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)
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)
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)
The club enjoyed its first summer nets session following the easing of lockdown. Due to social distancing the net session was limited six but provided ample practice for what cricket remains this season. The Park Hill Committee are working behind the scenes to reschedule fixtures, with matches to be played in accordance with ECB guidance.… Continue reading Summer Nets Are Back!
Thanks to Daf for this fun light-hearted post. Hillians Apologies this took so long to come out – bloody work, brewing beer and sun-tanning got in the way, and I haven’t even done my gym session yet!!! What a wonderful weekend of cricket that was hey!!! We came away with 2 fantastic home wins and… Continue reading A Lockdown Match Report
Following ECB guidance for all amateur cricket and social distancing enforcement, winter nets are suspended until further notice. Please visit the Park Hill website, Facebook page or WhatsApp group for updates. STAY HOME, STAY SAFE, SAVE LIVES
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
DUE TO COVID-19 OUTBREAK WINTER NETS ARE SUSPENDED Hello and welcome to Park Hill Cricket club!If you don’t know us and fancy coming to nets, know that we’re a bit different to a lot of the big clubs in the local area. While we try our best to win, it's more about the friendship in… Continue reading Winter Nets 2020