5XI To Go Competitive

On Wednesday 14 July, Maldon Cricket Club held an EGM to decide on the future of the clubs 5th XI. Club members were invited to vote on three options, to decide upon the future of open age cricket for some of our senior mens teams. The options for club members were as follows; We retainContinue reading “5XI To Go Competitive”

5th XI Beat Westcliff

Report courtesy of Jas Baines. Date: 3rd July 2021. Played at Belfairs Park, Leigh on Sea The weather conditions were damp, overcast with rain in the air at Westcliff, Southend. The game was reduced to 35 overs per side, max 6 overs per bowler and batters retiring on 50 – all agreed by both skippersContinue reading “5th XI Beat Westcliff”

Young 5th XI Go Close

The 5th XI hosted Old Chelmsfordians on Saturday 26th June and fielded a youthful looking side. The colts playing performed well and were supported by Paul Gregory and Michael Newman. Having lost the toss Maldon were asked to bat first and started well with Murray Mynard and Will Savill scoring freely. After a few quickContinue reading “Young 5th XI Go Close”

Smudger Smashes 5th XI To Victory

Maldon 5th team made the short journey along the A12 to play Upminster 7’s the weather that day had been a bit of a mixed bag and we were grateful to be getting a game in on Coopers Coburn schools artificial. Captain Paul Gregory one the toss and decided that we would have a bat,Continue reading “Smudger Smashes 5th XI To Victory”

2s, 4s & 5s Postponed Again!

The weather continues to play havoc with our Men’s fixtures, with a further three games postponed on 15 May 2021. Saxton’s second XI saw their away fixture against Ipswich postponed, whilst at the Prom, despite the best efforts of Captain, Joe Figg (pictured) and others, the surface was deemed unplayable following a further downpour. TheContinue reading “2s, 4s & 5s Postponed Again!”

Updated Guidelines – ECB

The ECB have today released an update regarding the Covid-19 restrictions, which are set to be eased on Monday 17 May 2021. ECB Statement: While guidance for on-field activity remains the same, certain off-field activities in England can recommence from 17 May, with cricket clubs encouraged to move at their own pace. With the positiveContinue reading “Updated Guidelines – ECB”

5th XI Lose By Two Wickets

On a miserable and wet afternoon, surprisingly Norman Case and his fifth team were given the green light to play their friendly fixture against Rainham, taking place in Billericay. The fixture was however reduced to a 20 overs per side. After losing the toss, Case’s side were put in to bat against a strong homeContinue reading “5th XI Lose By Two Wickets”

Fantasy League – Week 3 Review

Review once again, courtesy of Paul Greenham. A bumper Bank Holiday weekend saw 7 fixtures across the period, with 2 wins, 3 defeats, an abandonment and a cancellation as the full results. And some great highlights among these games too, with a mighty 10 players passing the 100pts barrier for the week! Stand out performancesContinue reading “Fantasy League – Week 3 Review”

Assistance Required – Prom Maintenance

For the 2021 season, Maldon Cricket Club have taken on the responsibility from Maldon District Council of maintaining the square at our second home, the Prom. In order to make it new arrangement success, we require the support and help of our club members, of all ages and abilities, to help prepare the square onContinue reading “Assistance Required – Prom Maintenance”

Fantasy League – Week 1 Review

Review courtesy of Paul Greenham, aka Beano. A slow start for a lot of teams as there was just the 2 games played this weekend, but what a start for Max Bryant – ton up! Max has moved up to 167pts from the game. However top points scorer was young Jellis, proving his all-rounder statusContinue reading “Fantasy League – Week 1 Review”