Starting in 1993 we now have four cricket teams: three league teams playing in the North Somerset League and a friendly Team.
“The diversion of cricket … upon days when men ought to be busy, and in the neighbourhood of a great city … is not only improper but mischievous in a high degree; it propagates a spirit of idleness and draws numbers of people from their employments, to the ruin of their families.”
Gentleman’s Magazine Vol. 13 (1743), pp486
To find out more about our philosophy and ethos read the Welcome Leaflet which introduces The Club to new members.
Fixtures Lit – See the full 2o13 fixtures list
Oudoor Nets – Every Tuesday from 5:30pm at the Bristol West Indies on Gordon Road.
Fantasy Cricket 2013 – The final reults can be seen here – Fantasy Cowboys Site.
- Captain: Neil
- Matches: Played on Sundays in the the North Somerset League Sunday Conference Division 2
- Home: Bristol West Indie
- Results: Sunday 1st Team, League Table
- Captain: Ian
- Matches: Played on Saturdays in the the North Somerset League Saturday Conference Division 3
- Home: Framborough
- Results: Sunday 2nd Team, League Table
- Captain: Jeff
- Matches: Played on Saturdays in the the North Somerset League Saturday Conference Division 4
- Home: Framborough
- Results: Saturday Team, League Table
- Captain: Ev
- Matches: Wherever and when ever.
- Home: Mainly Frenchay
- Captain: Matt
- Matches: 20/20 format in the Bristol Constrution League
- Home: Wherever
- Fixtures/Results: Cricket Cup Team 2011
The Saturday 1st Team lost to Bath 4ths in an epic encounter. Bath scored 290 for 5. In reply the Cowboys got 227 all out. Gibbo hit 88 and Iggy hit 42 in 18 balls.
The Saturday 2nd Team lost to Timsbury 2nds. We hit 113 all out and they hit the runs in 21.4 overs.
The Sunday Team beat Failand and Portbury. We hit 244 all out from 40 overs. RT2 hit 64 and ran his little brother out. They managed only 135 with Dean taking for wickets.
The Friendly Team lost to Bath Exiles. We hit 136 with Amir getting 38. The Exiles hit the runs in 25 overs...
Should anyone fancy a friendly game of cricket on Sunday against Bath Exiles they should get in contact with Ev (evgibbons (at) yahoo.co.uk). Meanwhile we had a friendly 20/20 against YMCA at Golden Hill on Monday.
Jonse reports thus:
OK thermals (check) jumpers (check) hand warmers (check) Kendal mint cake (check)
“Off fell walking darling?”
“No love. going playing cricket”
We assembled at the Golden Hill sports ground on Monday to play a friendly with the chaps from the Y.M.C.A. . I had spoke to their...
The Saturday 2nds and the Sundays were rained off. But the Saturday 1sts recorded their first win in slow motion.
Midsommer Meth batted first and got 106 all out. Matt D bowled 9 for 3 off 8, TT 16 or 2 off 8, and Kalu 12 for 2 off 4.
In reply the Cowboys got the runs in the 35th over for the loss of 8 wickets. Gibbo scored 46.
TT reports the match thus:
It’s a little known fact that in the North Somerset dialect there are seventeen words for wind, yet none of them can accurately convey the climatic conditions which greeted the Cowboys...
Those who don’t know me well may not have heard the addage ‘never listen to Littleton’, don’t worry my predictions for this week won’t be so rash as last week’s! So how did it go? For those of you living in China, Mark, here is a brief resume.
On Saturday Iggy’s 1s fell by 10 runs at Nailsea, the skipper injuring himself and requring a runner may have hampered him although whether he should have selected himself after admitting that he has had 3 golden ducks at Nailsea now is maybe more the point! Pick...
The first league circket matches of the season went thus:
The Sunday Team lost to Old E bu 1 run. RT2 hit 56 and Angelo hit 38 in a total of 178 all out. In reply the old enemy hit the winning runs off the last ball. Kalpit bowled 6 overs, 1 maiden, 1 wicket for 16 runs. RT2 bowled 8 overs, 3 maidens, 1 wicket for 25 runs.
The Saturday 1sts lost to Nailsea 3rds. They hit 158 all out. Wilko got 2 for 27, Gibbo 4 for 17 and Kalu 1 for 20. Preash got 2 stumpings. In reply we hit 148 all out. Preece hir 29 and Budge hit 27. Match repot below.