A Brief Bedouins History

It is a great pleasure to write the first item under the title Warner’s Corner. There are probably only a few of you who know where that name came from. I had a penchant for fielding in the same position every week, one that allowed me to perhaps only touch the ball twice in 20 … [Read more…]

Recollections from afar

Memories from one Bedouin now exiled in Edinburgh: I was a very occasional player for the Bedouins having served my apprenticeship through the Suspects in the early 90s . I was recruited in a very nepotistic way through “de management”, the heir to the throne (now crowned) got me in the starting line up Having … [Read more…]

Beds go out with a bang

Alveley v Bedouins at Alveley – Sunday, 21 August 2011 Beds win by  55 runs Bedouins finished their 2011 season with a trip to Alveley for a 30 over-a-side game on a pleasantly sunny Sunday afternoon. Thomas and Ferguson were back in the side, with Lock and Branch otherwise engaged and Currie picking up fares … [Read more…]

Thriller!

Bedouins v SSP at Enville – Sunday, 14 August 2011 Beds win by 1 wicket The Bedouins annual game against Jim Robinson and his SSP side is always a highlight in the fixtures and has produced some exciting games in the past. Lately, the majority have swung the way of the side from Halifax. Last … [Read more…]

The Flashing Blade

Bedouins v Enville “A”  at Enville – Wednesday 10th August 2011 Beds lost by 9 wickets Gazing out over the rooftops of Kidderminster towards the dreaming spires of Sainsbury’s and thinking about last night’s game against Enville “A”, the image that pops up again and again is the flashing blade of Mr Robert Lock. The … [Read more…]

A win!

Enville Over 40s v Bedouins at Envile – Thursday, 28 July 2011 Beds win by 87 runs Bedouins finally got back to winning ways with a comfortable victory against Enville Over 40s. Was it a coincidence that there was also a change in skipper? George is now promoted from Vice to Captain for the rest … [Read more…]

Er, oh dear…..

Bedouins v Kinlet at Enville – Wednesday, 29 June 2011 Beds lost by 109 runs Spratters writes: The evening began with a sky reminiscent of the one depicted in John Constable’s ‘Chain Pier’ which soon gave way to a mixture of Cummulo Nimbus and Cirrus clouds emerging from over Enville Hall. But anyway that’s quite … [Read more…]

Dos cervezas, por favor

Bedouins v Wilkes Tranter at Enville – Wednesday, 22 June 2011 Beds win by 9 wickets As this is being written, the skipper is packing his budgie smugglers and heading for sunnier climes so just a few brief notes from the game versus Wilkes Tranter. Team news: Hill A was still sidelined but Johnston made … [Read more…]

Beds go back to school

Kinlet v Bedouins at Moffatt School – Wednesday, 15 June 2011 Beds lost by 4 runs The Beds travelled over the water (the River Severn that is) to play Kinlet in the picturesque grounds of Moffat School. The usual conundrum of trying to get a team together for an away fixture and as a result … [Read more…]