Oooops!!

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…]

Bedouins go wild in the country

Kinlet v Bedouins at Moffat School – Wednesday, 13 June 2012 Bedouins win by 4 wickets This seasons skipper Branch kept his 100% winning record with an away win at Kinlet. It was a good team performance from the Bedouins in a game that was finely poised and keenly contested throughout and played in the … [Read more…]

Normal service resumed…

Bedouins v RWE at Enville – Wednesday, 23 May 2012 Bedouins won by 6 runs After a dismal start to the 2012 season, with their first three fixtures being called off due to the weather, the Bedouins finally got their campaign underway with a home fixture against RWE – otherwise known as the Karl Aston … [Read more…]

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…]