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13 Oct 2018
Cryptic Scores Maiden Test Century at 18 years old

You may have noticed that a Cryptic has become the youngest Indian to score a debut test century.   From BBC Sport:   From Wikipedia: :   In 2013 Prithvi Shaw pla... [ Read more ]

07 Oct 2018
Annual General Meeting and Dinner 2019

The President and Committee are pleased to announce the date for the 2019 Annual General Meeting and Dinner. The Club will be returning to the Officers' Mess of the Oxford University Officer Training Corp, and the culinary expertise of David Cook (ch... [ Read more ]

26 Jul 2018
Cryptic, Alex Milton, makes century on County Championship debut.

Alex Milton, a player from the Cryptic's team in recent West Midlands Tours, capped his Specsavers County Championship debut for Worcestershire against Somerset by scoring a century. Coming to the crease on a hat-trick ball, with Worcestershire on 65... [ Read more ]

11 Jul 2018
MCC beat Club by 64 runs at sundrenched Bradfield

On a wonderful day at Bradfield College, MCC elected to bat first.  After an early breakthrough things were looking grim for the Cryptics at 84-1 at drinks.  An inspired bowling change saw Cryptics' captain Joe Ireland bring himself on and get 4 wick... [ Read more ]

24 Jun 2018
Batsmen flourish while bowlers flag in heat at Amersham

Amersham v Cryptics Amersham 282 for 6 dec 43.3 overs (G Rance 104*S Rogers 42, S Rance 35, Marcus Ward 2-51, Mike Stafford 2-67)  Cryptics 277 for 4 50 overs (Matt Pugh 94*, Mike Stafford 62, Ed Montague 61, S Rogers 2-54) Amersham Cricket Club, in ... [ Read more ]

17 Jun 2018
Club wins in front of record crowd

Cryptics vs Sandhurst Wanderers - Nonchalant catches, 15,000 spectators and a touch of magic.... Cryptics 152 for 8 (30 overs) - B Tibble 28, A McCulla 26, J Pym 24, Basir 4-20 Sandhurst Wanderers 148 all out (28.2.overs) - Cross 75, Dean 23, C Fox 3... [ Read more ]

03 Jun 2018
Nine wicket win over Downs

Oxford Downs 131 all out (Joe Ireland 3-13, Will Buckland 2-22, Chris Fox 2-25, Jamie Firth 2-41) Cryptics 132-1 (Billy Mead 83*, Rob Walker 35*) The Cryptics took to the field a little after the scheduled start time ensuring that everyone knew who e... [ Read more ]

13 May 2018
Tom Jones leads Club to victory over Elephants with brilliant ton

What a return to Club colours for Tom Jones!  In his first match for the Club in a few years, and watched by his wife of six months, Tom destroyed the Pink Elephants' attack with a brilliant 120 not out in 28 overs.  See the full match report [ Read more ]

29 Apr 2018
Royal Wedding & Commonwealth Leaders Meetings prevent April start to the season!

Cryptics CC v Royal Household CC - Sun 29 April / Cancelled RHCC have informed the Club that due to the weather, and preparations that the Windsor Castle ground staff have had to complete for the Commonwealth Leaders Meeting and the impending Royal ... [ Read more ]