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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

EGCC 4th XI Saturday, 4 May

Great game of cricket but 4s ending up chasing rainbows at Newick…..  Last year’s league opener was played in 28 degree heat and sun. Not such need to pack the sun cream this year as we headed to Newick to play our first match in our new division.  First toss of the year then and

Cricket Equipment. East Grinstead CC

EGCC U13 Sussex U13 Knockout

East Grinstead U13 135/6 (16overs) beat Three Bridges U13 43/6 (16overs) by 92 Runs East Grinstead U13’s kicked off their new season with a comprehensive win over local rivals Three Bridges in the Cup. With the start being delayed due to traffic problems around Crawley the match was reduced to 16overs per side. Three Bridges won

EGCC 1st XI  National 40 Over Cup Competition

Sunday 28 April – East Grinstead CC vs Holmesdale CC Holmesdale won the toss and elected to bowl on what looked like an excellent April wicket at East Grinstead. They made early inrodes when Tom Haynes (East Grinstead’s new signing) was adjuded LBW to David Hudson. This brought Will Adkin to the crease and him

EGCC 4th XI Season ‘Ice Breaker’ sees the 4s get off to winning start for the season..

If the famous subzero temperature Super Bowl between Green Bay and Dallas Cowboys all those years ago was called the ‘ice bowl’ then our season friendly against Crowborough could easily be dubbed the ‘ice breaker’. And so it was that with especially chilly temperatures outside we stepped into bat for the first time in 2019.

East Grinstead 4th Team Photo

EGCC 4th XI  It’s a trophy bonanza 

During the off season the East Grinstead 4s picked up a host of silverware at the joint West and Central Sussex awards night held at the county ground in Brighton. Having had an almost faultless season (only losing one of their 11 matches during the regular season) the fourth team were crowned champions of their division. 

Playing Cricket. East Grinstead CC

 EGCC 4th v Forest Row

 Going into this match on 11 August, we knew that in order to get automatically promoted we need to, not just beat Forest Row, but also make sure they got less than 10 bonus points. On paper this looked a tough task given that they are third in the table and the last time we

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Rob Andrew and David Bowden visit East Grinstead Cricket Club

Former England Rugby International and RFU Executive, Rob Andrew also played First Class Cricket at Cambridge University and in his new role with Sussex was visiting East Grinstead on a fact-finding tour of senior Sussex Premier League Clubs. Representing East Grinstead Cricket Club were Geoff Border, Acting Chairman with colleagues Richard Dewing, Acting Vice Chairman