The 1st XI’s opening game of their league campaign saw them narrowly miss out on a brilliant comeback victory, losing by just 5-runs in a high scoring thriller away to Hinton Charterhouse 2s. After the hosts won the toss elected to bat first, Hinton’s opening batman went straight on the offensive, racing to 24 runs… Continue reading 1st XI fall just short in thrilling season opener
The 2nd XI moved to the top of the Division 8 table at weekend with a commanding 10-wicket victory away to Calne 4s. A dominant bowling display from Melksham restricted Calne to a score of just 111 from 39.5 overs, with Tom Watling once again the stand-out performer with the ball; registering figures of 4-22… Continue reading 2ND XI MATCH REPORT: Melksham move to the top with 10-wicket win over Calne 4s.
The 1st XI made a major statement at Melksham House this weekend, with a Rich Hemmings-led blitz from the bowling attack skittling out league leaders Hinton Charterhouse 2s for just 58. The homeside were not quite at their best with the bat, making 178 in the first innings with Chay Forester (55) and Joe Veacock… Continue reading 1ST XI MATCH REPORT: Hemmings crushes Hinton as Melksham continue winning streak
The 2nd XI chalked up yet another win at the weekend, cruising to a dominant 177-run win at home against a depleted Biddestone 4s. A 160-run opening stand between Dan Carpenter and Ian Doyle set the tone for the afternoon, with Melksham in the end finishing on 284-7 against a Biddestone side who persevered well… Continue reading 2ND XI MATCH REPORT: 2s continue winning run with victory over depleted Biddestone 4s.
The 1st XI were successful in their bid to make it five wins from five this weekend, claiming a 4-wicket victory away to Marlborough 2s. The 1st innings saw the visitors concede 217-8, with Luke Wilkins emerging as pick-of-the-bowlers with figures of 2-32 off 9 overs. In the end the poor weather came to Melksham’s… Continue reading 1ST XI MATCH REPORT: Collins and Turner help get Melksham over the line.
The 2nd XI made it a fourth win on the bounce this weekend, with Dan Carpenter scoring an unbeaten 85 to help claim victory by 8 wickets during their trip to bottom-of-the-table Chippenham 6s. The 1st innings did not go to plan at all for the visitors, with some wayward bowling allowing Chippenham to post… Continue reading 2ND XI MATCH REPORT: 2s chase down 248 to win by 8-wickets.