Tag: Cricket

The Class Of 81 – Ending 52 Years In Waiting

The cricketing summer of 1981 will always be remembered for England’s sensational Ashes victory over the Australians and the exploits of a certain Ian Botham and Bob Willis. It was… read more The Class Of 81 – Ending 52 Years In Waiting

Cuckney Sink Wollaton To Bottom

A busy weekend in the Owzat-Cricket Nottinghamshire Premier League Premier Division sees just Cuckney CC, and Papplewick & Linby CC, lead the way as the only two sides with a… read more Cuckney Sink Wollaton To Bottom

Lords Rain Succumbs Notts To Draw

Middlesex 195 & 133/3 v Nottinghamshire 415 & 295/5 dec (County Championship Division Two) 12.05.22-15.05.22 *four day match drawn An unbeaten hundred from opener Sam Robson and heavy rain in… read more Lords Rain Succumbs Notts To Draw

The Dependable Career Of William Whysall

Known affectionately as ‘Dodge’ William Whysall was one of Nottinghamshire CCC’s most dependable batsman as the county developed into a strong side after the First World War. Born in the… read more The Dependable Career Of William Whysall

Notts Going Strong At Lords

In the latest county championship match at the Lord’s cricket ground, Nottinghamshire are in full control having started their second innings on 6/0 going into day three, after they finished… read more Notts Going Strong At Lords

Cuckney & Papplewick Leading The Way

Double tops in the Owzat-Cricket Notts Premier League following Saturday’s matches, the top two of Cuckney CC, and Papplewick & Linby CC, moved onto twenty-four, and twenty points, respectively, after… read more Cuckney & Papplewick Leading The Way

Notts Head To Lords With Memories Of Middlesex

Nottinghamshire meet Middlesex in the next round of the County Championship Division Two fixtures tomorrow, the four day game starting May 12, at the world famous Lord’s Cricket ground. Oddly… read more Notts Head To Lords With Memories Of Middlesex

The Best Of Notts Twenty20 Blasters

With the domestic twenty20 competition due to get under way in a few weeks time, we take a look at the top ten highest individual strike rates in an innings… read more The Best Of Notts Twenty20 Blasters

By George – The Best Of Notts

The enviable title of the highest run scorer in Nottinghamshire County Cricket club history goes to the ever-lasting George Gunn. An incredible career spanning 30 years (1902-1932), saw Gunn amass… read more By George – The Best Of Notts

Wilfred Flowers – Cricket’s First ‘Double’ All-Rounder

Wilfred Flowers was one of the longest-serving players of Nottinghamshire cricket. He was one of the leading all-round players of his era, known for his slow off-break spin bowling and… read more Wilfred Flowers – Cricket’s First ‘Double’ All-Rounder

Cuckney Setting The Pace In Premier League

Defending Owzat-Cricket Nottinghamshire Cricket Board Premier League champions, Kimberley Institute CC (128 pts), have begun the new campaign with a win and a loss, after narrowly claiming the title, by… read more Cuckney Setting The Pace In Premier League

Notts Seconds Chase Down Leicestershire

Nottinghamshire II 352 & 382/5 v Leicestershire II 511/7 dec & 222/7 dec (Second XI Championship) 02.05.22-05.05.22 *four day match Nottinghamshire win by five wickets In an amazing run chase,… read more Notts Seconds Chase Down Leicestershire

Arthur Shrewsbury – Batting Beyond Boundaries

Arthur Shrewsbury was arguably the greatest batsman to have played for Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. In an age when WG Grace was a ‘master of all he surveys’ Shrewsbury managed… read more Arthur Shrewsbury – Batting Beyond Boundaries

Billy Gunn – The Original Notts Powerhouse

In simple terms, William ‘Billy’ Gunn was one of Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club’s greatest ever cricketers. Standing over 6 foot tall, a giant of his time, Gunn amassed over 25,000… read more Billy Gunn – The Original Notts Powerhouse

Impressive Notts Win Again

Nottinghamshire 266 & 233/5 v Worcestershire 159 & 339 (County Championship Division Two) 28.04.22-01.05.22 *four day match Nottinghamshire win by five wickets A third win in four County Championship matches… read more Impressive Notts Win Again

Notts Beat Durham With Day To Spare

Durham 230 & 117 v 488/9 dec Nottinghamshire (County Championship Division Two) 23.04.22 *day three (of four) A fantastic performance with bat and ball allowed Nottinghamshire to bounce back from… read more Notts Beat Durham With Day To Spare

Notts Build Lead Over Durham

Durham 230 v 371/3 Nottinghamshire (County Championship Division Two) 22.04.22 *day two (of four) If Carlsberg did Fridays they would favourably put Notts in control of cricket matches so that… read more Notts Build Lead Over Durham

Notts Attack Rips Through Durham

Durham 230 v 50/0 Nottinghamshire (County Championship Division Two) 21.04.22 *day one (of four) It was a good day for Nottinghamshire who bowled out their hosts Durham and reduced a… read more Notts Attack Rips Through Durham

A Drunken Day At Trent Bridge

We’ve been calling him Scotch John for the last ten years… It’s only now that he tells me his name is ‘Duncan’… Those of you who know will know, Scottish… read more A Drunken Day At Trent Bridge

Notts Beaten By Glamorgan

Nottinghamshire 302 & 242 v Glamorgan 379 & 166/3 (County Championship Division Two) 14.04.22-17.04.22 *four day match Glamorgan win by seven wickets A first match of the season at Trent… read more Notts Beaten By Glamorgan