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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

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 ]

02 Jan 2021

I hope that all Cryptics and their families have had a safe and happy holiday season and I wish you all the best for 2021! The new Club shop has generated great interest and we look forward to seeing lots of smartly turned out Cryptics on cricket fi... [ Read more ]

23 Aug 2020
Superb Bartie Pitt-Brown 86* leads Club to 5 wicket win at Hampstead

Cryptics bowled and fielded well and kept Hampstead to 210, probably 30 or 40 below par. Although this was more than it should have been due to some very rusty 'keeping by captain Nick Priestnall until he handed over to someone who did the job proper... [ Read more ]

13 Aug 2020

Paul Armstong's team beat the Hampshire Hogs by 128 runs.   Cryptics  268-4 dec (Bull 102, Joyce 76, Swerling 48) Hogs       140 all out Scorecard and match report to follow.  [ 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 ]