After closely losing out to the Wes Durston XI and after a heavy night on the beers West Norfolk CC returned to the field against a strong Burghley Park Side.   After choosing to bat first West Norfolk posted what seemed like a below par 242. With a few sore heads and a series of…

Wed 3 July 2pm.  Oakham CC   West Norfolk’s finest and Nick D gathered at Oakham CC for a 2pm start, already a result given clearly none had read an email sent. Hugh and Josh slipped legs into pads and got the tour underway in Tavare and Boycott fashion.  As WNCC accelerated so did the…

Having lost 3 key players during the week, WNCC fielded a youthful team, against an experienced Castle Rising side. It was decided that Castle Rising should bat first, with WNCC set to lose club stalwart and opening batsman, Mike Fairey, at 5 pm, who had to fulfil other roles at Stow Bardolph. The sun shone…

West Norfolk v The Nocturnes at Salle cricket ground. It’s become unusual for West Norfolk to triumph with so much ease over recent years, so this performance was a throwback to the glory days of the Hammond years well over 25 years ago! With a gaggle of the team at the ground before 6pm start,…

WNCC V Burghley Park CC  – 6 July 2017 680 runs, 19 wickets over 105 overs , with lunch below  sets the scene.  WNCC  lost the toss, batted and declared on 340 for 6, with the team all contributing (AJS?)  around a faultless 150 not out from Harry Kennedy. Burghley Park then went at it,…

WNCC v Gresham’s 18th of June WNCC batted first scoring 245/9 in 45 overs.  The school made something like 158/9 in response in 45 overs, resulting in a draw. On one of the hottest days of the year, the skippers’ only resounding contribution was to win the toss.  Guests from Norwich CC Lewis Sexton and…

The annual Castle Rising Match started in sunny conditions with most of the team arriving late from the local pub. Nevertheless, WNCC , having lost the toss, started brightly in the field with a pacey opening spell from Will Means. The wicket was relatively slow but Castle Rising made steady progress putting on 50 for…

Strong Caius side inflict early defeat on WNCC.

The West Norfolk bowlers took several expensive overs to acclimatise to the new season with a bowling display that lacked the expected intensity.

Draw snatched from the jaws of victory at Trinity

The 1st ball of the day saw a Stanton B Melton Mowbray with extra jelly being lobbed to mid off where Stanton W was awoken from his afternoon siesta with a bruise on his forearm and the chance gone.

Blood, Swelling and tears all amount to a draw against Camden

A dull cloudy day in Cambridge at Pembroke college produced some alarming performances: more swelling and blood than an MPs expense audit! With a thin bowling attack (numbers, not weight) Camden eased to a target of 213

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