After a wet week Barrow travelled to Horserace Lane on a sunny afternoon with a team missing four regulars including the skip who was at an all-day NTC class. Ali Hood followed Phil Milton’s lead & lost the toss so Barrow found themselves batting first once again. The Failand & Portbury openers bowled well using
Mark Gracey won the toss and decided to bowl first with Kieran Owen picking up the wicket of English almost immediately. English had scored a 100+ and 60+ score in his last two innings so Barrow knew they had struck gold limiting him to a duck. Little did they know who they had coming up!
The 2nd XI’s game away at Thornbury took place in the glorious setting of Tockington Manor School. The views were stunning and the ground was looking in good condition on a Sunny day but with a cold wind blowing across the ground. Barrow lost the loss and Thornbury decided to put us into bat. Jon
Barrow Gurney Under 15s reached the Cup Semi-Final with a 15 run victory over Blagdon. Batting first on an idyllic sunny evening at Barrow, Bernie Forge and Guy Fisher followed up their 99 opening partnership in the previous round at Flax Bourton, with a steady 34 before Guy fell for 18. Bernie batted solidly supported
Following last week’s disappointing loss to Pakistani Express (see below) Barrow Gurney needed to get the season up and running against St Mary Redcliffe, the team that went all of last season unbeaten and had won their opener this season. Unfortunately Barrow lost the toss again, which seems to be becoming a bit of a
After all the anticipation and fine spring weather, the cricket season started for Barrow on a cloudy but bright day with a cold wind blowing across the ground from the reservoirs. Following some confusion over the start time, and with Leema’s captain still in a taxi on his way back from holiday, the new “friendly”