“I enjoyed the splash”

Bedouins v Beacon at Wombourne, August 3 Bedouins won by 8 wickets Most normal people would simply enjoy hitting a six. At Beacon’s beautifully manicured ground, where a straight hit can often finish in the canal that runs alongside the ground, there is the prospect of the added frisson (look it up!) of watching the … [Read more…]

Smile, you’re on Candid Camera!

The more observant of those that turned out for the Bedouins (or the OWOBs come to that) may have noticed a figure lurking around the boundary rope during last Sunday’s game with Oldbury Wells Old Boys. That lithe body was Mike George who was stalking and taking photos of the action. He has been kind … [Read more…]

“Is this how you catch, dad?”

Bedouins v Oldbury Old Boys at Enville, July 31 Bedouins lost by 16 runs “My son, Richard, will play. He doesn’t play cricket, but he’ll gladly make up the numbers.” Thus David Pearson when we were struggling to get an 11 together for the Sunday game against Oldbury Old Boys.. That led to the highlight … [Read more…]