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24 Oct 2022

The  Club Dinner had the largest attendance in recent years and was a thoroughly enjoyable evening.  Cryptics 18-84 years old enjoyed excellent food and wine and a superb after dinner speech by Robert Winder.*  Many thanks to Robert and indeed to Joh... [ Read more ]

24 Oct 2022
Tim Huins' Memorial Service

Tim Huins died on 28 September.  Tim was a much loved GP in Oxfordshire for many years. Tim was a most elegant opening bat and played regularly for the Cryptics. His father was a Cryptic, and, of course, his brother Mike, a top policeman, was very ... [ Read more ]

29 Aug 2022

The Cryptics chased 262 to win in 40 overs and almost got there ending up on 261 for a tie! [ Read more ]

16 Aug 2022
Cryptics End of Season Push

Dear ##firstname## This is the final call for the remaining events of the Cryptics 2022 Season; please get in touch with the relevant Match Managers ASAP if you can play.  Wednesday 17th August v Worcester Gents. Match Manager Rob Walker STILL NEEDS ... [ Read more ]

14 Aug 2022
Brilliant Cryptics chase to beat HAC

Superb 102 from prolific Sam Elstone and swashbuckling 77 from Freddie Simon see the Cryptics chase 278 in 37overs.  [ Read more ]

03 Aug 2022

Three excellent matches in great weather at lovely grounds did not produce the results everyone would have liked with two losses and a draw.  Bowling was tough on good tracks with fast outfields.  There were some good batting performances including a... [ Read more ]

01 Aug 2022
Mike Tant has died

Mike Tant was a long time member of the Club; he and his wife Valerie were on the Club's first tour to Kenya in 1981.  Our thoughts are with his widow Valerie and their family. [ Read more ]

24 Jul 2022

It is with huge sadness that I have to inform you of the death of Patrick Nolan on Friday 22 July. As you may have known he fought a battle against cancer over the last couple of years. Patrick was a superb cricketer and one of the most delightful me... [ Read more ]

17 Jul 2022
Cryptics draw despite epic hot pursuit

The Cryptics ended just four runs short in their chase of the Martyrs 311-7 declared in Oxford in an exciting draw.  The pursuit was built on another century from Sam Elstone (115) and excellent support from Sasha Barras (76) who put on 158 for the s... [ Read more ]