New Dogs, Old Tricks – Rioteers (109/6) beat Medstead (103 all out)

And so to Medstead, on a scorcher of an afternoon.  The previous day’s Test themes of exciting young pacemen; challenging left-armers; unplayable rippers; misbehaving pitches and the quiet guys playing bold, match-winning innings fuelled much of the pre-match chatter and provided a convenient (lazy- Ed) template for a close, intriguing game. Cap’n Bix won the toss […]

Same time next year?

Comrades – in these dark, cricketless days, I thought we might all be in need of some pseudoephedrine to the heart of our morale, with a reminder of what some of us were up to this time last year, and what we’ll no-doubt be up to again in due course. I trust everyone is doing […]

Rioteers CC v. Newport Inn CC, 21 July 2019

Regular readers of Rioteers’ match reports should be prepared to suspend belief before continuing with this one. On Sunday, 21st July, the Rioteers (but not initially their Captain) found themselves once more in the delightfully rural setting of Braishfield, ready to play old opponents, Newport Inn CC. In the absence of Martin Hillier at the […]