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George Candler, wicket keeper and opening bat, scored 85 in scorching conditions!

Cae Glas 2nd XI vs Oswestry IV – 13th July

  This week the seconds took the short journey to Oswestry School to take on local rivals Oswestry IV. On another sweltering  Saturday afternoon, the Glas were not disappointed when asked to bat and reached 227 for 3 from their 45 overs – thanks to two substantial partnerships:  an opening one of 86 between Nick Chesters (42) […]

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Cae Glas players and officials past and present.

60th Anniversary celebrated with a thrilling 20/20!

  Players past and present recalled days gone by as Cae Glas cricketrs hosted the Saxons – a select Evening League XI , to mark our 60th anniversary on Thursday 10th July. The thrilling game at Gatacre, which we lost by just 6 runs, was watched by a number of veterans who played in the […]

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Nick Morris on his way to 105

Cae Glas 2nd XI vs Shifnal IV – 6th July

Gatacre witnessed over 450 runs, two unbeaten centuries and the fall of only six wickets this week as the 2nd XI defeated Shifnal IV in an enthralling game dominated by batsmen throughout. In sweltering temperatures, it was perhaps not surprising that the visitors chose to bat, leaving The Glas to toil for 45 overs at […]

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Cae Glas 1st XI vs Shifnal III – 6th July

Cae Glas’ decision to invite Shifnal III to bat first on an excellent track backfired spectacularly as their opening pair created an opening stand of 197 whilst the Glas  bowlers toiled in the heat. To add to our woes, skipper Keith Yapp had to leave the field suffering from heat stroke after 10 overs!  Bring back the cooler […]

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Cae Glas 1st XI vs Church Stretton – 29th June

The firsts were in stunning form as they stepped up their league challenge by skittling out Church Stretton for just 23 in a 10 wicket romp! After putting Church Stretton in to bat, the Glas were soon in charge in a remarkable day in south Shropshire which left club statisticians believing that the low scoreline […]

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Cae Glas 2nd XI vs Bomere Heath II – 29th June

Barry Richards cracked his maiden ton as the seconds stayed in sight of the league leaders, after getting the better of their drawn clash with Bomere Heath. Asked to bat for the fourth consecutive time, the team got off to the worst possible start after losing consistent opener, Nick Chesters in the third ball of […]

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Match Report – Cae Glas 1st XI vs Church Aston – 22nd June

Sterling work by Cae Glas ground staff ensured that the pitch remained unaffected by overnight rain and Cae Glas made the most of a cracking batting surface after being invited to bat by their visitors. Against tight bowling the home side made steady progress with Ben Oakley (50) and Andy Griffiths (41) leading the way […]

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Match Report – Cae Glas 2nd XI vsTibberton – 22nd June 2013

The winning run of Cae Glas 2nd XI had to end sometime and it was an away trip to Tibberton II that proved their undoing as they were literally ‘Barged aside’, Richard Barge, on a rare step down from Tibberton 1st XI duties, hitting a blistering and chanceless undefeated 131 to steer his side home by […]

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Match Report – Cae Glas 1st XI vs Calverhall – 8th June

Cae Glas made a welcome return to winning ways with a comprehensive 7 wicket victory over visitors Calverhall on Saturday. Captain, Keith Yapp made the most of his opportunity, having won the toss for the first time this season by inviting the visitors to bat. Excellent bowling from Ruch Nimantha,(3-33 in 15 overs),  and Tom Gardner, […]

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Nick Chesters scored 88 not out - his second highest total for the club

Match Report – Cae Glas 2nd XI vs Much Wenlock – 8th June

This week , on their travels at Much Wenlock II, an  unbeaten second wicket partnership of 130 between Nick Chesters (88 not out) and Andy Kemp (50 not out) carried Cae Glas 2nd XI  to a nine wicket triumph, their fourth consecutive victory. Much Wenlock were asked to bat and made a cautious start against […]

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