HEAVENS KNOWS I’M MISERABLE NOW

STALYBRIDGE ST PAUL’S cc 1st XI v DOVE HOLES cc 1st XI

Following what appeared to be a promising start, we went into bat in the rain chasing 102. The fact that we managed to bat for 2 hours in the conditions against a very good bowling attack was a credit to the lads who hung around.

Winning the toss,Mike Whitworth put the visitors into bat on a soft wicket. Opening bowlers James Brady and Jacob Dooley kept their openers quiet, Continue reading “HEAVENS KNOWS I’M MISERABLE NOW”

[Week 5] Newton CC 1st XI vs Stalybridge St. Paul’s CC 1st XI

As we arrived at Newton CC for our Glossop Glass and Glazing sponsored Derbyshire and Cheshire Cricket League Division One match even the relatively short journey of just over 2 miles appeared to be a wasted one due to the rain. With everyone consulting a number of apps on their phones, Richard Wright had bravely predicted it would stop raining at 1. He was out by about 15 minutes or so, but good going sir.

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[Week 1] Stalybridge St. Paul’s CC 1st XI vs Dinting CC 1st XI

Well to say it’s been an odd year so far, would be an understatement, but you don’t need me to tell you that.

After a 3 1/2 month delay, the cricket season finally commenced in the Glossop Glass and Glazing sponsored Derbyshire and Cheshire Cricket League, though Stalybridge St. Paul’s like a number of other clubs in the league are only fielding a 1st XI in this 9 week reduced season, and the opening fixture for new joint-Captain Mike Whitworth‘s newly promoted team to the top flight division was to face winners of Division 1 last season Dinting.

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COVID-19 Update for Clubs and Leagues (19th June 2020)

ECB Update - Covid-19

Dear all,

Please find below the latest COVID-19 bulletin.

This week, the ECB announced a further financial package to support professional and recreational cricket during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The £35.7million support package was agreed by the ECB Board after detailed financial planning with the whole game and to support all levels of cricket during a period of extreme financial uncertainty.This week, the ECB announced a further financial package to support professional and recreational cricket during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The full update can be found here. Continue reading “COVID-19 Update for Clubs and Leagues (19th June 2020)”