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

2019 Cricket, Golf, Quiz and parkrun tour to Somerset, Wiltshire and Dorset

Not since ‘ Petrolgate ‘ which resulted in Lord Lucan missing the flight to Finland, have we had a last minute withdrawal from tour, but this year we had ‘ Passportgate ‘ which resulted in Gary Speedtwin missing the tour and ‘ Hungover and Lost Phonegate ‘ which meant that Ben Collis couldn’t turn up […]

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LSCC vs. Roadrunners Houghton Regis, Bedfordshire. – 23rd June 2019

Roadrunners – 151-8 35 overs (Jacko 2-10, Tiger 2-9) LSCC – 149-8 35 overs (Tiny Temper 50 not out, May 18 not out) With the end of June fast approaching, your author was looking forward to his season debut buoyed with the excitement of the ongoing cricket World Cup and there being some genuine nail-biters […]

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Trafalgar Freehouse v London Saints – Dundonald Park Rec – Sun June 2nd

Trafalgar 197-7 (Griffiths 4-49, Wilson 2-28) London Saints 128-9 (Thomas 40, Calais 15, Wilson 15) It was the hottest day of the year and the 62-year-old cricket legend was looking forward to spending his Sunday relaxing in front of the telly. Outside, temperatures were soaring, but our hero didn’t care. After all, the cricket was […]

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Sun May 26th v Nascott – Cassiobury Park, Watford (A)

London Saints 104 – 5 (Jones 32 no, Mr Extras 24, McIntyre 17) off 30 overs Nascott 106 – 5 (Smith 3 – 36, Thomas 1 – 15 + spectacular ‘Messi’esque run out by the Skipper) Another year but the same old Cassiobury Park pitch with council cuts meaning that the outfield was better suited […]

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Review of the Season 2018 and Cricket Meal

Another year and another awards evening – congratulations to David Nanton, Gary Speedtwin, John Smith, John Griffiths, Paul Shiels and Lana Twintub for respectively winning the Player of the Year, Clubman, Champagne Moment, Duck, Ian Shiels and Best Newcomer trophies. The club’s 38th year saw us play our 424th match. After two seasons with no […]

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EX-BLUES V LONDON SAINTS September 1, 2018

EX-BLUES V LONDON SAINTS September 1, 2018 Timed match Ex-Blues 222-9 (36 overs) Rogers 3-7 Thomas 3-19 London Saints 206-8 (39 overs) Thomas 52 no Mayhew. T. 52 Mayhew. A. 45 Result: Draw When I get older losing my hair Many years from now Will you still be sending me a Valentine Birthday greetings bottle […]

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ROXBOURNE v LONDON SAINTS at Met Police Sports Ground, Bushey, Herts, on Sunday August 4, 2018

London Saints 70 (Mr Extras 14, A. Mayhew 14) Roxbourne 74 – 3 (Nanton 2-19, Run Out George 1 – 36) London Saints cricketers are a lot of things but they are not a proud bunch. A mixture of eternal optimism and advancing senility has meant that we will take on any team who offers […]

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London Saints v The Full Monty – Sun pm at Sexey’s School – 30 overs

Full Monty 168-7 (Nanton 4-11) London Saints 172-3 (Mayhew 50 no, Jones 44) A tale of two Johns, Andy’s and Dave’s A picture has been circulated of the winning team at the Witham Friary quiz on the first night of the Somerset tour. A proud member of that team was a beaming, orange-shirted John Smith. […]

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LSCC Cricket Tour of Somerset 2018 – part 1

After a break of one year due to our Finland tour in 2017, the London Saints returned to familiar pastures this year, or did we? (more later) as a new opponent and the hot weather, which resulted in Witham Friary’s ground being unplayable, meant we played on two new grounds on our 2018 tour. Firstly […]

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Coldhabour match report 8th July 2018

London Saints 171-8 (Nanton 44, Rogers 43, Griffiths 34) Coldharbour 155-8 (Rogers 4-15, Berkeley 2-32) Stand in skipper Andy Mayhew gave me (Ben) the daunting prospect of writing a report that would result in a London Saints defeat, it wasn’t going to be any different was it… However, the eleven Saints players buoyed by the […]

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