The great thing about hitting is not to be half-hearted about it but when you make up your mind to hit, do it as if the whole match depended on that particular stroke.

W G Grace

Cricket (1891)

Senior Cricket

Team Selection Saturday 22 July 2017

 1 XI2 XI3XI
Freddie SmithDarryl WoodsRob Owen
Frankie CrouchWill HookHarry Gillam
Jag ChahalPaddy DanielGus Watts
Johnny MardonNick RivettAlex Bellenie
George SandbachWes BartlettSean Bellenie
Amin RafiqCharan ChahalMukesh Mohanan
Tom CostleyGraeme CoatesMark Collins
Was MehmoodRachael PotterJames Murray
Prav ChahalSteve RobertsJosh Gauntlett
Harry SuttonMatthew YoungDave Spilsbury
Jonny LawJ BarrettRory Garrett

Senior Teams

We field 5 Cricket Teams Teams of varying ability on a regular basis.

1 XI Team – Saturday Cricket

The 1st XI play in the Cherwell League Division 1, and is the place that we play our most competitive cricket.

2 XI Team – Saturday Cricket

Our 2nd XI play competitive cricket in Division 3.

3 XI Team – Saturday Cricket

Our 3 XI play in Division 9 and the team provides an important bridge between junior cricket and league cricket. We aim to play a mix of junior players with more senior players in every game.

Sunday Cricket

We are fortunate in being one of the few clubs that fields a regular Sunday team. Suitable for those not able to commit to regular Saturday cricket for various reasons, we have a full Sunday fixture list at the club. Most of our games are home games and our Sunday teams has a regular band of followers and supporters.

The Black Sheep

The Black Sheep occasional social cricketing side, where the emphasis is on social. We aim to play once a month during the season with the players being taken from a range of players including those who have never held a cricket bat before. 

Senior Team Training

 Summer Training

In the summer we train on Tuesday evening just before the selection meeting and we might stay for a drink or two afterwards!

Senior Membership

Senior Membership Enquiry

New members are always welcome, whatever your level of cricket. If you are interested in finding out more about Senior cricket at Oxford Downs Cricket Club or would like to join the club, please do contact us. We are a friendly bunch and are happy to answer and queries that you may have.

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