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The Village Cricket Club is a small club based loosely around its roots in North East London. We were formed in 2004 by a bunch of singularly talentless but enthusiastic cricketers...

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We're always on the lookout for new recruits of all abilities. Batsman, bowler, enthusiast, novice; The Village welcomes all. If you're looking to get involved you can shoot us an email, fill in this nice little form or even track us down on twitter.

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Let's be honest, it's the only reason most of us play the game. The chance to slice, dice and disect every inch of your game then talk about it at the pub. That's real cricket.

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The Village (203 for 8) abandoned Southwark & Lambeth CC (Gupte-Burton Trophy) (74 for 4) by 129 runs, 03 September 2016

After two weeks of near unbroken fine weather the wicket at Parliament Hill was, for once, not a bog. That combined with the prospect of rain mid afternoon made Thommo's choice at the toss a simple one: Bat. That choice having been made it became quickly apparent that a bog would have been highly preferable to the piece of loosly mowed parkland that passed for the wicket. Burton and Packer are wi...

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Hobgoblin Nomads CC (32 all out) lost to The Village (205 for 4) by 173 runs, 24 July 2016

First of all, I should deliver the good news that there was no blood involved this time. But that doesn’t mean there was no entertainment – more on that later. Abrar (18) and Grey-Ham (32) opened the batting for Village and played really well and cautiously, although a bit slowly against some good quality bowling earlier on, to put on a decent first wicket partnership. The going was s...

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South Bank Cricket Club (214 all out) lost to The Village (258 for 5) by 44 runs, 09 July 2016

The Village’s second visit to the beautifully appointed Dulwich Sports Ground saw a record breaking performance and a second VCC victory over Southbank CC in a month. After winning the toss, skipper Thompson asked Graham “access all areas” Pontin and Abrar to open up. Graham’s new open stance saw him dispatched one sweetly through square leg early on but it wasn’t lo...

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