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Sat 11 Sept, Cae Glas II v Beacon III

Having won the toss Beacon had  no hesitation in asking Cae Glas to bat first.  This looked to be a good decision with Cae Glas losing a wicket to the 3rd ball. Paul Ashton starting an excellent spell of bowling eventually taking 2-13. In a game of fluctuating fortunes Cae Glas recovered with a stand of […]

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Sat 14 Aug, Cae Glas II v Ludlow III

With Ludlow skipper calling incorrectly there was little hesitation in asking high flying Ludlow to bat first with a Cae Glas side bristling with bowling talent. Cae Glas appeared to have the upper hand early on as Ludlow stood at 36-3 after 12 overs. However the batting strength was all in the middle order with […]

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Sat 13 Jun, Condover II v Cae Glas II

Having lost the toss Cae Glas batted first for the 3rd game in a row. Scoring runs was difficult against some very accurate bowling and a total of 145-7 was respectable rather than spectacular. Another good opening stand between Paul England (32) and Nige Evans (17) was backed up by Elliot Coulson (45 not out) […]

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Sat 12 June, Cae Glas II v Forton II

Another beautiful sunny day at Gatacre. Having won the toss Forton, after a great deal of thought, decided to bowl first. Some early wayward bowling and a solid start from Andy Kemp and Paul England on a wicket offering generous bounce promised a decent score. 155-7 was certainly a decent score. Nigel Evans with 40 […]

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Sat 5 June, Allscott III v Cae Glas II

We are all aware that Cae Glas skippers are useless tossers so the calling of the coin was entrusted to new Vice Captain Elliot (lucky) Coulson. Good decision. Having won the toss and with a team bursting with batting we went against the norm and batted first on a very warm day with a good […]

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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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