Cryptics Cricket Club News pages

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01 Jan 2020
The Cryptics Cricket Club welcomes 2020

Dear ##firstname## I am delighted to wish you and your family all the best for 2020. It is with sadness that I write that former Club President Simon Westhead died just before Christmas.  Simon came on the Club’s first pre-season tour to Sporting Alf... [ Read more ]

21 Dec 2019
Sad news about Simon Westhead

I am very sorry to have to report the death early on Wednesday 18th December of former Club President Simon Westhead.  Simon was a man whose warmth and delight in cricket generally and Cryptics cricket in particular was always in evidence.  Simon's s... [ Read more ]

03 Dec 2019
SAVE THE DATE - Annual Dinner - Sat 21 March 2020

The 2020 dinner will be on Saturday 21st March at the OUOTC. Save the date and pop it in your diaries NOW - more details to follow in the new year. [ Read more ]

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 ]

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 ]