Bramhall 1st XI at Didsbury – 19.05.18

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Bramhall’s 1st XI put their recent poor run of form behind them with a dominant performance at Didsbury on Saturday. After winning the toss on a batsman-friendly track and rapid outfield, Beavers skipper Nick Cantello took the perhaps surprising decision to bowl first. To the onlooker, this seemed like a gamble with the sun beating down and Bramhall still short …

Bramhall 1st XI at Neston 12/05/18

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Bramhall 1st XI at Neston 12.05.18 Bramhall’s 1st XI headed over to the Wirral on Saturday, where Neston awaited at a bright and dry Parkgate ground. Beavers skipper Nick Cantello called correctly at the toss again, and this time chose to make first use of a good looking batting surface. Despite losing their first wicket on 17, Bramhall’s Adam Wilde …

Bramhall 1st XI vs Marple 5/5/18

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With one home win and one away loss from their opening two matches, Bramhall’s 1st XI were determined to continue their home form as they hosted visitors Marple on Saturday. After a touching minute’s silence for recently departed BCC life member Nick Daber, Marple’s opening batsmen took to the crease have elected to bat first on a wicket slowed by …

Bramhall 2nd XI at Tattenhall 5/5/18

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The Magnificent Seven was such a good film that it was recently remade. Due to injuries and the calls of school cricket and exam revision, Bramhall only managed to field nine players against Tattenhall. The Extraordinary Nine had a day that was also very memorable, though on balance we’d probably prefer not to go for any remakes – eleven players …

Bramhall 1st XI at Toft 28/04/18

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Bramhall’s 1st XI spell at the top of the Cheshire County Premier Division was short lived, as they came unstuck at Toft on Saturday. Winning the toss and batting first on a slow surface, Bramhall were always going to be facing a challenging day with four key bowlers absent. However, the Beavers made a positive start at the start of …

Bramhall 2nd XI at Brooklands – 21/4/18

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Saturday April 21st was a very peculiar day! People walking past Brooklands might have been forgiven for thinking that they were hallucinating, as there appeared to be 2 groups of people wearing white, without a long sleeved jumper or pile of sawdust in sight! The surprises continued as, having lost the toss, the Bramhall batters avoided the usual first game …

Bramhall 1st XI vs Grappenhall – 21/4/18

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Bramhall Cricket Club opened their 2018 season in positive fashion on Saturday, on what most seemed to think was the warmest first day in recent memory. Again generously sponsored for the year by Chrome Motors of Woodford, the Beavers opted to bowl on a dry looking wicket. This despite an outfield that still showed signs of the winter’s wet & …

Bramhall 1st XI at Bowdon – 16/9/17

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Bramhall’s 1st XI ended their 2017 on a positive note with a win at already-relegated Bowdon on Saturday. The week’s awful weather left the pitch slow and the outfield damp, but captain Nick Cantello was keen to make first use of the facilities at South Downs Road. Ashley West, opening the batting for the Beavers again, started positively with some …

Bramhall 2nd XI vs Bowdon – 16/09/17

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The season came to a damp end for Bramhall 2nd XI, as their match with Bowdon was curtailed after rain made the ground unsafe to continue. The match itself had provided an opportunity for Bramhall to leapfrog their opponents into 4th place in the league, but required them to restrict Bowdon’s ability to score points. Winning the toss in conditions …

Bramhall 2nd XI at Grappenhall – 02/09/17

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Missing a few regular players, and knowing that their top half of the table position was almost insurmountable, Bramhall’s 2nd XI travelled to high flying Grappenhall looking for a solid showing. Deciding to bat first on a good wicket, the Beavers’ openers made a solid, if unspectacular, start as they tried to see of an accurate home new ball pairing. …