Below are the abbreviated overall averages for the 2018 season for Romany CC. In the batting, club captain Matt Knight topped the table with 276 runs at an average of 55.2. Matt narrowly pipped Sam Smith as the highest run scorer, by only 3 runs. The club batted strongly all year with 8 players averaging […]
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Arthington v Romany 16th September 2018: ACC won toss and batted first ACC 193–3 40 overs RCC 194-5 36 overs The weather forecast wasn’t good, but we started the game on time and the sun shone for most of the afternoon. This was another very enjoyable game, and victory. Arthington batted solidly all through […]
MATCH REPORT YORKSHIRE GENTS VS ROMANY CC 22ND JULY ROMANY WON BY 30 RUNS The game last year was a heavy loss for Romany, and neither us, nor YG enjoyed the day. So this year we selected a much stronger XI to have a much more competitive game and a possible chance of victory, so […]
The match at L & M was another close game that lasted the full 70 overs and Romany managed another victory by 9 runs. The weather was perfect for cricket, at this super ground in the Dales. We won the toss, and as we were still waiting for George to arrive we decided to bat. […]
Sunshine, Pizza (!) and cricketing drama…. Following the theatre of the 2017 fixture when it came down to the last ball with Romany needing 6 to win and President Hockin on strike, could this year’s game possibly be as tense……? The Romany ‘caravan’ headed over to Yapham a couple of players short despite the daily […]
Romany 198/2 Mutineers 198/9. Sunday 1st July 2018. Match tied. The match commenced with a minute’s silence for Rupert Wyard, who tragically passed away this week. He will be sorely missed. It goes without saying that if Rupert had played we would have won. The match itself was probably the most exciting Romany game I’ve ever […]
As usual we were warmly welcomed by Mark Cunliffe-Lister at the magnificent Swinton Park, but as he had lost a couple of players that morning he suggested that Romany had a bat whilst he tried to bolster his side. Whilst we offered substitute fielders, the home team were happy to make do with what they […]
Match Summary:Romany WIN Romany CC 183-7 Leeds Super Kings CC 68ao Match Report: We were very grateful to Alistair Maiden for arranging this short notice replacement game, on a lovely day. The Indian side Leeds Super Kings were our opponents. For a lot of the early part of our innings they had 9 players- we lent them […]
Match Summary: Romany WIN (by 8 wickets) Burnt Yates CC 155ao Canham 40* Hawkins 5-24 Smith S 3-13 Graham 2-43 Romany CC 156-2 Smith S 71 Read D 61* Match Report: This was a famous Romany victory! Burnt Yates bowled out for 155, Romany 156-2 (with one also retired). After the disappointment of the defeat […]
Match Summary: Romany LOSS Druids CC 214ao Irvine 44 Williams 3-7 Smith R 3-37 Holden 2-39 Romany CC 146ao Smith S 57 Holden 21 Ffolkes 4-27 Atkinson 3-3 Match Report: The first game of the Romany season was against Druids played at Goldsborough. We were asked to bowl, and we accepted….. as our prime batting […]
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