265 Results for author: Luke Sellers

Benny’s back – final Sri Lanka 2018 Tour blog

Final Sri Lanka Tour blog by Ben Parker Matches The boys won five from five against decent opposition where each department contributed in nearly every game. Whether it was Milo blitzing at the top, Webby sweeping us to victory, T Price always scoring runs or Dryell seeing the boys home; pretty much all batsman contributed to either setting up ... More

Bradley Stroke crowned 2018 table cricket champs

In the first couple of group games the two eventual finalists emerged as favourites with some impressive performances. Both teams had players with previous tournament experience and this proved a useful asset. When the lunch break came both Bradley Stoke and Brimsham Green had won their first two games convincingly setting up a deciding game post ... More

Roadshow dates announced to unveil new scoring software

Play-Cricket Scorer Pro - which will be ready for the 2018 season - is a free digital scoring and analysis product that is used on laptops.It can be used to score everything from recreational cricket to the professional game with only one click to score a ball. The ECB Association of Cricket Officials (ACO) will be visiting Bristol on March 21, ... More

Len’s close-up – Dom “Len” Goodman zooms in on the finer details of tour life

Sri Lanka Tour blog from Dominic "Len" Goodman When one of the batsmen squirted it through cover, Kiran Chakraborty dolphined over the ball and didn't get back up. I was standing next to him shouting "run Kiran!" as many other members of our side did. It was then brought to my attention that Kiran had in fact landed on his finger, which was sticking ... More

Tavare gives batting masterclass at Wicketz sessions

Will – who is an ambassador for the Lord’s Taverners which funds the Wicketz programme – gave tips and advice to aspiring cricketers at the Southmead and Knowle hubs. The 28-year-old also signed autographs and ran a coaching practice used by him and his fellow professionals. He also conducted a question and answer session with the children, who ... More

Jupp and Dryell deliver as Glos finish Sri Lanka tour in style

Gloucestershire Under 18s v Vidyartha College, at the University Ground, Peradeniya Vidyartha 214 all out (40.2 overs) Gloucestershire 217-6 (37 overs) Gloucestershire won by four wickets Joe  Dryell (Downend) made a fine unbeaten 62 to ensure Gloucestershire Under 18s finished their Sri Lanka tour unbeaten with four wins and a draw from their ... More

Gunn takes aim – the latest Glos U18s Sri Lanka Tour blog

blog by Johnny Gunn Jack Clement after woke up realising he had the worst haircut in the group having asked me to cut it the night before.To get him back for knocking my confidence with his audacious chat I gave him a grade two into grade three and left it longer on top. The result was two distinct lines going across his head with a blonde fringe on ... More

Colombo, karaoke and cricket: Glos girls’ Sri Lanka Tour blog

Blog by Gloucestershire Under 17s' Georgie Hunt The traffic was manic but somehow faster than England, the people were extremely friendly and the density of the city struck us like a Chloe Skelton pull shot. In our first game Maddie (Hughes) started us off with a solid six wicket haul in what felt like almost unbearable conditions. However we ... More

Downpour in Dambulla ends winning run

Gloucestershire U18s v St Anne’s College at the Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium St Anne’s 148 all out (43.2 overs) Gloucestershire 78-1 (8.3 overs) Match Drawn Gloucestershire were denied a fourth win in a row as heavy rain stopped play prematurely at the impressive Rangiri Dambulla International Stadium. The visitors needed just ... More

Parkers’ Ponderings – Ben’s back with another blog

Day 6 & 7 blog by Ben Parker... Day 6  With the pressure of the millions people reading this blog, we needed a win to make it three out of three and like a postman we delivered. Gunny having a waz in a 500ml bottle was the highlight of the coach journey to the ground especially after it ended up being over 500ml. No control that lad. St... More