AGM Minutes 2014

HELD 4th NOVEMBER 2014  2000 HRS Chairman, Brian Susman In attendance: A Susman, A Hill, R Spratley, A Gregory, J Branch, P Lippitt, L Bywater. APOLOGIES Apologies received from George, Currie, Howells, J Hill and Hancock 1.     FIXTURES BS confirmed with the agreement of those in attendance that we will look to maintain all … [Read more…]

Beds lose their way in the dark

Bedouins v Open GI (at Ombersley) – Wednesday, 6 August 2014 Beds lost by 21 runs The guy in the trophy shop used to say “Back again?” when handed the Open GI shield for engraving every year, with “Bedouins” appearing on it as winners year after year.  Now his business has suddenly dropped off, as … [Read more…]

Bedouins beaten by Beacon

  Bedouins v Beacon CC at Womborne – Wednesday, 30 July 2014 Beds lost by 17 runs Another new fixture for the Bedouins, alongside the Staffs/Worcester Canal at Wombourne, where a straight hit for six would, at the appropriate end, always deposit the ball in the canal.  A fact that the Beds bowlers discovered all … [Read more…]

Tenants v Landlords

Bedouins v Enville Over 40s at Enville – Wednesday, 23 July 2014 Bedouins won by 6 runs Every time the Bedouins play the Enville Over 40s, the opposition appears to get younger.  Is that just a product of the Beds getting older – or, perish the thought, could it be that Enville are introducing the … [Read more…]

Kinlet get revenge

Bedouins v Kinlet at Enville – Sunday, 13 July 2014 Beds lose by 67 runs Adrian Susman returned hotfoot (in fact hot-everything) from holiday in Morocco for the Beds’ annual Sunday meeting with our friends from Kinlet – not quite true, as he was due to come home anyway, but it sounds good.  He was … [Read more…]

Wide win

Bedouins v Pedmore Over 40s at Pedmore – Wednesday, 9 July 2014 Bedouins win by 5 wickets The return fixture against Pedmore Over 40s (one or two of them would have needed a few biological tests to check their qualification to be regarded as “over 40”), was on the lovely Pedmore ground on a perfect … [Read more…]

Bedouins pinch it

Bedouins v Pedmore House (Austin’s Army) – Wednesday, 2 July 2014 Bedouins won by 7 wickets Austin brought his Pedmore House team to Enville for the annual fixture, and it turned out to be a close contest, which the Beds just managed to win. Pedmore House batted first and, with skipper Gregory retiring on 30, … [Read more…]

Beds are Fossilised

Bedouins v Fossils at Birlingham – Sunday, 15 June 2014 Beds lost by 9 wickets A new Sunday fixture for the Beds.  The venue was the beautiful Birlingham CC ground, in the heart of the Worcestershire stockbroker belt.  The hosts turned out to be very welcoming, and considerably more accomplished (and, in some cases, younger) … [Read more…]

Have you got your box on?

Bedouins v Kinlet at Moffatt School – Wednesday, 11 June 2014 Beds win by 2 wickets After two games lost to rain, the Bedouins recorded a rare 20-over win against Kinlet at the Moffatt School ground, out in the beautiful Shropshire countrywide, where sheep were grazing not quite so safely, with a short boundary on … [Read more…]

Back down to earth

Bedouins v Chancers at Enville – Wednesday, 21 May 2014 Beds lost by 18 runs Bedouins came down to earth with a bump in their second game of the season, losing by 18 runs to the Chancers. The visitors batted first and, with a solid batting performance, maintained a good scoring rate to finish on … [Read more…]