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Indoor Nets Continue

Indoor nets continue this Thursday with a 9pm start at Grammar gym – all welcome to attend.

Indoor Nets Start This Thursday

With Christmas now past, thoughts are starting to turn to the 2019 cricket season, which is now just 109 days away.

We have secured a block booking for indoor nets at the Grammar School Gym every Thursday night from 9pm to 10pm starting this week. Everyone is welcome, so do please come along and hone your skills ahead of the new season.

Aberdeenshire Cup Final New Date – Sunday 2nd September at Methlick

Following yesterday’s postponement of the Aberdeenshire Cup Final, the Grades have confirmed that the match will now take place next Sunday 2nd September at Methlick at 1pm.

FPs Battle Back to Finish 2nd

McKinney top scored with 79 not out

20 year old Connor McKinney saved FPs with a determined 79 not out as they recovered from 40 for 5 to post 209 for 9. John Thomson (3/3) then ripped through the Crescent top order to reduce them to 20 for 4, with Karan Anand bagging 5 for 23 as FPs won by 110 runs.  The win also meant that FPs claimed 2nd place in the league ahead of the Aberdeenshire Cup Final. McKinney got good support from Harry Mapplebeck (33), Chris Clelland (21) and Prash (14) as the lower order really dug in after the top order had failed. Continue reading

Anand’s all round display downs Inverurie

Karan wins an LBW decision

Karan smashed a quickfire 50

Karan Anand delivered an inspired spell of 4 of 20 and hit a typically aggressive 63 not out from just 26 balls as FPs defeated a much under strength Inverurie by 8 wickets, taking just 12 overs to knock off the 126 run target. Alex Keith also made 53 which took him just 28 balls.  Inverurie had started well and having been 82 for 2 at drinks, they crubmbled to 125 all out just 12 overs later, Anand taking his 4 wickets for 2 in 12 balls.

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