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Cricket – St Mary’s Beat St Martin’s In Last Match Of Season

Cricket – St Mary’s Beat St Martin’s In Last Match Of Season

Report by Colin Daly The last of the Thursday evening matches between St. Martin’s and St. Mary’s on the 1st September was shortened to 18 overs per side as the long evenings of high summer are gone. St Mary’s won the toss and decided to bat first. St. Martin’s was missing some of its regular […]

Cricket – St Martins Win Postponed Off-Islands Triangle Tournament

Cricket – St Martins Win Postponed Off-Islands Triangle Tournament

Report by Colin Daly Sunday saw the postponed off-island triangle one-day cricket tournament. The weather was good and the first T20 match got underway pretty much on time at 10.35am between the hosts, St. Martin’s, and Tresco. Tresco won the toss and put St. Martin’s in to bat first. After a cautious start, T Goddard […]

Bayshill Cricket Team Finish Tour With Loss To St Mary’s

Bayshill Cricket Team Finish Tour With Loss To St Mary’s

It’s been 1 out of 4 wins for a visiting pub cricket side from Cheltenham in Gloucestershire, but the Bayshill boys are just happy they’ve come over. The club has been visiting almost every year since 1985. They’ve been in Scilly since last Wednesday and during this year’s tour, they’ve played on Tresco, St Martins […]

Cricket – St Martin’s Beat Visiting Bayshill Side

Cricket – St Martin’s Beat Visiting Bayshill Side

Report by Colin Daly It was good to welcome back our old friends from Bayshill on a sunny Saturday 30th July for a 25 over match on St. Martin’s. The home team won the toss and decided to bat first. All the batsmen got into double figures with C. Hinds (55) and A. Spencer (56) […]

Cricket – Rare Win For St. Martin’s over St Mary’s

Cricket – Rare Win For St. Martin’s over St Mary’s

Report by Colin Daly After the visit to Scilly of the MCC genl’men from the mainland on Tuesday, the evening of Thursday 28th July saw the return to some more routine inter-island cricket. Although it turned out to be far from routine, as St Martin’s claimed a rare victory over St Mary’s – the second […]

Visiting MCC Cricket Team Win By One Run

Visiting MCC Cricket Team Win By One Run

The visiting MCC cricket side had to catch the Cyclone jet boat to make sure they got to the islands for the cricket game against islanders on Tresco yesterday. And both sides seem happy with the close result. It was a visitors’ victory by just 1 run following a commendable effort by the Scilly team. […]

Islands’ Cricket Team To Play MCC Invitation Side

Islands’ Cricket Team To Play MCC Invitation Side

Island cricketers will entertain a MCC invitation side, featuring former Somerset and England ‘A’ player, Rob Turner and Cornwall County players, Shaun Hooper, Trevor Angove and Nick George on Tuesday. The match starts at midday, on Tresco. Ben Jakes says it is ‘is the best fixture of the season and is set to become a […]

Cricket – Tresco v St Mary’s

Cricket – Tresco v St Mary’s

Report by Ben Jakes Tresco, Thursday 21st July. Tresco won the toss inserting St Mary’s to bat. This decision looked good, when St Mary’s lost five quick wickets. However this brought Joe Badcock and Kane Goddard together, who got St Mary’s back on track scoring 38 and 48 respectively, St Mary’s ending on 129 for […]

Bath Rams Cricket Club Touring The Islands

Bath Rams Cricket Club Touring The Islands

Our Islands’ cricketers are being invited to Bath for a return match after a team from that city completed their third tour of the islands yesterday. The Bath Rams Cricket Club has been coming to the islands for the past three years and secured a win over Tresco yesterday, following a narrow defeat by St […]