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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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Paul Blanchard

It is with great regret that DCC notes the death of its former player, first team captain and long-time member Paul Blanchard at the tragically young age of 52. DCC extends the deepest sympathy to all Paul’s family. Paul was one of the first Datchet colts to come through to become a key member of […]

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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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DCC Awards Night

After a successful 2012 season there were lots of prizes to be given at the annual club supper, which honours the best and in one particular category the worst of the season. Datchet were lucky enough to welcome David Fulton as our guest speaker. The former Kent first class cricketer who is now a cricket […]

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DCC Pre-Season Review

Datchet v Kidmore End CC – 13th April 2013 – Cancelled due to Bad Weather The 13th certainly was unlucky for Datchet as the season opener was cancelled due to bad weather – snow in fact!!! Datchet CC v Barnes CC – 20th April 2013 Datchet arrived at Barnes with a couple of young winter […]

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Datchet Montessori School is Open!

Tell me more… Datchet Montessori School offers pre-school education for children aged 2 to 5 years with classes held at Datchet Cricket Club’s pavilion at Riding Court Road on Monday to Friday (9.30am – 1.00pm). Extended days are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday when classes run until 3.00pm. What is Montessori? The teaching methods used were formulated […]

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