Author Archives: aslack

Match report: Entrecasteaux CC vs Beausoleil CC – Sunday 18th July 2021 played at Entrecasteaux

Blisteringly hot conditions welcomed the players as they strolled onto the pitch at 11.36 hrs for a scheduled start of 11.00 hrs. It must surely have been a tactical move by the visitors who having again won the toss decided to bat. Whatever it was it failed due to some  Read more »

19 juillet 2021Permalink

Match report: Entrecasteaux CC vs Beausoleil CC – Sunday 4th July, played at Entrecasteaux

Weather: wet and raining in the morning, clearing after lunch to be bright and sunny Finally Gregory found his tossing fingers in order and he managed to win the call on the flip of the coin and so sent out Satpal Singh Randhava (91 n.o.) and Yannick Perera (19) to  Read more »

19 juillet 2021Permalink

Match report: Entrecasteaux CC vs Beausoleil CC, Sunday 27th June at St Vallier de Thiey

The third league fixture of the 2021 season saw Entrecasteaux make the arduous journey from the Var to  St Vallier to take on our old enemy Beausoleil, in this always keenly fought fixture. A light cloud cover suggested there might be some assistance for the bowlers but when Gregory again  Read more »

8 juillet 2021Permalink

Match Report: Entrecasteaux CC vs Cote d’Azur Cricket Kings CC Sunday 20th June 2021

Afghanis dominate in the field Unusually for Entrecasteaux there was heavy cloud cover and even a spot of rain as the home side took to the field having lost the toss for the second time this season. It made for some interesting movement of the ball in the air as  Read more »

24 juin 2021Permalink

Match Report Entrecasteaux CC vs Riviera CC Saturday 12th June 2021, played at Saint Vallier de Thiey

We lost the toss and Riviera decided to bat. Gregory (6-1-18-1) had trouble with his run up but took the first wicket when opener Ifran (7) presented gully with a simple catch. Kochieyan (5-1-9-1), the new kid on the block, read Afghani refugee, shared the opening slot and looks quite  Read more »

18 juin 2021Permalink

Match report Entrecasteaux vs Kirkwood Bashers CC Saturday 29th September 2018

Entrecasteaux given a bashing A beautiful warm September day greeted these young thrusters from across La Manche who the home side had been warned had come with a force that might prove irresistible. Entrecasteaux therefore fielded what looked on paper like a strong team but they were well and truly  Read more »

13 octobre 2018Permalink

Tournament report The Blevins Franks 7 aside tournament at Entrecasteaux Saturday 22nd September 2018

On a warm and windy morning eight teams gathered on the magnificent grounds below the castle at Entrecasteaux to battle for the prestigious title of being the 7 aside champion team of France. The tournament was yet again sponsored by Blevins Franks, the financial services company, represented by Simon Eveleigh,  Read more »

13 octobre 2018Permalink

Entrecasteaux CC vs Demijohns CC, Sunday 8th July 1918, at Entrecasteaux

Match report:A young man comes of age It is quite a long time since the Demijohns CC last came to Entrecasteaux. The Demijohns are all alumni of St Johns College at Oxford University, they enjoy their cricket and, one assumes from their name, their ale. So it was with great  Read more »

24 août 2018Permalink

Entrecasteaux CC vs Riviera CC Sunday 24th June 2018, at Entrecasteaux

Match report: Hatrick for Hewa On a warm and clear day Entrecasteaux were delighted to welcome Riviera and with the outfield wearing a good covering it was an important toss to win; Riviera had no hesitation in electing to bat when they called correctly. After 2 overs with the score  Read more »

24 août 2018Permalink

Entrecasteaux CC vs Midi CC Sunday 10th June 2018

Match report Entrecasteaux CC vs Midi CC Sunday 10th June 2018 Quiet, hot and humid   In another week of regular downpours the Marie had done well to top the cricket field but there was still a healthy looking sward to impede any ball struck in a text book fashion,  Read more »

19 juillet 2018Permalink