Vacancy: Club Head Coach

Maldon Cricket Club is one of Essex’s leading cricket clubs based at Drapers Farm. We are proud to be the home club of Sir Alastair Cook and maintain strong links with Sir Alastair to the present day. The Club currently runs four Senior Men’s teams at weekends, a Ladies Team and a vibrant Junior Section.Continue reading “Vacancy: Club Head Coach”

First XI Victory!

Maldon visited Gandish Road, the home of East Bergholt determined to end a run of 12 successive defeats in Division 1. Captain Toby Pugh won the toss, and on a good looking batting surface decided to bat first. The visitors lost a wicket in the third over as Martyn Coker was caught behind by DanielContinue reading “First XI Victory!”

1s Beaten Despite Resilient Coker

Round 16 of the Two Counties season saw Maldon host Hadleigh at Drapers Farm. The Dons were in much need of a win after a disappointing and frustrating season so far. Hadleigh on the other hand sat 3rd in the Division 1 table, boasting one of the most powerful batting line ups in the league.Continue reading “1s Beaten Despite Resilient Coker”

Worlington Take Advantage

Maldon travelled to Worlington in what felt like a must win game going into it. The visitors welcomed back all-rounder Ian Elliott, who had missed the defeat to Halstead the previous week. On a parched looking venue, it was the hosts who won the toss and chose to bat. The Maldon opening bowlers soon madeContinue reading “Worlington Take Advantage”

1s Beaten By 10 Wickets

Maldon hosted league leaders Halstead, hoping for a win to kick start their campaign. Captain Toby Pugh won the toss, and on a glorious Saturday afternoon, chose to bat on a pitch that has already been used. Halstead struck with the 5th ball of the match, as Harry Grant was caught spectacularly by wicket keeperContinue reading “1s Beaten By 10 Wickets”

Coker Takes The 1s Close

Maldon hosted Wivenhoe on match day 11 of the Two Counties League season, looking to end the first half of the league campaign on a positive note. The home side were again depleted through injury, giving young seam bowling all-rounder Henry Miller a 1st XI debut. It was the visitors who asked Maldon to fieldContinue reading “Coker Takes The 1s Close”

Bergholt’s Powerful Top Four Steer Them To Victory

Maldon hosted East Bergholt, hoping to post a second win of the season. The visitors were weakened with two of their top four batsman missing, while Matt Coppen was also unavaliable for the hosts after breaking in collarbone at training in the week. After a week of wet weather, Maldon captain Toby Pugh won theContinue reading “Bergholt’s Powerful Top Four Steer Them To Victory”

1st XI Fall Short

Maldon travelled to Hadleigh, looking to make it two wins in a row after a convincing win over Worlington the previous week. The hosts were boosted by the return of two key players- Zimbabwean Kudzai Maunze returned from international duty, while Suffolk all-rounder Dominic Manthorpe returned to the side. The visitors lost the toss, andContinue reading “1st XI Fall Short”

1st XI Cruise Past League Leaders

Maldon hosted Worlington at Drapers Farm in an important Division One clash. The visitors led the way in the Division 1 table, following an unbeaten start to the season. In contrast, the hosts were in need of a win, following three defeats to opening their campaign. Worlington Captain Graham Ford won the toss, and decidedContinue reading “1st XI Cruise Past League Leaders”

Another Ton For Elmo

Maldon closed their Division 1 campaign with the long trip to Worlington looking to finish with back to back victories. There was also a debut for promising youngster Finlay Jones who was accompanied in the side by fellow Under 15 player Angus Beames only playing his second first team match. Having lost the toss and been asked to bat it wasContinue reading “Another Ton For Elmo”