Catches win matches

Bedouins v Karl Aston XI – Wednesday, 21 July 2010 Bedouins won by 10 wickets Never before has the saying “catches win matches” been more accurate. Bedouins held an impressive 6 catches to skittle out a competitive Karl Aston XI and romp to a second 10 wicket victory of the season. For once the Bedouins … [Read more…]

Out of sorts

Bedouins v Pedmore House at Enville – Wednesday, 30 June 2010 Bedouins lost by 22 runs Bedouins welcomed back some absentees from the last few games for the home fixture with Pedmore House. Currie, George and Moxon all returned to the fold but it was not enough to rescue the Beds from another defeat in … [Read more…]

Capitulation

Kinlet v Bedouins at Moffat School – Tuesday, 29 June 2010 Bedouins lost by 71 runs After many seasons of trying, and having the game rained off, the Bedouins rolled into Moffat school in the wilds of the Shropshire countryside to play Kinlet in setting much akin to that of Enville. You could come up … [Read more…]

Hall of Fame

Pictured: The victorious Bedouins side at Ombersley. Back row, left to right: Pearson, Branch, Lockley, Susman, Hill A., Hall. Front row: Dewinski, Hancock, Hill J., Bond (Basildon Bond) Open GI v Bedouins at Ombersley – Wednesday, 23 June 2010 Bedouins won by 10 runs After a more than unconvincing performance the previous week against Kinlet, … [Read more…]

Water performance

Bedouins v HMP Birmingham at Enville – Wednesday, 26 May 2010 Match abandoned Bedouins went head to head with HMP Birmingham on what started out as a bone dry Enville ground. Shame it didn’t stay that way. Bedouins batted first by default as come start time they only had seven players. Hill A. who had … [Read more…]

Matt finish

Alveley Over 45s v Bedouins at Alveley – Sunday, 23 May 2010 Bedouins won by 10 wickets It was a sunny and very hot recreation ground at Alveley that hosted this Sunday fixture against Alveley Over 45s. Originally intended to be a 40 over-a-side game it was agreed that due to the heat it would … [Read more…]

Game of chance

Bedouins v Chancers at Enville – Wednesday 19th May 2010 Bedouins lost by 5 wickets Bedouins took on a new side in the the form of the Chancers and it proved to be quite an even contest although the Chancers won it by 5 wickets. Bedouins batted first, opening with Branch and Moxon. Moxon wasted … [Read more…]

Darkness descends

Bedouins v Higgs at Enville – Wednesday, 5 May 2010 Bedouins won by 28 runs Bedouins kick-started their 2010 season in style with a 28 run victory over Higgs on a very drizzly and overcast Enville ground. Both sides fielded 10 men with the Bedouins including young Rhys Lockley and even younger (14 years old) … [Read more…]

Duck Supper 2004

A re-visit of the days when Bedouins legend, John Warner, was in charge of giving a re-cap of the seasons happenings at the annual Duck Supper. No holds barred…   For some reason, I was asked to resurrect the ritual humiliation of all attending this evening’s event. Having played only a handful of games this … [Read more…]

Duck Supper 2002

A re-visit of the days when Bedouins legend, John Warner, was in charge of giving a re-cap of the seasons happenings at the annual Duck Supper. No holds barred…   It is that time of year again, when assuming I have brought the correct notes, I get to have my say on the personal performances … [Read more…]