Category: Matches

Camden Casuals on a not so glorious 12th (of August)

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.

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GCC vs The Flycatchers: Part 2

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 …

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GCC vs Flycatchers, Scores tied with one ball to go…

Martin Baker

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

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It’s going to be a Battle…

The battle for Battle

Battle CC make a first time visit to Spring Lane on Sunday but the Battle (or rather battle) I’m referring to is the selection of the…

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Weekenders visit last err… Weekend

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.

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GCC vs Menzies XI

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?

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Getting There

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.
After you sign-up for a Fixture and you do not immediately see your name on the sheet, refresh your browser (press Ctrl (Control) + F5 (Function 5) on most desktops/browser combos)

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GCC 2018 Fixtures

Thanks to the tireless Sam ‘Mr Fixtures’ Ludford, the GCC 2018 Fixtures are viewable on the GCC website, top menu, Matches tab. Sign-up sheets are available so please check them out. Link to Sign-up sheets above or in full post…

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Happy Easter and More Grantchester Charity Runs News!

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).

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Grantchester Cricket Club Nets: Start March 18th

GCC Nets

Time to dust of the cricket gear and get down to Fenner’s (yep, we are back to Fenner’s so I can bowl off my long run up) for GCC’s Spring Nets. Two Nets have been booked.

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It’s Back, GCC’s Annual Quiz Night – 7pm, Friday February, 23rd

Can the Allotmenteers manage to regain their mojo and get back to their winning ways??? Will the (formerly) reigning Wrays reform?? Are Team K done? And who did win last year… plus a whole lot more News as the GCC close season rolls on….

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GCC Foiled by the Camden Casuals..

…a splendid day for cricket at Spring Lane!

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Players vs Gents: It’s Back!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gentlemen_v_Players

Players vs Gents fixture returns as a 20/20 Friday night game on 28th July. Starting at 6pm.

A perfect way to finish the last week of July, we envisage….

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A Visit to the Coast…

GCC extends its hearty maritime thanks to the bold, brave and generous souls who contributed so freely and selflessly to the Club’s visit to the highly-individual coastal gem that is Sheringham; and, indeed, in its visit also to West Runton, home of the irresistible Rocky Bottoms…

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Lidgate and Ousden Return

It was a bit dark but at least not raining as L&O, one of Giorgio’s old teams, featured in a high scoring match on Sunday. Sadly, I missed Baggers’ innings but was treated to a blow by blow replay by the man himself. Meanwhile Jamie Menzies and John Anderson….

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