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Best Ever Season! Triple promotion…

Third XI celebrating their promotion… 2015 Season Review: The league season is now completed and thought’s are now turning towards Bonfire Night and Christmas.The season has been a memorable one for all at DCC. Our first year in the higher echelons of the Home Counties Premier Cricket League has been a fine one, new opponents, […]

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DCC 2014 Farnham Royal Knock Out Champions

Datchet played Marlow Park in the Final of the Farnham Royal Knockout on Wednesday 17th June. Back: Andy Dick, Toby Young, Matt Jones, Tim Alldis (c), Eswar Krishnamurthy (MoM), James Dick Front: Sam Finn, Dan Grahame (wk), Steve Naylor, Tom Lambert, Tom Jones Datchet batted first and lost in-form batsmen Steve Naylor and Tim Alldis […]

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Datchet Narrowly Fall to Burnham but Disappoint Circling Birds of Prey

Captain Dicky had to make changes for this trip to the very impressive Burnham ground with 4 of his top 7 away, including self-appointed “best batsman” Thomas Jones.   PC Brown got a late call-away, believed to be Mrs Smith’s cat being stuck up that tree again, and after trying every other person within a 20 […]

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Magnificent Seven for Gillespie

Datchet v Kew 08/06/13 Datchet won the toss and elected to bat eager to record their second win of the season. Gillespie and Odell took the new ball but failed to make early inroads and so Datchet turned to Krishnamurthy to slow the run rate – which he achieved admirably. Shakil Ahemd was then introduced into […]

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JD calls the SHOTS, in 10 Wicket Haul

Datchet 2nd XI vs Marlow 2XI- 08/06/13 Datchet 2s arrived at Marlow’s ground on regatta day, with a lot of talent on show (not much in cricket terms anyway.) There was a mixed 2nd team, losing Thomas Jones, Sam Finn & Eswar Krishnamurthy to the 1st team. However, Datchet were energised by the one and […]

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Costly Decision Opens the “Griff”yn-Door for Henley & 2nd XI Report

Datchet 1st XI v Henley 2nd XI Datchet travelled to Henley hopeful of extending their winning run against the basement side. Having won the toss Datchet elected to bat expectant of 25 points. But they were to be rudely awakened from their dreams of maximum reward by the arrival of the Hampshire contracted David Griffiths […]

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‘Kenya’ do it? Yes we can! & !New! Second XI Match Report

Datchet 1st XI v Chesham Datchet travelled to Chesham hopeful that they could record their first victory of the season against their newly promoted rivals. Some Datchet players welcomed the prospect of a tent to a change in, none more so than Ben Harris who has a love for mobile housing solutions. Having enjoyed an eventful […]

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Datchet TVL Week 2 Review

Datchet 1st XI v Finchampstead 1st XI Datchet welcomed Finchampstead to the Wally Gage following a solid start to the campaign against Amersham which had left the Datchet faithful frustrated by the weather. Both teams undertook thorough warm ups in the ‘battle of the coaches’ with Lambert adjudged the winner following his football based dynamic […]

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Datchet 2nd XI Blow Away Amersham & Opposition ‘Narked’ by DCC 3rd XI Victory

High winds visited Datchet prior to the first league games of the season.  This resulted in an early meet for many players who needed to retrieve the ‘field end’ sightscreen from the aforementioned field.  Many thanks to the 25 or so players who turned up to make this possible, including our new resident lumberjack, Ben […]

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A Dark ‘Knight’ for Datchet’s ‘Batman’

Saturday the 11th of May bought with it unsettled weather and Datchet’s return to Division 1 of the Thames Valley league. Sadly as the result attested the two seemed to be inextricably linked with certain victory curtailed by bad light after a prolonged period off the field for rain. Datchet were greeted by the picturesque […]

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