Beacon shines – Beds sleep on

Bedouins v Beacon at Enville, May 23rd Bedouins lost by 7 wickets Consistency is a valuable commodity in any team game. The trouble, at the moment, is that the Bedouins appear to have forgotten that consistently losing is not quite as valuable. With a batting display that, in some of the more erudite national dailies, … [Read more…]

“158 ought to be enough”

Bedouins v Kinlet at Kinlet, May 16th Bedouins lost by 5 wickets When the Bedouins rattled up 158 for the loss of just two wickets against Kinlet on the Moffats School ground at Kinlet, the talk in the dressing room (AKA the wooden shed at the back of the pavilion) was to the effect that … [Read more…]

“Is anybody there?”

Bedouins v Oldswinford at Enville, May 9th Bedouins lost by 8 wickets There’s poor light. And there’s bad light. And then there’s the Stygian gloom in which most of the Bedouins’ opening game of the season – against Oldswinford, at Enville – was played. You can tell how dark it was – the scorer had … [Read more…]