Seniors’ weekend round-up 29, 30 & 31st May

The Saturday First XI beat Putney away, the 2nd XI lost in the reverse fixture. Paul Mock and Tom Bennett got Long Ditton off to a good start, before the all-too common mid order collapse took place. Adam Barlow batted sensibly at number 10, managing to get the score to 120 and a batting point,Continue reading “Seniors’ weekend round-up 29, 30 & 31st May”

Juniors’ weekend round up

On Friday, the Under 11s beat Chessington at home. Bowling first, the Under 11s restricted Chessington to 70, but Long Ditton’s reply started badly, losing 4 very quick wickets. At one point it looked like Chessington were easily going to beat Long Ditton, but then Felix and Leo brilliantly held their nerve, for Long DittonContinue reading “Juniors’ weekend round up”

Seniors’ weekend round up 21 and 22 May

The First XI beat Tenisonian Corinthians at home on Saturday, whilst the Second XI lost by 3 wickets, in another close game in the reverse fixture. On Sunday, the First XI lost at Richmond, whilst the Second XI drew at home against Vishwa. Yet another new player, Karlo, made a superb debut with 71, battingContinue reading “Seniors’ weekend round up 21 and 22 May”

Surrey Cricket visit Long Ditton

Many thanks to everyone who helped out for the Surrey Cricket Junior trials, hosted by Long Ditton last Monday. Special thanks must also go to the various people from the British Legion, who pointed out the track down to the club, as everyone’s sat-nav directions ended at the Legion. From the feedback the club hasContinue reading “Surrey Cricket visit Long Ditton”

Juniors’ weekend round-up

  U11’s    Old Rutishians vs Long Ditton  – Sunday May 15th.       Match report by Sarah Parrish On a desolate and windswept playing field,  skipper Freddie won the toss and elected to put Old Ruts into bat .  Their openers were tall, big hitters who made several boundaries in the opening minutes.  Jamie bowled an efficientContinue reading “Juniors’ weekend round-up”

Losses on Saturday 8 May, wins all round on Sunday 9 May

The First XI lost in the Cup away at Wallington on Saturday, whilst the Seconds were again at home, against Chobham. The Seconds lost in an exciting game, in the last over. On Sunday, the seniors carried on from where the Under 13s had left off, by continuing the winning theme. The First XI easilyContinue reading “Losses on Saturday 8 May, wins all round on Sunday 9 May”

Under 13s win against Leatherhead

The Under 13s side recorded their first win, at home against Leatherhead on Sunday. After a sleepless night (just like Alex Ferguson), one of the coaches, Phil Bradley, was seen pacing nervously up and down as Long Ditton took to the field, with a chance coming off the first ball, but soon wickets soon startedContinue reading “Under 13s win against Leatherhead”