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The Blevins Franks 7 aside tournament at Entrecasteaux Saturday 23rd September 2017

On a sultry September morning, under the threatening gloom of dark and thunderous clouds and the resplendent chateau which dates back to the XI century Entrecasteaux welcomed the seven other teams to play for the championship of France in this 7 aside version of the game of cricket. So the  Read more »

2 octobre 2017Permalink

ECC vs BCC Sunday 3rd September 2017

ECC vs BCC Sunday 3rd September 2017 played at St Vallier de Thieys Beausoleil won the toss and chose in confident fashion to bat. Their confidence was well founded as Roshan (19) and Yoges (56) played in solid fashion preserving their wickets and striking any loose ball. These were offered  Read more »

2 octobre 2017Permalink

ECC vs MCCC Sunday 27th August 2017

ECC vs MCCC Sunday 27th August 2017, played at Entrecasteaux. In winning the toss Vishnu, MCCC’s captain, chose to bat and sent his openers out to face the Entrecasteaux on slaught. MCCC, in having problems to raise the requisite 11 players had been supplemented by a ringer, namely yours truly.  Read more »

2 octobre 2017Permalink

Entrecasteaux CC vs the Cote d’Azur Cricket Kings CC: 25/06/2017

Match report Entrecasteaux CC vs the Cote d’Azur Cricket Kings CC, at Entrecasteaux on Sunday 25th June   Edwards and Coates steal the King’s crown The heat wave continues which did nothing to dampen the spirits of this new team, assembled by the enterprising Jey Jey, who had his team,  Read more »

4 juillet 2017Permalink

Match Report Entrecasteaux CC vs Geneva CC Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April 2017

Entrecasteaux CC vs Geneva CC Saturday 29th and Sunday 30th April 2017 Played at Entrecasteaux 2 games of 35 overs each game   Saturday 29th April   On a fresh April day, with the clouds scudding across the blue sky, Entrecasteaux welcomed Switzerland’s oldest cricket club, Geneva CC, founded in  Read more »

17 mai 2017Permalink

Match report Entrecasteaux vs Beausoleil CC, Sunday May 7th 2017

Entrecasteaux vs Beausoleil CC, Sunday May 7th 2017, played at Entrecasteaux On a bright, windy day Entrecasteaux entertained Beausoleil and in winning the toss Chaminda Perera was able to score the first of his victories over his brother in law, Kavinda Karunarathnage, Beausoleil’s captain. In sending out Tom Slack (0)  Read more »

17 mai 2017Permalink

Report on the Entrecasteaux 7 aside tournament, sponsored by Siddalls Saturday 20th September 2014

With the threat of thunder storms and rain it was always going to be important to get the tournament off to a punctual start. How naïve were the organisers – when has it ever started on time and with ten teams, two leagues and 16 matches to play before a  Read more »

23 septembre 2014Permalink

Match report ECC vs Beausoleil CC at St Vallier de Thiey, Sunday 13th July 2014

Victory of contrasts In this third meeting between ECC and Beausoleil CC of the 2014 season on looking at the score book one would have the understanding that this was a comprehensive victory for Entrecasteaux – and so it was. The visitors to St Vallier trounced the opposition by 46  Read more »

23 septembre 2014Permalink

Match report ECC vs Lubenham CC at Entrecasteaux, Sunday 22nd June 2014

Victory marred by injury Lubenham CC hail from Thorpe Lubenham near Market Harborough in Leicestershire and it was a delight to see them arrive at the Entrecasteaux ground on such a warm and pleasant day. In winning the toss the Lubenham skipper, Tom Whitehouse, chose to bat and Clifford Gregory  Read more »

23 septembre 2014Permalink

Match report Entrecasteaux CC vs Butterlords CC Saturday 31st May 2014 at Entrecasteaux

Kippered by the weather The first touring team of the season saw Butterlords CC, from London, England gather on the hallowed turf at Entrecasteaux to do battle against a home team bristling with some talent but also with some noticeable gaps – namely Chaminda Perera, who had been available but  Read more »

10 juin 2014Permalink