The Quokkas – Victory

Our Australian visitors from the big smoke gave us a good game yesterday. We started early at 11am and played a 30 over game as we mutually wanted to finish by 3.30 to watch the England game. We batted first and after a shaky start and some dubious LBW decisions, batted out the 30 overs. David "Muppet" Henson put in a good performance, playing some nice shots between the fielders to get valuable runs. He got 24 before spooning a ball to a fielder. I got 21 with some ugly but effective shots,…continue reading →

Harwell International – Victory

Wantage won by 2 wickets Wantage improved again this week, after last weeks win against Uffington. Superb performances from all kept the hosts down to 129-7 from 43 overs. All the bowlers contributed with the ball, suported by brilliant fielding. Steve gave an object lesson in what parts of the body could be and should be used to stop the ball. Praise must also be given to 'Mungo' for the way he kept wicket. Dave showed us how to stop the ball with a spectacular dive, but missed the ball completely, which has…continue reading →

Uffington – Victory

Sorry about there not being a match report for the Crowmarsh game, but they didn't fill our book in, even though we did theirs. They said that they'd email the figures through to me, but I still haven't received them. I do remember that we lost heavily, by ten wickets! Anyway... enough about that game... Last weekend, Swindon Nalgo didn't have enough players to give us a game so it was cancelled. Fortunately, Mongo called me on Sunday morning to say that Uffington had also been let down, and would we fancy a…continue reading →