Cricket Diary

Returning to play cricket in 2021 aged 57 following a 33 year absence from the game was one of the best (and worst) decisions that I have made. Neither my …

Cricket Diary: Balance

Can’t remember the last time I wore sunglasses! This was the outcome of a discussion with Sand about the weather this summer. WellI say summer! We only have two summers …

Cricket Diary: Perspective

No Cricket (again), England Batting Collapse in Test (again), Cancelled Hospital Procedure (again), Bought Cricket Gloves (again) ….. A key ingredient of a cricket diary is cricket, yet once again …

Cricket Diary: the Siesta is back.

Gooseberry Ice Cream. Parents 60th Anniversary. Siestas. Two totally different losses, The Hundred & Bat Refurbishment. Who needs Spain eh!? A frustrating weekend playing no cricket on what was the …

Cricket Diary: Less is More

Probably shouldn’t have booked Hermes to bring it home. No nets for me on Monday as I was not netting on Tuesday (ODI at Edgbaston), Wednesday (Over 50s match at …

Batting For Caverswall Cricket Club 1980

Cricket Diary: Getting Real

All started to get real this week: real hot, real cold, real stiff, real sore, real painful, real aches, real pains, but also real smiles, real humour, real good spirit, …