London Saints

Cricket Team

The London Saints cricket team plays regular fixtures on Sundays during what occasionally passes as a summertime, and we’re always on the lookout for new players.

To get involved, contact Dave Thomas at davethomas@londonsaints.com

Fri Sep 1st V Ex Blues – Ex Blues CC, West Wickham, Kent

Ex Blues 231 – 5 (Pearce 2 – 22, Rogers 2 – 51, Smith 1 – 21) London Saints 189 all out (Rogers 59, Mr Extras 45, Griffiths 29, Pearce 22no) Our 28th fixture v Ex Blues, which first took place in 1989, proved as popular as ever as we played our usual end of […]

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There Are Lots Of Trees In Finland – the story of a cricket tour and other bits

When Pekka returned back home to Finland from his time in London and the London Saints we said all the usual “keep in touch “, “you must come back over and see Saints again “(which he did on an almost annual basis) and a throw away “you never know perhaps we’ll all come over and […]

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London Saints CC V Roadrunners CC – Sun Aug 6th – Houghton Regis, Beds

Roadrunners 274 – 7 (Nanton 2 – 42) London Saints 78 (Grant 19, Wathan 15) With Pearce Taxi’s selfishly deciding to go on holiday on the weekend when their services are required, the train element of the LSCC XI (well 12 after some miscommunication) had to fork out £20 to get a taxi from Leighton […]

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Nascott v London Saints – Sun 30th July – Cassiobury Park, Watford

London Saints 78 (McIntyre 16 no, Griffiths 15) Nascott 79 – 3 (1 wicket each for McIntyre, Nanton and Grimes) Match Reporter A. Mayhew (Totally unbiased and all his own views – Ed) It was with a certain amount of despair that we turned up at Cassiobury Park; pissing down with rain, no changing rooms, […]

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London Saints v Finland Select XI (Part Two)

Finland National Cricket Ground 20 overs (2nd innings) July 14, 2017 London Saints CC were 30 runs behind after the 1st innings: read the report here By Eric Shadick 2nd Innings – the view from the scorers’ room. Finland bat The Kerava Groundsman’s Select XI (official title – scorer’s privileged information) began their second knock […]

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London Saints vs Finland Select XI (Part 1)

Finland National Cricket Ground Kerala 20 overs July 14, 2017 Finland bat With the weather far more conducive to cricket than the washout of the previous evening, offered the opportunity to bat first DT, to the surprise of nobody other than the opposition captain, declined the offer and Saints took the field. Team photo complete, […]

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London Saints C.C vs Sunderland C.C At Old Haberdashers CC – 2nd July 2017 Match Reporter Ed Price

Sunderland 181 – 9 (Thomas 3 – 17, Pearce 2 – 36) London Saints 155 – 9 (R. Griffiths 33, Pearce 25, Price 20, Nanton 20) Right, let’s get this out of the bloody way. I’m briefly going to break from journalistic prose (forgive me Andy Jones) and readily admit that I dropped a few […]

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Hermit’s v London Saints at Newbury, Sunday June 25, 2017 – Sunny, warm and dry.

Hermits 181-8 (Rogers 4-12, Thomas 2–8  London Saints 184-9 (Berkeley 42no, Grant 23, Jones 17, Pearce 15no) Once in a while in the history of a cricket club there occurs an event so incredible that causes you to ask yourself: Did that really happen? It was a moment which made you glad to be there, one […]

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London Saints v Nascott – Tony Grimes Hattrick Victory

Sunday 4th June 2017 30 over match played at Old Haberdashers’ CC in Elstree Nascott 81 (Grimes 5 – 7, London Saints 85 – 3 (Jones 25, Mayhew 23no) It was a game which had non-playing club captain, Il Duce (last victory 2013) scurrying for his record books.  A London Saints’ player who is the […]

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Friday September 2nd 2016 v Ex Blues at West Wickham, Kent

Ex Blues 239 – 4 (Griffiths 1-20, Smith 1-21, Berkeley 1-26, Keenan 1-35) London Saints 140 (Griffiths 27, Wilson 14, Grimes no 13, McIntyre 13, Thomas 13)  Our usual end of season game down in not so deepest Kent was, as usual, an enjoyable day and evening out against familiar and social opponents – Ex […]

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