It’s still a bit of a Mystery but thanks to Charlie…
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.
Moriarty (as many knew him at GCC) worked in advertising for Saatchi & Saatchi, played cricket for MCC, Finchley, Highgate Taverners, Stoics and many other sides. He was a longstanding member of the MCC and the first President of the reformed Grantchester CC.
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?
TK reports…. Had I have paid more attention to BBC Radio 4’s Great Lives all those years ago I’d have passed my History ‘O’ Level – though maybe only at the second attempt. I’ve listened for years. Its mix of enthusiast and expert as they deliver, by now, hundreds of half hour, biographies would have …
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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This article was kindly sent to us by Wendy Roberts of the Trumpington Local History Group. It covers the history of Trumpington’ Cricket Club from 1874 to 1983 and on several occasions as you will see Trumpington and Grantchester amalgamated so it is part of our history too!