Cricket

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
Nantwich CC 1sts slump to defeat at Chester Boughton Hall

Nantwich CC 1sts slump to defeat at Chester Boughton Hall

Nantwich Cricket Club’s first team managed to dodge the showers at Chester Boughton Hall …but could not dodge defeat.

After putting the visitors into bat, Chester took wickets at crucial times, restricting the Dabbers to 216 all out from 55 overs.

July 18, 2023
Nantwich CC 1st team clinch National Club quarter-final place

Nantwich CC 1st team clinch National Club quarter-final place

Nantwich Cricket Club kept their hopes of a third visit to Lord’s alive with a thrilling victory over Kimberley Institute.

The four-wicket win at Whitehouse Lane earned the Dabbers a quarter-final spot in the ECB National Club Championship.

July 10, 2023
Nantwich CC’s winning run ends at top of the table Didsbury

Nantwich CC’s winning run ends at top of the table Didsbury

Nantwich Cricket Club’s charge up the Cheshire County Premier League came to an abrupt halt when they were emphatically beaten by top-of-the-table Didbsury.

Ray Doyle’s first team looked to be in with a good chance of chasing down 270 when they were 155-4 and Luke Robinson was at the crease.

July 4, 2023
Spencer Byatt

Nantwich CC remain on course for another Lord’s club final

Nantwich Cricket Club kept their hopes of another visit to Lord’s alive with a remarkable win at Porthill Park.

The Dabbers reached the final of the ECB National Club Championship in 2019 and 2022.

June 26, 2023
Nantwich CC climb up Premier League with win over Widnes

Nantwich CC climb up Premier League with win over Widnes

Nantwich Cricket Club continued their climb up Cheshire County Premier League table with a convincing win over Widnes.

Mitchell Spencer was the star with the ball, taking 5-53 after skipper Ray Doyle won the toss at Whitehouse Lane and asked the visitors to bat.

June 19, 2023
Phil Stockton for Nantwich CC v Chester

Double victory success for Nantwich CC first team

Phil Stockton and Jason Foulkes continued their fine early season form as Nantwich Cricket Club’s first team enjoyed another weekend of double success.

The opening bowlers claimed five wickets apiece after Toft CC opted to bat in the Cheshire County Premier League game on Saturday.

June 13, 2023
Nantwich CC 1st team form returns with league and T20 victories

Nantwich CC 1st team form returns with league and T20 victories

Mitchell Spencer and Phil Stockton were amongst the wickets as Nantwich Cricket Club’s resurgence in form continued.

Spencer and Stockton claimed four apiece as Alderley Edge were rolled over for 100 at Whitehouse Lane on Saturday.

June 5, 2023
Nantwich CC 1st team hit form with three wins in four days

Nantwich CC 1st team hit form with three wins in four days

Nantwich Cricket Club’s first team returned to form in no uncertain terms as they racked up a hat-trick of wins in three different competitions in four days.

After a run of three successive defeats, the welcome winning spree began when they crushed Congleton CC by 174 runs in their opening game of the Cheshire County Cricket League T20 competition.

May 29, 2023
Nantwich CC 1sts fall to third successive league defeat

Nantwich CC 1sts fall to third successive league defeat

Nantwich CC 1sts fell to a third successive defeat in the Cheshire County Cricket League as their batting struggles continued at Oxton.

Put into bat, Ray Doyle’s side toiled to 173 all out from 54.3 overs, despite a typically stylish 63 from Luke Robinson.

May 22, 2023
Nantwich CC lose heavily at home to unbeaten Neston

Nantwich CC lose heavily at home to unbeaten Neston

Nantwich Cricket Club slumped to another heavy defeat as Ashley Davis ran riot at Whitehouse Lane.

The Neston CC quickie took seven wickets as the home side came up 95 runs short of a target of 209.

May 15, 2023