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Sat Match Report 22/8 – Park Hill Vs Sutton CC 5th XI

Hosts Post Highest Score of Season En Route To Victory By: Will Chipperton – Saturday Captain Scorecard: https://parkhill.play-cricket.com/website/results/4507309 The hosts just about managed to scrape a side together for this friendly fixture, with 2 of their 10 men, Ben Alport and Lucas Metaxas set for their Park Hill debuts. The former, visiting fellow Northerner Rob… Continue reading Sat Match Report 22/8 – Park Hill Vs Sutton CC 5th XI

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Sat Match Report 1/8 – Park Hill Vs Old Barclay CC (Home)

Hill Cash In For First Victory Of Season By: Will Chipperton - Saturday Captain Scorecard: https://parkhill.play-cricket.com/website/results/4493814 The captain enjoyed another interesting week off the field in the build up to this weekend’s fixture. Task one​: secure a venue. The chairman succeeded in sorting this.Task two​: find an opposition. This was a bit of a curve… Continue reading Sat Match Report 1/8 – Park Hill Vs Old Barclay CC (Home)

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Sat Match Report 25/7 – Croydon CC Vs Park Hill (Away)

The Jeavons ​Heavens Open To Deny Hill By: Will Chipperton - Saturday Captain Scorecard: https://parkhill.play-cricket.com/website/results/4248757 The first Saturday of the season offered up glorious weather and a wide pool of players to pick from. Inevitably, both of these were out of the window by the time we were due to play our second fixture of… Continue reading Sat Match Report 25/7 – Croydon CC Vs Park Hill (Away)

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Sat Match Report 18/7 – Park Hill Vs Spencer CC (Home)

Death and taxes (and legside wides) By: Will Chipperton - Saturday Captain Scorecard: https://parkhill.play-cricket.com/website/results/4248745 Glorious sunshine and a healthy looking pitch greeted both sides upon their arrival at the home of cricket. After both sides went through the rigmarole of meeting the various Covid 19 guidelines, which included sourcing individual drinks/food, purchasing wipes and sanitiser… Continue reading Sat Match Report 18/7 – Park Hill Vs Spencer CC (Home)

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Saturday Captain’s Log – Welcome to 2020 and Reflection on 2019

A poisoned chalice (idiom - especially British English) a thing which seems attractive when it is given to somebody but which soon becomes unpleasant. On a dreary and dismal Friday afternoon in January 2019, I received confirmation that the Park Hill CC Committee had (foolishly) appointed me as the captain of the Saturday XI. The potent… Continue reading Saturday Captain’s Log – Welcome to 2020 and Reflection on 2019