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14 Sep – Cae Glas II v Welshpool II

In the final game of the season CG 2 performed the Great Escape on Saturday against Welshpool who arrived with 8 player after 3 withdrawals on the morning of the game. Having won the toss CG broke with traditional thinking and chose to bat first with their strong batting line up. This did not look […]

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14 Sep – Bridgnorth III v Cae Glas

Cae Glas travelled to their last game of the season against Bridgnorth III’s knowing that a victory was critical to their hopes to avoiding relegation. Inviting the hosts to bat on an excellent pitch, tight bowling from Nathan Bartram and Gary Davies kept the score down, but without making the breakthrough required as Rob Healey […]

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Sat 10 Aug, Wheaton Aston v Cae Glas

The weather didn’t quite materialise as forecast for Cae Glas ‘s long trek to league promotion hopefuls Wheaton Aston on Saturday. On a very tricky rain affected surface, Cae Glas lost the toss and the initiative in a weather reduced 35 over a side game. The home side made the most of the wet conditions […]

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Sat Aug 24, Cae Glas v Acton Reynald

Following the win last week against Church Stretton, Cae Glas were hoping to continue the winning momentum with a trip to mid-table Acton Reynald. On a glorious afternoon for cricket, stand-in skipper George Candler won the toss and asked the hosts to bat in this 45 over game. Although the track was favouring the batsmen, […]

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Sat 31 Aug, Cae Glas v Bishops Castle

Cae Glas’s late run of good form continued in their game against fellow division 4 strugglers Bishops Castle on Saturday. Having lost the toss and being invited to bat, Cae Glas made a terrific start by posting their first century stand of the season as Andy Griffiths and Ben Hipkiss built steadily against an accurate […]

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Sat Aug 31, Condover II v Cae Glas II

No surprise to once again lose the toss and be asked to bat first in very windy conditions. Not ideal with a side full of bowling but shy in batting. Having said that 136-8 was an excellent performance with 2 notable partnerships. Steve Dakin (18) sharing 38 with Elliot Coulson(15) and Dave Smith(36) putting on […]

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Sat 20 July, Cae Glas II v Much Wenlock II

2nd xi report. v much Wenlock. Losing the toss is normal. As is batting first. As is losing 2 wickets very early.. Things picked after that as CG2 posted a season’s best 217-5. Shaun starred with a PB 56 no off 27 balls. Well supported by Dave Edwards 41 no, Rob coulson 40 and tim […]

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Sat 17 Aug, Beacon III v Cae Glas II

A trip to league leaders Beacon was never going to be easy and losing the toss and batting first on a low , slow strip did not help the cause. Beacon showed why they have only lost 2 games all season with a strong bowling performance that made run scoring very difficult. Elliot Coulson and […]

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Sat 10 Aug, Cae Glas II v Allscott

It was a blustery day in the 100 acre Wood. But it was even more blustery at Gatacre in a game played without bails and where both sightscreens were blown over. In a game reduced to 30 overs 3rd placed Allscot invited Cae Glas to bat first and it looked a good decision as the […]

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Sat 3 Aug, Cae Glas v Trysull

Cae Glas looked to have turned the corner in their disappointing season with a much improved batting performance as they entertained Trysull and Seisdon at Gatacre on Saturday. Invited to bat, Ben Hipkiss and Ian Holgate got the home side off to a solid start as Cae Glas made a creditable 159 for 7 from […]

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