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25 Aug 2019
TWO GREAT MATCHES ON ONE DAY - Australia and Cryptics both lose by one wicket!

While England were pulling off an astonishing victory at Headingly the Cryptics were close to winning at Hampstead...but actually lost! Cricket was the winner etc etc. This match was first played in 1912 and is the fixture which the Cryptics Cricket ... [ Read more ]

09 Jul 2019
Marcus Ward and Rufus Nolan brilliantly defy MCC to secure draw

It was another beautiful day at Bradfield and the groundstaff there had done a great job.  The Cryptics President had been forced into some late changes and fielded a side perhaps a little less experienced than had been originally planned against a s... [ Read more ]

23 Jun 2019
Another cracker at Amersham!

Sunday 23rd June 2019, 11.30am Amersham CC v Cryptics CC Cryptics CC won toss and elected to bowl Another cracking contest between the Cryptics and Amersham, that went down to the wire, and could have gone either way! Ben Westhead was unfortunate n... [ Read more ]

19 May 2019
Pink Cryptics secure draw with Grasshoppers - confused? Read on

The Cryptics and the Pink Elephants amalgamated under Joe Ireland's leadership to draw with the Grasshoppers of Arundel Castle; more here. [ Read more ]

05 May 2019
Cryptics draw with Stragglers of Asia

A strong upper order batting display at Ascott Park saw the Cryptics make 257-8 including half centuries from Andrew McCulla (56) and Tom Gurney (70). The momentum was halted by an impressive second spell from B. Gravett who bowled five Cryptics in f... [ Read more ]

18 Apr 2019

Dear ##firstname##, After an excellent dinner and AGM, the 2019 Season is almost here and I look forward to an excellent one.  As a Club member you can help make that happen. If you are a player, please go to the Fixtures page here and contact the M... [ Read more ]

30 Mar 2019
AGM & Annual Dinner 2019 - Report

This year’s AGM and dinner were held on Saturday 23rd March at Oxford University’s Officer Training Corps, a regular and notably popular venue amongst the Cryptics due principally to the outstanding menu and MOD subsidised bar! Early on in the after... [ Read more ]