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 Club held its annual general meeting on the 14th November, during which two new captains were appointed as well as a new secretary. The club is delighted to welcome Adam Mitchell into the role of 1st XI captain, who will be joining ahead of the 2022 season. He will be replacing Joe Veacock, who… Continue reading AGM Update : Two New Captains and a Change of Secretary.
The 2nd XI were frustrated in their attempts to climb out the relegation zone at the weekend, losing at home to Marshfield 3s by 40 runs. Stand-in skipper Tom Watling won the toss and elected to field first, a decision he would have initially rued when the visitors got off to an electric start with… Continue reading 2nd XI lose key clash to Marshfield despite late Dave Light heroics.
Melksham 2nd XI won their bottom-of-the-table clash at home against Trowbridge 3rd XI by the barest of margins, emerging victorious by just 1-wickets thanks to the efforts of Tony Trotman with the bat. Skipper Chris Long won the toss for Melksham and opted to bowl first on a scorching hot day. The opening overs went… Continue reading Trotman the hero as 2nd XI win by the narrowest of margins vs Trowbridge 3s
Melksham 1st XI pulled off a massive win at the weekend with a commanding 6-wicket triumph at Box against Corsham 3rd XI. Chay Forester continued his relentless away form with yet another big score on the road. With the team languishing in the relegation zone and in urgent need of a win, Melksham began the… Continue reading Forester stars on the road again as Melksham beat Corsham 3s by 6 wickets.
Melksham 1st XI endured yet another frustrating afternoon during the visit of Marshfield 2s, losing a low scoring thriller by 4 wickets. After a delayed start due to rain, which meant that the match was reduced to just 40 overs per side, Melksham were put into bat after losing the toss. Runs came at a… Continue reading Both sides suffer damaging defeats in difficult weekend for the club.