The 2018 season is done and so it is time to put the Spring Lane square to rest for the winter. The GCC scarifiers, seeders, fertilizers, loamers and luters were out on Thursday on a spectacularly sunny day. And, after the now traditional interlude….
Arriving on the stroke of Tea (great timing!), I found Camden had reached 167 in their 35 overs. Considering last week 199 had literally been a par score and a lot of rain had fallen in between time, it seemed a good score, to me at least.
GCC’s middle order were clearly intent on not embarrassing the England team (or India, for that matter) in terms of the number (or lack of number, to be more precise) of runs produced by the traditional engine room of any team. This collapse greeted me upon my arrival and was so rapid that I …
A new classic or to quote the stroke making SL “It’s up there with the legendary Reach match in the GGC classic fixture category” While missing the denouement, the camera was there earlier and has the following to share. ps Check out the newly added season finale on Sept 8th
The aptly named Weekenders visited a glorious Spring Lane Field last Sunday (and I assume) promptly lost the toss. I arrived to find a GCC scoreboard reading 200 odd for 2. The scorebook was present and I thoughtfully took a picture to give a more informative tone to this report.
GCC has had success against all our opponents over the years…. except one. The Menzies XI who have regularly recruited a side where the victory has varied between comprehensive and comfortable over Grantchester’s finest. Would this year be the time for the Menzies monkey to be prised from its perch upon the collective GCC back?
Spring Lane is waking up after its winter slumber! First rolling of the square completed – 3 to go. Outfield looking good but a few millimetres to go before we are at playing length.
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No nets on Sunday but instead you can catch our good friend and supporter Justin Fairhall helping out with the Paper Review at 9:30am on The Sunday Breakfast Show with Daniel Baker on Cambridge 105 this Sunday (April 1st).