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Nantwich CC flying start halted with loss at Chester Boughton Hall

Nantwich CC flying start halted with loss at Chester Boughton Hall

Nantwich Cricket Club’s flying start to the Cheshire County League season came to a shuddering halt at old rivals Chester Boughton Hall.

After kicking off their ECB Premier League campaign with five wins on the spin, the Dabbers went down to a crushing eight-wicket defeat at Chester.

June 5, 2024
Nantwich CC top league with fifth straight victory

Nantwich CC top league with fifth straight victory

Nantwich Cricket Club took sole possession of top spot in the Cheshire County League’s Premier Division with another emphatic win at Whitehouse Lane.

The 67-run victory over Bowdon CC means the Dabbers have now won their opening five league fixtures of the season.

May 27, 2024
Ray Doyle

Nantwich CC flying start continues with weekend double success

Nantwich Cricket Club’s flying start to the season continued as the first team had another weekend of double success at Whitehouse Lane.

Put into bat by skipper Ray Doyle, Oxton CC looked set for a decent total as Henry Dobson (66) helped them reach 132-2.

May 21, 2024
Nantwich CC 1sts secure back-to-back victories in league and cup

Nantwich CC 1sts secure back-to-back victories in league and cup

Nantwich Cricket Club’s flying start to the season continued at the weekend as the first team recorded impressive wins in the Cheshire County League and in the ECB National Club Championship.

On Saturday, a stunning spell of bowling from Jimmy Warrington set up an emphatic victory over Premier League champions Alderley Edge.

May 13, 2024
Robinson sparkles as Nantwich CC 1sts beat Timperley

Robinson sparkles as Nantwich CC 1sts beat Timperley

Luke Robinson’s sparkling start to Nantwich CC’s season continued as the first team recorded their second emphatic victory of the new campaign.

With the Dabbers batting second against Timperley at Whitehouse Lane, Robinson (84 no) hit five sixes and eight fours.

May 8, 2024
Nantwich CC 1sts start delayed 2024 season with thumping win at Neston

Nantwich CC 1sts start delayed 2024 season with thumping win at Neston

Nantwich Cricket Club’s first team got its delayed 2024 season off to the perfect start with an emphatic win at Neston.

After winning the toss, skipper Ray Doyle put the home side into bat and Jimmy Warrington – who missed most of last season through injury – led the Dabbers’ bowling effort, taking four wickets as Neston were bowled out for 167.

May 1, 2024
Jimmy Warrington takes 700th wicket as Nantwich beat Grappenhall

Jimmy Warrington takes 700th wicket as Nantwich beat Grappenhall

Jimmy Warrington reached a remarkable career milestone as Nantwich Cricket Club’s first team got back to winning ways.

The evergreen quick bowler took his 700th Cheshire County Premier League wicket in the victory over Grappenhall at Whitehouse Lane.

September 12, 2023
Nantwich CC beaten in Cheshire Cup semi-final by Hyde

Nantwich CC beaten in Cheshire Cup semi-final by Hyde

Nantwich Cricket Club first team’s hopes of silverware ended for the season when they were beaten in the semi-finals of the Cheshire Cup on Sunday.

Put into bat by Hyde at Whitehouse Lane, the Dabbers never got any sort of momentum and were bowled out for only 96 in 26 overs.

September 4, 2023
Phil Stockton for Nantwich CC v Chester

Nantwich CC firsts return to winning ways in league and cup

Nantwich CC’s first team enjoyed a welcome return to form climbing up the Cheshire County Premier League and earning a place in the semi-finals of the Cheshire Cup.

Phi Stockton was the star with the ball on Saturday, claiming four wickets after skipper Ray Doyle put Toft into bat at Whitehouse Lane.

August 28, 2023
Spencer’s seven-wicket haul not enough as Nantwich CC lose again

Spencer’s seven-wicket haul not enough as Nantwich CC lose again

Mitchell Spencer took a magnificent seven wickets at Alderley Edge but that was still not enough to prevent Nantwich Cricket Club’s first team sliding to a fourth consecutive league defeat.

Spencer claimed figures of 7-75 after the home side were put into bat by Dabbers skipper Ray Doyle and compiled a total of 259-8 from 55 overs.

August 21, 2023
Phil Stockton for Nantwich CC v Chester

Nantwich CC suffer surprise defeat at bottom club Brooklands

Nantwich Cricket Club suffered a disappointing weekend as the first team slumped to a surprise defeat to lowly Brooklands.

The bottom-of-the-table visitors won the toss and elected to bat at Whitehouse Lane but their decision seemed to have backfired as Phil Stockton (4-29) and Scott Wardley (3-43) reduced them to 64-7.

August 15, 2023
Double defeat delivers blow to Nantwich CC

Double defeat delivers blow to Nantwich CC

Nantwich Cricket Club’s first team suffered a double disappointment at the weekend as their league chances faded and their hopes of a return to Lord’s were ended.

On Saturday, Jason Foulkes took 3-23 and Phil Stockton, Mitchell Spencer and Ray Doyle claimed two wickets apiece as hosts Neston were dismissed for only 98 in the ECB Premier League match.

July 31, 2023
Nantwich CC to host Cheshire v Yorkshire clash

Nantwich CC to host Cheshire v Yorkshire clash

First class cricket comes to Nantwich on Sunday when Cheshire host Yorkshire in a special ‘showcase’ match.

The 50-over-a-side game is part of an England and Wales Cricket Board initiative that sees each of the 18 County Championship sides take on National County opposition.

July 25, 2023