Concorde Fail to Land Win In Scenic Opener

Pyestock Cricket Club belatedly opened their 2018 season with a solid draw against Concorde CC within the ever-glorious confines of Sendholme. With the sunshine beating down, Captain Chris Heath chose to field first with the green wicket offering much for the opening bowlers especially Neil Butler who found significant early movement through the air. It…

Pyestock Fail to Chase Again, Despite Five-Star Butler

A brilliant all-round performance from ex-captain Neil Butler with both bat and ball was the highlight, but for the third game running, Pyestock were unable to chase down the target set by their hosts. Taking 5 wickets and adding an unbeaten 37, Butler was unfortunate to end up on the losing side, but an impressive…

Dan bags eight but Harris bags Pyes

By Jon Ford Bagshot 146-9 (43 overs) beat Pyestock 135ao (30.3 overs) by 11 runs Pyestock’s visit to Bagshot Park contained highlights including an 8 wicket haul for Dan Heath and a half-century for captain Neil Butler. But ultimately cagey Bagshot captain Neil Harris proved too smart for the Pyestock batting line-up. Going into the…

Pyestock Taylor Final Day Winning-Draw…or Drawing Win…?

Pyestock Cricket Club ended the 2014 season with an enjoyable but somewhat confusing and deflating draw in the gloom at Peper Harow. Despite handing over season top scorer Glenn Taylor as well as Taylor Newcombe, Paul Heath and would-be debutant Rob Hawkes to bolster the home sides numbers, the remainder of Neil Butler’s side came…

100% September Closes in Impressive Style!

For the second time this season Pyestock CC equalled the club record for consecutive victories with this impressive and comprehensive victory over familiar opponents Peper Harow CC.This win, comprehensive as it eventually turned out, also secured a 100% record throughout the month of September as Neil Butler’s side are closing the season in fine form.…

Norrie’s Turbo Treble Leaves Peper Harow Short!

Fifty years may have come and gone since Pyestock club president Norrie Short took to field for the first time in his clubs colours, but the legend turned back pretty much all of them with three crucial wickets to wrap up victory in this hastily arranged match at Peper Harow. Batting first against their weakened…

Where there’s a Will, there’s a way!

Pyestock debutant Will Knox became an instant hero by hitting the winning run in one of the closest matches in Pyestock’s history this weekend . Missing regulars Pete Harris and Ben Bromley, Knox and Kym Marsden were drafted into the side to bolster the team, and it was the latter who initially took centre stage,…

Pyestock Struggle Home, Despite Earley Dominance!

Pyestock CC wrapped up their twelfth success of the season with a five wicket victory over Lower Earley CC this weekend. Once again playing amongst the superb facilities at Wokingham Cricket Club, Neil Butler’s side hit the ground running after winning the toss against their under strength opponents. Even so, old adversary Steve Maynard opened…

Harris Heroics Unable to Land Win!

Pyestock 207-5 (41 overs) drew with Uplands 150-8 (37 overs) Highlights: J Bromley 50 By Jon Ford For the second time this season, Pyestock played hosts as they welcomed fellow wandering side Uplands CC.  A fine tea was laid on. The sandwich options included ham and tomato, coronation chicken, tuna crunch and cheese and pickle.…

Pyestock Stir to Put Mariners to Bed!

Pyestock CC returned to winning ways this weekend with a comfortable victory over Bedhampton Mariners CC, The match was slightly delayed due to a deluge just prior to the scheduled start time, but once the sun came out, the hosts won the toss and decided to bat on a drying surface. This allowed Neil Butler…