest highlight of CW 2018 was the barn dance held for Mazza’s 70th and Rabbit’s 21st birthdays! The fancy dress theme was the 1940s in honour of the decade Maz was born, and the standard was very high! In cricketing terms, the week began and ended with teams playing pairs cricket, and there were … Continue reading

Highlights 2017

Highlights 2017

We had slightly soggy Cricket Week in 2017, although some cricket was played every day. In a week slightly short on numbers, teams played with 10 or 11 players each day. The 15/15 was lost to the weather, but the end of the week was much better, and much fun was had by all with … Continue reading

Highlights 2016

Highlights 2016

Cricket Week 2016 had a visiting squad from the CanAm United cricket team. The week began on the Sunday as usual, with an England Veterans XI taking on the visitors. The match was played in excellent spirits, with the home team winning by 22 runs. In a 40 over match the England XI scored 184 … Continue reading

Highlights 2014

Highlights 2014

Cricket Week 2014 began with a Margaret Campbell Memorial match, with a team of Cricket Week regulars past and present taking on an invitational X1 from Margaret’s playing days. The match was close, with the “home” CW team winning by 13 runs. It was a mostly dry week, with only Tuesday being washed out. The … Continue reading

Highlights 2013

Highlights 2013

The first two days were washed out, but good weather prevailed from Tuesday onwards. In a welcome return to the spirit of the contest, the men’s match was a good-spirited and well balanced affair with the Cricket Week X1 winning by 7 runs. Clarkie’s team retained the 15/15 trophy, and the “Children’s TV” fancy dress … Continue reading

Poetry Competition 2012

As 2012 was an Olympic year, one enterprising Cricket Weeker came up with having a “Cultural Colwalliad” and running a poetry competition. The following four selected entries of note were read out by their authors at the last night. ODE TO CRICKET WEEK – Clarkie Fortunate indeed we are, We come by plane and train … Continue reading

Highlights 2012

Highlights 2012

A rather wet Cricket Week in a very wet summer. Sofa surfing made a welcome return, the men’s match was a washout and the week ended with a zumba session in the local sports hall to keep the players entertained! Despite the rain, Clarkie’s team regained the 15/15 trophy, and the Olympic fancy dress competition … Continue reading

Highlights 2011

Highlights 2011

Hannah Smith’s “Stationery” team won the 15/15, the skipper top scoring with a blistering 84 not out. The match against Colwall CC was a tie on the last ball. Notable performances through the week included a century unbeaten for Nemo, a personal best 61 for Sarah Berman and a personal best of 69 for Debs … Continue reading