Dropping like flies

Bedouins v Kinlet at Enville – Sunday, 14 July 2013 Bedouins lost by one wicket Bedouins met Kinlet for their first Sunday fixture of the season on a steaming hot afternoon at Enville. The injuries continue to mount up and those that were fit struggled to catch the ball, all of which contributed to a … [Read more…]

3-2-1 Go!

Bedouins v RWE – Wednesday, 19 June 2013 Bedouins win by 5 wickets After three false starts the Bedouins finally got their season underway at Enville with the fixture against RWE, also known as the Karl Aston XI. Karl has now left the company after a mere 31 years in the job so I guess … [Read more…]

Beds go to the Dogs – again!

Your Chairman reports: Following the success of last year’s first such outing, the Bedouins made a return visit to Monmore Green stadium on April 18th for a night of good food, good company, and a bit – no less than 14 races – of greyhound racing.  Few of us got out without losing money. The … [Read more…]

Beds claim bragging rights

Bedouins v Enville at Enville– Wednesday, 22 August 2012 Beds win by 4 runs Liverpool v Everton, City v United, Barca v Real Madrid, Brentford v QPR – none have the same intense rivalry to match this game. Bedouins turned out to play their landlords on Wednesday in a keenly fought local derby, with both … [Read more…]

Halifax – a step too far

SSP v Bedouins at Blackley CC – Sunday, 12 August 2012 Bedouins lost by 23 runs Mr Chairman writes: The Bedouins had their second game within a week at Halifax against SSP.  The annual meeting with “our friends from the north” proved just a step too far, with the Beds going down to a mostly … [Read more…]

An Open and shut case

Open GI v Bedouins at Ombersley – Wednesday, 8 August 2012 Beds win by 14 runs Mr Chairman writes: The picturesque Ombersley cricket ground on a perfect summer evening; the church clock chiming the hours in the background; the click of bowls on the adjacent bowling green; doves cooing in the long grass; ………. Whoops, … [Read more…]


Bedouins v Pedmore House – Wednesday, 1 August 2012 Beds lost by 36 runs Spratters writes: The start was delayed due to a heavy storm just before six, so it was after 6.30 when the players squelched their way onto the square. Pedmore house batted first, Spratters and Pearson opening the bowling for the Beds. … [Read more…]

The Enville Tie

Bedouins v Enville Over 40s at Enville – Tuesday, 26 June 2012 Match tied Spratters writes: We hadn’t been told whether the game against Enville was home or away, so I took a gamble  and went to the home ground.  A 50/50 chance but luckily all the Beds were there, and the warm up routine … [Read more…]

The Boy Wonder….

Bedouins v Wilkes Tranter at Enville – Wednesday, 20 June 2012 Bedouins win by 80 runs Report by Spratters, who apparently has the Caps Lock jammed on his keyboard. I’d try and make it more legible but I’m pushed for time. Have I told you I’m going away? WITH ONLY NINE BEDS AVAILABLE, TWO YOUNG … [Read more…]