Burnside Cricket – Newsletter 3, 2014/15 Season

Hello everyone

Don’t forget our competition

Be in to win

Make sure you get your entry in before 5pm next Wednesday to be in the draw to win Gary Bartlett’s biography. Only recipients of this newsletter will be entering, so the odds are pretty good! See last week’s newsletter (front page of our website) for details.

Junior Cricket this Friday and Saturday!

Finally, Junior Cricket has arrived. Friday night cricket starts at 6pm, and most Saturday cricket starts at 9am.

Parents, don’t be like this on the way to some obscure away match venue:

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Check out the excellent guide to Christchurch cricket grounds via the link on this page of our website

If it’s wet on Saturday mornings, cancellation information is also on this page. Friday evening cancellations will be advised by email and on our club Facebook page

A winning Senior weekend

5 out of our 8 Senior Teams won on the weekend, and it would have been 6 if both the Brawlers and the Cannons could have won the local derby.

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Micah Campbell’s 5th wicket, and a Premier win all sown up

The Premiers had a great innings and 45 run win over Marist-Harewood and the 2As also won comfortably against the same club. The 2Bs went down to Hornby, but the Presidents Foxes triumphed in a close contest over Merivale-Papanui. In the 3B Grade, the Cannons overcame the Brawlers, and the Mariners had a loss. The Dubai Diamond Traders had their first victory for the club.

Quality not quantity on the Honours Board

There were some important contributions on the weekend, notably Gareth Gibson’s and Hamish Kember’s batting and bowling for the Foxes and Guy Borren’s bowling to take the heart out of Marist-Harewood for the 2As.

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The classical Gareth Gibson

However, a select group of only three made the Board this week. Micah Campbell took his first ever Premier grade bag of five wickets to spearhead the charge to victory. Adam Gillett’s 88 was at the heart of the 2A win. And Tom Sturman’s first innings 65 for the 2Bs was an omission from last week’s report. Well done lads.

Al Brown Top Ten

After the first morning grade round, there are 3 Premiers, one player from the 2As, two players from the 2Bs, three Presidents Foxes and one Brawler in the top ten of the Al Brown leaderboard. The Brawlers’ Landon Neal has his second week at the top, after another useful effort with the bat. Who are the other nine? – find out here

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Landon Neal  – Al Brown leader

Did you know?

……that the new Canterbury Kings are giving away 5000 tickets to their first home game at the new Hagley Oval on 13 November? Get yours here on this website by clicking the Tickets button.

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Have a great cricketing weekend

Regards

Burnside Cricket

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