Teams for 17th and 18th August

1ST XI V Inverurie (A)

Meet 11.45 at Grammar Club or 12.15 at Kellands Park, Inverurie

M Challa
C Clelland
A Keith
R Knudson
C McKinney
R Monnapillai
G Morrison
P Poosappadi
F Proud
R Swiergon (c)
J Thomson

2Nd XI V Methlick (H)

Meet 12.30 at Rubislaw

M Barker
L d’Costa
U Farook
S Harrower
J Lord
P Macklin
M Nattrass
P Norwood
A Sood (c)
C Poolman
J Youles

2Nd XI V Siyapa (N)

Meet 12.00 at Grammar Club or 12.30 at Peoples Park, Dyce

M Barker
C Clelland
E Gubbala
A Haider
S Harrower
R Knudson
R Monnapillai
M Nattrass
A Sood (c)
R Wilkie
J Youles

21 Questions with Callum Herd

Literally years after our last round of 21 questions we caught up with Callum one quiet Saturday morning as he was going through his usual professional pre-game preparations …..

Strike a pose, there’s nothing to it

Age: Externally – 24, Internally – 86, Emotionally – Drained

Occupation: Leasing agent, love a fully furnished flat with gas central heating and double glazing. Must say those 3 things at least 10 times a day. Outwith that, part-functioning alcoholic.

Role in Team: All rounder who can’t score more than 20 and front line spinner with the incapability of pitching 6 balls in the same half of the pitch an over.

Previous Clubs: Aberdeenshire CC twice… less said about that the better, Aberdeen University Cricket Club , Royal Challengers Rubislaw (Back to Back to Back Champions) , AU 2s Indoor (Scottish Champions, undefeated) Continue reading

FPs win low scoring thriller

Mapplebeck produced a fine all round display

Harry Mapplebeck was the FPs hero as he top scored with 36 and claimed 3 for 18 as FPs won a tight contest at Ellon by 3 runs. Having been dismissed for an under par 144 on a challenging wicket, FPs bowled and fielded superbly to turn the tables and claim a vital win and move back up to 2nd in the league. Karan Anand also took 3 wickets including bowling Middleton to seal the match, Ellon perhaps regretting turning down a number of singles as the match reached it’s conclusion.

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Teams for 6th and 7th August

6th August – 3rd XI v Gordonians (A)

Meet 5.30pm at Countesswells

M Alderson
Z Farook
I Goodenough
S Harrower
K Moir
R Monnapillai
P Norwood (c)
C Poolman
G Stuart
S Winstanley
J Youles

7th August – 7S @ RUBISLAW

Meet 5.30pm at Rubislaw

K Anand (c)
C Herd
A Keith
H Mapplebeck
G Morrison
M Nattrass
P Poosappadi

Teams for 3rd August

1st XI v Ellon Gordon (A)

Meet 11.15 at Grammar Club or 12.15 at Gordon Park

K Anand
M Challa
C Clelland
C Herd
A Keith
H Mapplebeck
G Morrison
P Poosappadi
A Senthil
R Swiergon (c)
J Thomson

2nd XI v Aberdeen Super Kings (H)

Meet 12.30 at Rubislaw

L d’Costa
A Haider
S Harrower
R Knudson
P Macklin
R Monnapillai
M Nattrass
P Norwood
H Penman
A Sood (c)
J Youles