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League Championship Celebrated & Confirmed in Style

Photo of the Metro team on the Cricket Pitch at the Northampton County Ground

Lancashire Vs Metro 2021 Metro travelled to Manchester and stayed overnight, despite a worrying weather forecast to play their final league match of the season. This was a rearranged match as the weather had been very wet on the originally scheduled date.
They arrived at the historic Werneth Cricket Club in the north of the city greeted by skies where the blue was chasing away the clouds after heavy overnight rain. Werneth has hosted high-quality Lancashire League and friendly cricket matches so has had both Sir Garfield Sobers and Phil Mustard play on the square.

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Cricket: The Lord Gave And The Lord Has Taken Away

Metro with 2021 National League Trophy

Metro hung onto the BBS Primary Club Heindrich Swanepoel Memorial Cup, despite some suspect handing, on the trip up to Northampton County Ground for the 2021 cup final.
Metro had held the trophy for two years after taking the trophy with its new name for the first time against Somerset in 2019. However, during the game, their hold failed as their opponents’ safe hands took eight catches to dismiss Metro 24 runs short of the total needed for victory.

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Cricket: Hat Trick Ball – Why Not Take Drinks?!

Photo of a batsman about to hit the ball and a team photo of the metro Devils and a photo of current team skipper Hassan Khan

Welcome to a match report from the beautiful Maidenhead and Bray cricket club, a ground overlooked by a screen of trees behind which could be glimpsed a very English stone church and an imposing brick mansion. The weather was almost as beautiful, despite the poor forecast, as for much of the game there was warm sunlight and a largely blue sky just trimmed by fluffy clouds.

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Cricket: Second Away League Win of The Season

Photo of the Metro cricket team in group chat, Cricket: Match Report

Cricket is a Simple Game! Well, perhaps that depends on who you ask and when! It is certainly true that captaincy is not easy and Hassan had to work very hard to get 10 players to Poole park for the Regional T20 semi-final on Sunday. To arrive for the 12.30 start all those had needed to give up a relaxing Sunday morning to be on a train very early and Rob had been handed more stress as a stand-in captain…

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Cricket is a Simple Game!

A Photo of a Metro Devils batsman in a Hat hitting the ball and a team photo of the devils back in 2017

Cricket is a Simple Game! Well, perhaps that depends on who you ask and when! It is certainly true that captaincy is not easy and Hassan had to work very hard to get 10 players to Poole park for the Regional T20 semi-final on Sunday. To arrive for the 12.30 start all those had needed to give up a relaxing Sunday morning to be on a train very early and Rob had been handed more stress as a stand-in captain…

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