The final element of Speldhurst CC’s 150th year celebrations played out in fine weather on Friday with the visit of the MCC to the Rec for an all-day match. And despite eventually losing by 81 runs, our team held its own for much of the game against some very impressive young cricketers. The MCC batted … More Speldhurst Cricket Club v Marylebone Cricket Club
3rd July v Bidborough CC Another Friday night monsoon made Bidborough’s second ground, Vizards, a damp affair. The decision to bowl first was looking good when we had the opposition 3 wickets down with not many runs on the board, for perhaps the fourth time this season. It was a shame therefore, that we didn’t … More 2nd XI match reports – July 2021
3rd July v Locksbottom CC The 1st XI produced another come-from-behind victory on Saturday, this time against Locksbottom. It was a surprise when our visitors chose to bat first on a helpful pitch, spiced up by an early morning downpour, and our bowlers maintained consistent control for the most part with Mark Utting returning the … More 1st XI match reports – July 2021
CELEBRATE THE END OF LOCKDOWNBY WATCHING A TOP CLASS GAME OF CRICKET FRIDAY 23RD JULY | FROM 11.30am As part of a (Covid delayed) celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Speldhurst Cricket Club’s first recorded game, we on playing an All Day match against MCC, the custodians of the Spirit of Cricket and the most … More Speldhurst Cricket Club is taking on the MCC!
5th June v Cudham Wyse CC The match v Cudham Wyse started terribly, losing both opening batsmen on the eve of the game to track and trace! Unfortunately that meant we had to play with 10 men for the second week in a row and Cudham Wyse took full advantage and hammered us by 169 … More 1st XI match reports – June 2021