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3 years ago, By Phil Gill

The Legends opened up with a resounding victory in a fitting tribute to another Legend, the late Alan Forbes.

The Legends were in a sombre mood as the season opened up with a resounding win.

 

Fitting of the name Legend, a minutes silence (which was immaculately observed by KRCC - thank you) was held for our Chris' Dad, The Cricketing Legend Alan Forbes (pictured), who disastrously passed away last Saturday after an extremely short illness. Alan was a guy who, if you were friends with, would back you to the hilt, stand shoulder to shoulder with you but who could also show generous amounts of compassion and humility. A strong and ferocious opponent, he was a true Legend in the Aberdeen cricketing community and his humour (and temper) will never be forgotten. It was a privilege to have known him and everyone associated with The Legends sends the Forbes family they're sincere condolences.

Please note that Alan Forbes' funeral is on Wednesday 23rd at the West Crematorium starting at 13:35
I'm sure Chris would appreciate your support if you can make it


Skip won the toss and Dod and Tim opened up as usual. Dod and Jonny did some serious damage, both retiring and the rest chipped in to make a respectable 148-5

Chris and Dougie, ably assisted by Church and Z soon polished off the KRCC batting in which only Prem threatened and the Legends finished them of in the 16th over.

 

An excellent victory for ra boys!!

Where next?

And so it begins..................................NOT The home match against Lawhore Karahi has been postponed thanks to a waterlogged pitch.
Gentlemen Players not up for the cup The Legends completed a routine victory over GPOR in the cup on a fine evening at APS.

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