Category Archive: News

Jan 03

Happy New Year

Well, another season is in the books, and the square is all put to bed ready for the winter, but what a successful year Eastry CC has had! The season started with freezing playing conditions in cricketing standards, where players, spectators and scorers alike were dressed more appropriately to undertake a trek to the North …

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Aug 12

Eastry vs Nelson 11/08/13

Eastry lost the toss, which seemed to be a good one to lose, and were put into bat on a wicket that was sodden from a short but torrential rain shower half an hour before the game. Due to the heavy rain forecast for later in the day the two teams decided to play a …

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Aug 12

Eastry vs Chalfont St Peter 20/07/13

Touring side Chalfont St Peter from Buckinghamshire made the journey down to the garden of England to play Eastry on Saturday. The touring side, who claimed before the game that they were more experienced in the pub than on the cricket field, batted first on a cool and overcast day. Aaron Friend decided to take …

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Aug 12

Eastry vs Alkham 17/07013

On Wednesday, the Midweek XI traveled to Alkham Valley for a T20 match. Eastry won the toss, and skipper Gareth Friend elected to field, putting the home team in on a seemingly erratic track. Friend’s suspicions were confirmed as the first over from Gleave saw balls viciously popping off of a length and troubling the …

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Jun 20

Eastry vs Boughton and Eastwell 16/06/2013

Having lost the toss Eastry were invited to bat on what looked a flat wicket.  However Eastry seemed to ignore this fact immediately, losing two quick wickets; Aaron Friend’s being a particularly ugly shot to complete his pair for the weekend. Ned Gleave joined Pete Eastman at the crease and went about the rebuild. Gleave …

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Jun 18

Eastry vs Northdown 15/06/13

Saturday saw Eastry travel away to Northdown, and upon arrival the team quickly saw that the famed Northdown winds were ever present even with a alter game in the season. After tightening up their caps to the highest setting Eastry took to the field, and were surprised to find a track with great pace and …

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