Sure, our games are competitive but they are played in what we like to think is the real ‘Spirit of Cricket’. From recent visitors: “Thank you for a wonderful day yesterday. Your ground is a gem and beautifully tended too. It was a privilege to play on it….
For the first time IIRC, we did not require the master wizard Jerry to get the scarifier to start so things were well under way when I arrived a fashionable 30 mins late in anticipation of Jerry being called upon to work his magic on the recalcitrant machinery.
GCC’s Will Wray was asked to play for The Gentlemen of England at Windsor against The Royal Household CC. The game was obviously very short of an umpire and Will asked if I might. That had Will, Angela, Fran, Camice and me arrive at the gate to our names on a list….
Bishop Stortford’s Flycatchers visited on Sunday and for once the spectators were not treated to a run fest at Spring Lane. The Ground looked its usual immaculate self and the pitch seemed true enough credit is due to the bowlers and fielders. Talking of fielding….
The Pimlico Strollers (well some of them) strolled down Spring Lane last weekend to find an immaculate looking pitch and outfield. We really are lucky to play (and photograph) in such surroundings… The Strollers had a couple of classy players plus a bit of local help on the field and were making…
It gives me great pleasure to present the eighth Secretary’s Report of the reformed Grantchester Cricket Club…. We have completed our seventh playing season at Spring Lane which continues to improve under the stewardship of Steve Wilson, Jerry Greggain and increasingly of Sam Ludford…