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27 Jul 2021
SAM ELSTONE BREAKS CRYPTICS RECORD AND CHASES HIS FATHER'S CRYPTICS ACHIEVEMENTS

Congratulations to Sam Elstone! Sam's 205*  against the Free Foresters is the highest score for the Club in its 111 years, surpassing C. Sharpe's 204 in 1996 and A.G.Doggart's 200 in 1936, the only other double hundreds scored for the Club.  Sam's 2... [ Read more ]

25 Jul 2021
Walk in The Parks for double centurion Sam Elstone

Cryptics v Free Foresters (The Parks, Oxford)  Cryptics CC 292 for 4 dec S Elston 204* J Carroll 37 G McComb 34* Free Foresters CC 134 all out E Berlusconi 47 J Ireland 6-18 Cryptics won by 158 runs   [ Read more ]

12 Jul 2021
MCC MATCH CANCELLED

Heavy overnight rain and bad forecast led to the cancellation on the advice of the groundsman.   A strong Cryptics XI was therefore sadly stood down.   [ Read more ]

28 Jun 2021
MIKE STAFFORD'S 4-16 ROUNDS UP STRAGGLERS

Great bowling by Stragglers Debayan Dasgupta (also Cryptic) saw the Club in trouble but skipper Nick Ashton steadied the ship and we eventually got to 153.  It never looked to be enough and at 72-1 at tea, the Stragglers looked in complete control.  ... [ Read more ]

20 Jun 2021
Another high scoring game at Amersham ends in draw

Amersham CC v Cryptics CC at Shardeloes, Amersham Sunday 20th June 2021 Amersham CC 301 for 5 dec (A Palmer 101*, D Ishaq 60, P Weston 52*, A Rajapaksa 50, R Willis 2-53) Cryptics CC 268 for 4 (R Willis 106*, E Montague 73, C Briant 2-50, M Choksi 2-... [ Read more ]

28 Apr 2021
April Draw winners Nicholas Hodgson and Jeremy Winter

The April draw was conducted using algorithms the government would be proud of and I am pleased to announce, I won (and so did Jeremy Winter). To celebrate, I will be buying all Cryptics CC members who are in the Duke in Saffron Walden this evening, ... [ Read more ]

06 Apr 2021
March Draw winners: Chris Ward and Mark Williams Congratulations

The March draw took place during the recent Committee Meeting and it was a welcome coincidence for those attending (virtually) that the prizes were both won by Committee members. NB As some players donate their winnings to the Club, please do not pes... [ Read more ]

14 Mar 2021
CRYPTICS FIXTURES AND KIT - LATEST NEWS

Dear ##firstname## I hope that you and yours are well and looking forward to the easing of restrictions and getting your whites on for some glorious cricket in a season which promises to be one of the sunniest on record! Our 2021 season is looking go... [ Read more ]

02 Mar 2021
February Draw winners: Alex Hutchinson and Rob Walker. Congratulations.

After a bumper prize payout of £140 in the December draw, a number of new members joined the Draw Club (the more the merrier). As it turned out, the second monthly draw of the year saw a returning Draw Club member scoop the big prize enabling him to ... [ Read more ]
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