Newsletter 2013/14 – Edition 3 – Week of 14 October 2013

Hello everyone

In this week’s edition:

Featured Sponsors
Junior Cricket underway this weekend
Junior Cricketers – finding the right ground!
BWU the only Premier team to win on Saturday
Coming up this weekend – Senior Cricket
Coming up this weekend – Junior Cricket
Did you know? – Sachin Tendulkar and NZ

FEATURED SPONSORS

This week’s featured sponsors, whose ongoing support we very much appreciate, are two trusts who have provided us for funding for grounds equipment and staffing, and for other important projects such as pre-season training for our Premier squad:

Air Rescue Services Limited
Christchurch Earthquake Recovery Trust

JUNIOR CRICKET UNDERWAY THIS WEEKEND

Junior Cricket kicks off this weekend, with Friday night players starting at 6pm. The first ball of the Saturday morning junior cricket season will be bowled at 9am.

JUNIOR CRICKETERS – FINDING THE RIGHT GROUND!

Not sure where your ground or pitch is?

If you are playing at Burnside Oval, you can download a pitch map on this page

If you are at an away venue, maps to, and maps of, the grounds are in the first lin on this page.

BWU THE ONLY PREMIER TEAM TO WIN ON SATURDAY

Mid-week rain prevented all but top grade cricket last weekend. Even then, only one result was squeezed in between downpours on Saturday. Luckily, it involved our Premiers and they were on the right side of the ledger at the end. Dismissing Riccarton for 110 (Matt Farrant and Sam Noster three wickets each), BWU was 60/4 when rain stopped play. This was enough to give them a win by six runs on calculated run rate, and jump them to an early, albeit slight, leaderboard lead after two rounds of the Premier one day competition.

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND – SENIOR CRICKET

The Senior draw this weekend is:

Premiers v Canterbury Country, Mainpower Oval 1, 10.30am
2As v Riccarton, Burnside Oval 1, 10:30am
2Bs v Riccarton, Burnside Oval 2, 11:00am
3B Brawlers v 3B Cannons, Burnside Oval 3, 1:00pm
3B Mariners v Heathcote, Hillsborough Domain, 1.00pm
Presidents Foxes v Sydenham Hospital, Burnside Oval 4, 1:00pm

COMING UP THIS WEEKEND – JUNIOR CRICKET

The Junior draw this weekend is:

Year 8/7 Premier: BWU1 v St Andrews 1, Cobham School 1a, 12.30pm
Year 8 Section 2: BWU2 v Medbury 3, Burnside Oval 7, 9:00am
Year 7 Premier: BWU3 v Sumner 1 Straits, Burnside Oval 6, 9:00am
Year 6 Section 2: BWU4 v Lancaster Park Woolston 7, Burnside Oval 8, 9:00am
Year 5 Section 1: BWU5 v East-Shirley 9, Burnside Park 5a, 9:00am
Year 5 Super 8 Section 2: BWU6 v East-Shirley 12, Marshlands School, 1a, 9:00am
Year 5 Super 8 Section 2: BWU7 v Merivale-Papanui 6, Ilam School 1a, 9:00am

DID YOU KNOW? – SACHIN TENDULKAR AND NZ

Sachin Tendulkar is in the news this week because he is retiring soon after his 200th test match. Unbelievably, he first played a test against New Zealand in February 1990. It was his fifth test and it was here is Christchurch. Have a look here at the team of long-retired Kiwis he opposed. What a strong New Zealand team too, and it had a comfortable victory, with Tendulkar scoring a duck in the first innings.

Have a great cricketing weekend.

Regards

Paul O’Flaherty
Chairman

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