Geddington Cricket Club Backtrack


Picture: Steve Toseland batting for Geddington 2nd Team during his half-century against Northampton Saints 3rd Team on the 23rd June 2012.


Here is this week's Geddington Cricket Club Backtrack, the week beginning 22nd June-28th June 1977, 1987, 2002, 2007 & 2012.


40 Years Ago: 25th June 1977

J Grewcock and J Russell guided Geddington 1st Team with bat and ball to a 6 wicket win at home to Casuals. Casuals batted first and were All Out for 108 in 36 overs, Grewcock (5-27) took five wickets with the ball for Geddington and there was also four wickets for Russell (4-43). In reply, an unbeaten half-century from Grewcock (56*) and an unbeaten 22 from Russell guided Geddington to their victory of 109 with 4 wickets down in the 29th over.
Geddington 2nd Team were defeated by 2 wickets away at Brixworth 2nd Team. Geddington batted first and made 84-8 off their 40 overs, Tony Slough (31) top-scored with the bat for the visitors. In reply, Brixworth reached their target of 85 in the 27th over with 8 wickets down. Pete Rowney (3-10) and W Crossland (3-22) both taking three wickets each with the ball for Geddington and there was also two wickets for S Ellis (2-49).

15 Years Ago: 22nd June 2002

Geddington 1st Team lost by 10 wickets away at Sharnbrook 1st Team. Geddington were All Out for 74 with Marcus Knight (30) top-scoring with the bat for the visitors. In reply, Sharnbrook reached their target of 75 with no wickets lost in their innings.
An Unbeaten Century from Nathan Dorrington (101*) and a half-century from Paul Woods (50) guided Geddington 2nd Team to a 6 wicket win at home to Raunds 2nd Team, Woods and Dorrington put on 143 for the 3rd wicket partnership as they chased down their target of 196 in the 42nd over. Earlier, Raunds batted first and made 195-4 off their 50 overs, Woods (2-30) took two wickets with the ball for Geddington.

10 Years Ago: 23rd June 2007

Both Geddington 1st Team match away at S & L Corby 1st Team and the 2nd Team match at home to Desborough Town 1st Team were both called off due to the weather.

5 Years Ago: 23rd June 2012

Geddington 1st Team defeated Old Northamptonians 2nd Team by 5 wickets at Old Northamptonians Cricket Club. Old Northamptonians batted first and were All Out for 134 in 48.3 overs. Tiaan Raubenheimer (3-10) took three wickets with the ball for Geddington, Colin Judd (2-14) and Jancan Adams (2-20) both took two wickets each for the visitors. In reply, Geddington reached their target of 135 in the 39th over with 5 wickets down. Adams (36), Ryan Bell (34) and Raubenheimer (33) were all in the runs with the bat for the visitors.
Geddington 2nd Team lost by 7 wickets at home to Northampton Saints 3rd Team. Geddington batted first and were All Out for 145 in 47.4 overs, Steve Toseland (55) top-scored with a half-century for the home side. In reply, Northampton Saints reached their target of 146 in the 45th over. Mark Franklin (2-29) took two wickets with the ball for Geddington, Marcus Knight (1-26) picked the other wicket to fall.
Geddington 3rd Team were the big winners with a 236 runs victory at home to Higham Ferrers 2nd Team. Higham Ferrers were All Out for 32 in 25.5 overs, Ross Campbell (5-15) taking five wickets for Geddington, there was also four wickets for Miles Knight (4-13). Earlier, Geddington batted first and made 268-6 declared off 42 overs, Keegan Biddle (57), Miles Knight (54) and Matthew Peleszok (51) all scoring half-centuries with the bat for the home side, Rob Whitfield (40) and Brodie Biddle (26) were also in the runs.

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