Category: Matches

Match Report: Philanderers Truncated by Dominant GCC

A depressing blanket of pendulous grey cloud hung over the Clare college cricket pitch as the teams prepared to do battle. The Philanderers batsmen stood at the crease for some ten minutes or so as chaos prevailed amongst the Blue Ballers as to whom was playing and also their whereabouts. In the end …

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Match Report: GCC Sunk by Stiffkey in Nelson’s County

Our second official tour to North Norfolk saw a plucky Grantchester XI beaten by a determined Stiffkey.  Injuries and a brace of motorcycle breakdowns saw Grantchester robbed of both players and supporters and it was not until twenty minutes before 2 o’clock that the Grantchester team was confirmed. Winning the toss Stiffkey decided …

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Scorecard: GCC vs Girton Village CC

Match Report: GCC vs Girton Village

In these days of spring time drought one conjures up the lines in T S Eliot’s The Wasteland: A heap of broken images, where the sun beats, And the dead tree gives no shelter, the cricket no relief ……I will show you fear in a handful of dust. On day when the pitch …

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Scorecard: GCC vs Radegund CC

Match Report: GCC vs Radegund CC

When describing events of such magnitude, historical context is all. In the last three meetings, the Radegund have dominated the Blue Ball team and yet today as the grey clouds gathered in the morning one felt that it wasn’t just the weather that could turn. A long winter of nets and careful …

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Fixtures 2011

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