Colts 6 a side Cricket Tournament at Hurst – Summer 2017

June 17, 2017

Sunshine, BBQ and good company and cricket, all that was missing from the perfect summer afternoon was Will Smith and Jazzy Jeff singing Summertime. This afternoon was an opportunity for the boys to play a different version of our summer sport. The tournament was made up of 12 teams split into 4 groups with the […]

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2nd XI Cricket v Pennthorpe – Summer 2017

It was a disappointing afternoon of cricket on Wednesday for the second team. What started out as a game with much promise things faltered badly and a heavy defeat was inflicted. Pennthorpe won the toss and chose to bowl first. Unfortunately some poor shot selections saw Copthorne lose very cheap wickets early on against some […]

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Colts B/C Cricket v Pennthorpe – Summer 2017

At last summer has arrived and I was able to spend the afternoon with the Colts. Due to unavailability at Pennthorpe this was now a pairs game of 8 a side. I have to say I was very impressed with the bowling and fielding of our boys as they restricted the opposition to 134 after […]

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U9A Cricket v Hurst – Summer 2017

Our home match against Hurst this week was played in perfect sunny weather. We won the toss and chose to field. We bowled and fielded reasonably well, restricting Hurst to 88 runs for the loss of 7 wickets. Unfortunately, we gave away 68 runs in wides and no balls which was rather disappointing. Our best […]

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U9B Cricket v Hurst – Summer 2017

Another glorious afternoon in the sunshine and another sunburnt nose! Hurst were our visitors today and as always they provided a friendly yet competitive fixture. Their skipper opted to bat first so we took to the field aiming to bowl with accuracy and keep the Hurst score down as low as possible. We probably bowled […]

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Colts B Cricket v Lancing College Prep – Summer 2017

June 11, 2017

The Colts B team welcomed Lancing Prep to Copthorne this week. After we lost the toss and Lancing opted to put us into bat, William and Antony opened the Copthorne innings. Frustratingly, a mix-up in the middle on the third ball of the day resulted in Antony being run out before he had scored. William […]

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Colts A Cricket v Lancing College Prep – Summer 2017

It was an afternoon that was dominated by the ball as the Colts A took on Lancing Prep at Copthorne on Wednesday afternoon. Louis won the toss and put Lancing into bat. Things started well as a run out chance in the first over was taken and this was followed up with some excellent fielding. […]

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U9B Cricket v Lancing College Prep – Summer 2017

The B’s, looking to improve on their solid performance against Great Walstead, gave a good account of themselves on the square and although they only claimed 1 wicket, from the bowling of James, they managed to keep the number of extras down and bowl plenty of dot balls. Lancing were limited to 62 runs in […]

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