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23 Dec 2023
2nd Century Draw Club Christmas Winner (£75) announced

The Christmas bonus draw was made away from the cameras and media scrutiny to protect the winner from any unnecessary demands being made on his new found wealth. Congratulations to Paul Armstrong has won the £75 prize. Let us hope is does not change ... [ Read more ]

20 Dec 2023
Christmas Message from Cryptics CC

Dear Cryptic / Friend of the Cryptics,   On Saturday 30th September at the AGM, I was elected to the esteemed position of President of the Cryptics Cricket Club. I was very privileged and honoured, to have not only been invited to stand but accepted ... [ Read more ]

15 Sep 2023
2nd Century Draw Club big money to be won at the Dinner JOIN TODAY

Join the 21st century draw club NOW and help pay for your food!!! There will be three draws at the Dinner, the September draw, (£25/£10 plus bonus chance of £108), the special dinner draw (£75) and the sponsored draw for all draw club members attendi... [ Read more ]

03 Sep 2023
Cryptics hang on to close season with a draw at Oxford Downs.

Despite an opening standard of 85 between Junaid Aziz and Jason Doole, the Cryptics struggled to close on the Downs’ 221-4 ending up on 154-8.  [ Read more ]

28 Aug 2023
Hampstead hammer Cryptics

After a good start there was talk of 300 being "par" for this 40 over match.  This was adjusted to maybe 270 or even 250 as wickets fell.  So 190 was never going to be enough.  and so it proved.  Hampstead smashed 193-1 in 22 overs.   Full match rep... [ Read more ]

28 Aug 2023
Missed chances cost dearly at HAC

Ona hot and sunny Sunday the unique and extraordinary HAC ground looked wonderful.  After a great start the Cryptics batting failed to build with chances to build a good total missed.  In the field again chances went begging and eventually HAC secure... [ Read more ]

17 Aug 2023
Cryptics beat Ditchling by 138 runs

Cryptics won the toss and elected to bat. Following a lively opening spell by C.Nolan the Cryptics lost quick wickets and were 8 for 2. With some lovely shots by both Parker and M.Nolan the Cryptics steadied the ship through the first session. Howeve... [ Read more ]

29 Jul 2023
Cryptics 2023 AGM & Dinner - Book Now

Dear ##firstname## The Committee invites you to the 2023 Annual Dinner on Saturday 30th September.  Due to the unavailability of the OUOTC, it will be at a new venue: The Edward Brooks Barracks, home to A Company 7 Rifles TA.  Edward Brooks Barracks... [ Read more ]

24 Jul 2023
Cryptic Mike Stafford selected for England

Congratulations to Mike Stafford on his selection for the England 70+ squad for the forthcoming home Ashes series.  Details here. [ Read more ]