C.E.C.C.| Shepherds Cot | Crouch End | North London | N8 8JJ
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On paper this should have been a straight forward. We, sitting second playing a team, bottom. But as we know cricket isn't played on paper (that would be impractical) but on grass (sometimes…Continue
If last week's game against Uxbridge was important, this week's was even more so. With Highgate only 3 points behind us, a win would be great, but priority number one was not to lose. And so to the toss.
Once the coin had been verified for its balanced head/tail consistency, said coin was tossed and then proceeded to roll a good half metre before falling agonisingly the wrong side. We were batting.
Asif (who timed his arrival perfectly: arrive, pad up, go and bat) and Ravi…Continue
The day started well. The sun was shining, everyone turned up on time, and Simon was even wearing a shirt I would describe as 'passable'. And in cricketing terms I won the toss and we bowled.
Ricardo and Symon started steadily, with the latter picking up an early wicket. Dave replaced Ricardo to start an epic 15 over stint, but at drinks Uxbridge were handily placed at 82 for 1. Enter the alice band and enter Patrick in a stint that would change the game, taking 3 wickets and ripping…Continue
So I walk out to the middle with their captain. When there, I am informed of the rules of the match (okay, fair enough), asked who moves the sightscreens (slightly strange) and that anyone backing up will be given out immediately (if you say so). Not what I'm normally used to, but then it gets really surreal, as he proceeds to show me the coin (2p, completests) both sides and finally explains which is heads and which is tails! I like the heads side more, which proves an astute move, and…Continue