3s Suffer First Defeat

The 3’s travelled to Woodbridge this weekend with the hope of the rain holding off to get the game underway. After losing the toss, Maldon were inserted into bat on a very soft and soggy pitch. Both Maldon openers were dismissed early, with Jamie Goldstein being caught and Barnesy being narrowly run-out thanks to aContinue reading “3s Suffer First Defeat”

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”

4s Riding High

On a damp and dark early morning, Chairman Steve Brown and Vice Chairman Joe Figg were pleased to see that the covers at Promenade Park had done their job as the wicket was bone dry underneath. After some grass clearing around the outfield, which if left, would offer little value for money for big drives,Continue reading “4s Riding High”

Super Jimmy Stars Again

Maldon started the second half of their Division 1 season with a comprehensive victory over Braintree at Drapers Farm. Stand-in captain Jimmy Ainscough lost the toss and was asked to bat in helpful bowling conditions. A pre-match rain shower delay the start and saw the game reduced to 40 overs per side. When the actionContinue reading “Super Jimmy Stars Again”

Ladies Chase For Victory

9 ladies from Maldon Cricket Club took to the field rather nervously against a strong Chelmsford Willows side. With a fast outfield and short boundaries, opening bowlers Digweed and Dack were dismayed to see the score climbing steadily. A debut over for Emma Herron ably supported the attack. A wicket for Digweed in her finalContinue reading “Ladies Chase For Victory”

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”

3s March On

Report courtesy of Luke Sanders. After a week missed due to poor weather the 3’s looked to carry on there winning streak while hosting Nacton, without Captain Phipps! Maldon began the day with the bat. With openers, Cameron Blackboro and Andrew Barnes looking to make a solid start, however this was over shortly when BarnesContinue reading “3s March On”

4s Win – AGAIN!

A much changed, Maldon 4th XI made the long trip to picturesque Woodbridge without captain Joe Figg and a number of other regular team members. Bowling first having won the toss, (makes a change – the change of Captain obviously helped!), the opening bowlers were excellent, Luke Reeve and Kian Woolston restricting the Woodbridge batsmanContinue reading “4s Win – AGAIN!”

Sudbury Edge Sunday Friendly

Report courtesy of Jas Baines. The weather conditions were damp and overcast at Sudbury CC which is in the heart of North Essex. Maldon’s skipper (Jas) called incorrectly and lost the toss – the home team were keen to bat as they had a strong batting line up. Sudbury’s 2 openers got the innings offContinue reading “Sudbury Edge Sunday Friendly”