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 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.
The 2nd XI endured another frustrating afternoon, succumbing to a 21-run defeat at home to Bradford-on-Avon 2s despite some late batting heroics from skipper Chris Long. Melksham’s captain opted to field first after winning the toss and was immediately vindicated when Freddie Honeybone struck with just the second ball of the match. Bradford were… Continue reading 2nd XI fall short v Bradford-on-Avon 2s despite late heroics from Chris Long