Denham Cricket Club

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2008 Cricket and 2008-9 Darts 

2008-9 Cricketers Darts League

May 2009 Summary: Not a great winter for Denham in Darts: second in the League with only the Fours title to take away. Bessborough thwarted Denham at every turn.

30 October Ruislip duely despatched 9-6, Denham on top of the League, and all's well with world. Read Alex "The Ringer" Marman's report

22 October And Eastcote makes 3 on the bounce, with Denham in their rightful position at the top of the table. Read new Darts Correspondent Alex "The Ringer" Marman's spirited report

10th October Ickenham were duely despatched 10-5

3rd October We look forward to big things from the team this winter and in their first match the Denham guys absolutely marmelised big rivals Uxbridge 13-2. Read Ken Knowlson's report. Support the guys at Ickenham this Thursday.

Also see the presentation photo from the 2008 early summer presentation night.


2008 Cricket Season

2008 League Fixtures

6th-14th September The Ones' game was abandoned, while Wraysbury pipped Taplow to the league championship by one point. The Twos cracked up 261, courtesy of Ian Singh's great 116, in their drawn match against league champions Braywood. Meanwhile on the 14th, the Sunday XI had an exciting last ball victory over Chesham Bois.

Read Summaries and Alan Coulson's Sunday report | League Tables | League top 25 averages: 1st XIs | 2nd XIs | 1sts Batting Averages 6/09 | 1sts Bowling Averages 6/09

30th August The Ones held out for a draw and cannot now be relegated, but the Twos lost again and still require a couple of points to avoid being ninth (and as they go to league leaders Braywood, that's no certainty) Read Summary | League Tables | Batting Averages 31/08| Bowling Averages 31/08

23rd August The Ones had a spectacular victory over Holyport (particular thanks to Faisal Mahmood, 7/38). It was good enough for The Commentator to smoke one of his famous Panamas. Meanwhile, the Twos tumbled to defeat in some controversy against White Waltham Read Summary | League Tables | Batting Averages 24/08| Bowling Averages 24/08

16th August The Ones escaped from the visit of league-leaders Taplow with a losing draw, but the Twos received a spanking from Little Marlow. Read The Commentator's trenchant no-holds-barred report and Summary for Twos | League Tables | Batting Averages 17/08| Bowling Averages 17/08

9th August Almost all League matches were abandoned, although leaders Taplow managed to get in an innings and hence gathered 12 points instead of the 5 virtually everyone else got. League Tables The Sunday side were able to get in some cricket against Harrow Wayfarers between the showers: read Alan Coulson's report

2nd August Both League matches were drawn, with the Twos apparently having the more exciting day out (opposition finished 1 run short - can't wait for The Linesman's report) - but please read The Commentator's trenchant views on the Ones draw with Chalfont St Giles). The Commentator's report plus summary for the Twos | Firsts Batting Averages | Firsts Bowling Averages | League Tables

26th-27th July One up one down: the Twos were thrashed by Englefield Twos, but the Ones pulled off a fantastic last-over, one-wicket victory over Englefield Ones. Read summaries and an excellent Ones report from The Commentator. Also here are the League Top 25 Performers for the Ones (Usman 8th) and Twos - The Philth leads the Twos bowling table

19th/20th July Marvellous bowling by Phil Ashworth sealed a great win for the Twos, but the Ones' batsmen let them down yet again and they were thrashed by Winchmore Hill. Stop Press The runless wonders revealed: Batting and Bowling averages of the Ones. Sunday side had to gives best to O'Hara Oils depite a marvellous century by Dave Maynard. Read Summaries and James Nicholas on the tussle with the Oil Men

12th/13th July The Ones went down to league leaders Wraysbury, but the Twos held out for a draw against a resurgent Colehill Read Summary and The Linesman on the Twos

28th/29th June The Ones just failed to beat Holyport, but the Twos came unstuck against the unpredictable White Waltham. Read James Nicholas on the Ones and NEW The Linesman on the Twos

21st/22nd June Bad news from the League front: both sides trounced Read Summaries

14th/15th June Two up, one down: the Twos marched on thanks to Ambrose Treacy, but the fragile Ones batting colllpsed again. The Sunday side crafted out a fine win over tough competitors Wooodley. Read reports, with Alan Coulson on the Sunday side and NEW The Linesman for The Twos

7th/8th June Triple-great weekend for Denham, with both League sides recording outstanding victories, and the Sunday side roaring to a commanding win over Brondsbury Casuals. Read The Linesman's first report for the Twos and James Nicholas on the Sunday victory

31st/1st June The mixture as before (Ones thrashed, Twos draw), except that the Twos got the better end of their draw and the bulk of the points. The Ones batting just isn't firing at the moment.Read Summary

24th/25th Another week without a Denham win: the Ones were thrashed at Wraysbury, while the Twos held on for a draw against Coleshill Read Summary

17th/18th Not the best of weeks for Denham Ones, who hung on with their last pair to scrape the draw against Winchmore Hill, but the Twos achieved a very smart win against Hawkridge & Cholesbury Read Summary Next week: Ones at Wraysbury and Twos entertain Coleshill.

10th/11th May The Ones drew with Braywood (3 wickets for James), the Twos were thrashed by Braywood Twos NEW Report on Sunday match against our old rivals Uxbridge Read Summary

3rd/4th May The first week of the League season had few games played because of the weather. Both the 1sts and the 2nds had their games cancelled. Better luck this week (both teams against Braywood)

NEW 27th April A magnificent ton from James ensures Denham victory over Sonning Read Report

The Saturday and Sunday fixtures for this coming week ie 12th/13th April, are cancelled. Hopefully we'll have better luck next week.


Russell Bowry's Existential Crusade Read about Russell Bowry's mammoth charity walk in autumn 2007 here Russell's Crusade