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 2 September 2017

 1 XI2 XI3XI
Waz MehmoodDarryl WoodsRob Owen
George SandbachNick RivettDave Spilsbury
James LauderGraeme CoatesHarry Gillam
Frankie CrouchJak SoppettMatthew Young
Amin RafiqSteve RobertsGus Watts
Tom CostleyJohnny MeardonTom Ling
Charan ChahalCam SpilsburyAlex Belleinie
Jag ChahalIan CaunceSean Belleinie
Will BartlettPaddy DanielTom Gould
Brad AireyFreddy Selby LowndesFreddie Smith
Jonny LawEd OwensPrav Chahal

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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