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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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Sat 13 July, Cae Glas v Chelmarsh

After last week’s victory against Prees, it was back to face tougher opposition this week as Cae Glas hosted league leaders Chelmarsh. It was day for records as the league’s leading run scorer for the last two seasons, Connor Glendining, took advantage of a superb batting track to plunder a record personal score against Cae […]

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Sat 6 July, Prees v Cae Glas

Cae Glas finally secured their first victory of the season in a close encounter with fellow strugglers Prees on Saturday. Batting first the home side started brightly enough racing to 20 off the first 4 overs, but excellent Cae Glas fielding pegged the score back and 2 run outs didn’t help the home sides cause […]

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Sat 29 June, Cae Glas v Bridgnorth III

The quest for their first win continues for Cae Glas as they slipped to an 18 run defeat with fellow strugglers Bridgnorth 3rds on Saturday. Inviting the visitors to bat, they started well taking 3 quick wickets to on a tricky surface. Young Henry Roberts kept battling away though and batted very maturely for an […]

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Sat 22 Jun, Cae Glas II v Chirk II

Having lost the toss and being asked to bat first , part 1 of the plan was successfully completed. On a damp wicket, that was fast drying out runs were hard to come by. 51-1 at the drinks interval was a very fair effort. Part 2 of the plan partially completed. Proved to be a […]

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Sat 22 June, Calverhall v Cae Glas

Cae Glas still find themselves looking for their first win of the season despite a spirited performance against league hopefuls Calverhall on Saturday. They made an excellent start winning the toss and inviting the home side to bat, and Nathan Bartram and Shaun Southern bowled well with the new ball to make inroads into the […]

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