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EGCC U12s Nail Biting Win! 

7 July – U12 v Southwater East Grinstead concluded their final league game against Southwater with a nail biting win in the last over. EGCC’s policy of giving every player a bowl resulted in four expensive overs which let the opposition back into the game. With determination in the field and an outstanding catch on

EGCC 1st v Mayfield

On Saturday East Grinstead 1st XI hosted newly promoted Mayfield who were high on confidence after claiming their first Premier League victory the week before. Mayfield won the toss and elected to bat in the glorious sun on what looked like a fantastic wicket to bat on. However, it was East Grinstead who made the

EGCC 4th XI v Ansty

Frustration at Fonthill as Fours miss out in close fought tussle against Ansty An unfortunate and slightly annoying sense of ‘déjà vu’ as we miss out again in a close- fought match against, old rivals, Ansty on Saturday. Things got off to a slightly ominous start from our perspective – having lost the toss and

EGCC U12 v Horsham

East Grinstead U12 proved to be too strong for old rivals Horsham at Fonthill this Saturday morning. EG lost the toss and Horsham elected to bat on a drying track and outfield, they were not prepared for a bowling attack which would skittle them out or 25 in 8.2 overs. EG learning from last weeks

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EGCC 2nd XI v Buxted Park

The Grinarmy Marches On Buxted Park CC – 1st XI (204 all out) vs East Grinstead CC – 2nd XI (206-8) On arrival the Buxted Park CC ground was as picturesque as they come with its surrounding open fields and country house. Matt Heppell (standing captain) was looking to win the toss and bat first

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EGCC 4th XI v Lindfield

 18 May – 4s get resounding victory at Lindfield Upon arrival at Lindfield I met their skipper walking back from the square with a floor brush in hand – having just ‘swept’ the wicket for our match so is the way of playing on an artificial wicket . Anyway he soon put away his brush and

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EGCC 1st XI v Cuckfield

Saturday 18 May – Cuckfield won the toss and chose to bat first on what looked like an excellent batting wicket at East Grinstead. Lewis Hatchett got an early break through with a well thought out plan to get the dangerous Ludlow caught at short mid-wicket. Grinstead remained on top for the first session up to

EGCC 2nd XI v Bexhill

Due to the threat of rain, both teams were looking to have a bowl first and in hindsight East Grinstead were lucky to lose the toss with Bexhill winning and opting to bowl. A great start from the two East Grinstead openers with Ryan Shortland setting the pace hitting two boundaries in the opening over.

EGCC 1st XI v Preston Nomads

Preston Nomads won the toss and elected to bat on what looked like a brilliant wicket. Bowling with the new pink balls in coloured kit, the Nomads openers started well against the normally destructive L Hatchett and I Sturmer. They reached 57-0 off 9 overs before Sturmer grabbed the deserved break when Khan’s luck ran

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EGCC 3rd XI v Brighton

Saturday, 4 May The new look 3rd XI began their campaign against Brighton 3rd XI at Fonthill. The new signings of G Harris and the addition of J Adkin and K Hunt gave the 3rds a great lift for the first game of the season. Unfortunately due to unforeseen circumstances, we had a no show