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Cricket: The Line Belongs to the Umpire!

Group photo of the Metro Devils team on the grass smiling in sun

A lesson for both teams to learn from the BCEW south and west regional T20 quarter-final where the Devils played Surrey on Sunday. In a game where all no balls result in a free hit, there were 24 bowled in this match with many proving to be more costly to the sides than the single penalty run… Match report by Paul Toplis

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Cricket: Never Underestimate a Twelfth Man!

Group photo of the Metro Devils team on the grass smiling in sun

With the home skipper laying on very pleasant warm sunshine for the enjoyment of the visiting crowd while also displaying vision and innovation in captaincy to match that of the newly appointed England test coach, this was set to be a great game from the start… Match report by Paul Toplis

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Cricket: Tough Draw on Beautiful but Tricky Wicket

Metro cricket team group photo

Metro travelled to the beautiful Sussex ground at Blackstone on a day where the conditions for cricket would have been excellent in the wind had been a little more gentle and less gusty. There was warm sunshine all day but with enough cloud cover to keep the temperature in check.

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Cricket: Devils Edge Twenty, Yes 20! Wicket Thriller

Metro Devils cricket team photo smiling in the sun

With the home skipper laying on very pleasant warm sunshine for the enjoyment of the visiting crowd while also displaying vision and innovation in captaincy to match that of the newly appointed England test coach, this was set to be a great game from the start… Match report by Paul Toplis

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Cricket: Hat Trick?; Historic Hat Trick

Group photo of the Metro Cricket team smiling with their 2019 BBS cup trophy and medals

Metro vs Somerset –  7 May 2022 Sadly no; and the keeper is beaten by the pace of the delivery which almost reaches the boundary allowing Somerset to take two byes. In fairness it was probably only the scorer, informed by their computer, who knew Kathryn was facing a hat trick ball from Mo. In … Continue reading Cricket: Hat Trick?; Historic Hat Trick

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