Match Report: T20 Finals – Elgin and Buckie

Reserve T20 Semi-final v Elgin CC Played at Cooper Park, Elgin on Sunday 18 July 2021 Finals day at Elgin and first up, the hosts, with the winners going through to a final against reigning champions Buckie. Elgin won the toss and, batting first quickly lost their openers with Anjum and Blakey bowling well. MackenzieContinue reading “Match Report: T20 Finals – Elgin and Buckie”

Match Report: Northern Counties (Home)

Close games, while enthralling and occasionally agonising, are what we play for. There is nothing like watching from the side-lines as the overs tick down and the score ticks upward. This was one of those games. And while mistakes were still made in the field, we managed to drastically cut back the runs we gaveContinue reading “Match Report: Northern Counties (Home)”

Ground Improvements

Since the resumption of cricket at the Highland Club the ground has been undergoing continual improvements. It all started with the installation of an artificial wicket and progressed steadily from there. Despite the interruption to the usual season due to the coronavirus pandemic, the pace of change hasn’t stopped and Mark and his team haveContinue reading “Ground Improvements”

Match Report: Nairn (Away)

After the disappointment of a postponement due to weather the previous week, it was a great relief to see the sun shining on Saturday morning. Nairn’s ground, situated almost directly on the shore, is definitely picturesque. Slightly more unnerving were the crowds surrounding the ground enjoying the warm weather because this game was full ofContinue reading “Match Report: Nairn (Away)”

Match Report: Ross County (Match Postponed)

At this point I would have hoped to be writing a match report, however, the weather was against us once again and the match against Ross County had to be postponed. While the Sunday was relatively dry, heavy rain on the proceeding days had left the ground waterlogged and unplayable. Luckily Ross County were ableContinue reading “Match Report: Ross County (Match Postponed)”

Match Report: Northern Counties (Away)

“I think we’ll have a bowl first” our captain said after a quick inspection of the track. He then lost the toss and we were put in to face first. With the innings that followed it seems that having a bowl was the correct call given the slightly earlier midday start. We took our placesContinue reading “Match Report: Northern Counties (Away)”