C.E.C.C.| Shepherds Cot | Crouch End | North London | N8 8JJ
Hornsey V Crouch End 13th September 2014
Hornsey lost the toss and were put into bat on a County League road, slow by their standards, coming on nicely by ours.
With Kamuran breaking his thumb, JJ's suffering from the masseuse table and Darren…Continue
A severely weakened batting line up meant that temporary skipper JJ would have to assume more responsibility in all departments, a prospect he seemed to relish.
At 46-5, J was joined by late call up Wasif who grafted against some testing bowling. They put together the key partneship which brought us up to 100. From there the tail wagged and ran the tattered Lyons ragged. We squeezed up to 143 a/o with JJ the last man out for a fantastic 69, his only support…Continue
A low target, a tight chase and a big crowd. 10 points and Vodka Redbulls all round.
At 30-4, the Tamils sensibly, un Tamil-like, rebuilt their innings. Only for it to be blown away from an all round solid bowling and fielding performance.
Solid but unspectacular, perhaps lacking a little guile and imagination. Like Joleon Lescott... presumably without the massive facial disfigurement. Or James Milner, without the massive technical…Continue
After beating a poor Old A's two weeks ago, I was informed by the oppo that next time would be different. They were right, they were worse.
A lot can happen in two weeks, you can work on your sledging, perfect your dead bat block and with both of these finely honed put in another crap performance against Crouch End.
Crouch End were sent in and slowly built a score of 180 from 51 overs. Ali's 50 was uncharateristically slow and restrained, evidence of the total lack…Continue