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Archive for November, 2013

Round Six: The Teams & Tony “TK” King’s 150th game!

Round Six: The Teams & Tony “TK” King’s 150th game!

November 28, 2013 No Comments

Well, after losing seven from seven games last week, the only way — literally — is up this round. And if we need a special reason to lift 5% this week I will give you two simple letters: TK. This round sees Tony “TK” King play his 150th match for the club. I could run […]

T20: Elwood defeat Brighton Union in The Bendigo Bank Cup

T20: Elwood defeat Brighton Union in The Bendigo Bank Cup

November 26, 2013 No Comments

Last night, on a beautiful afternoon, the Elwood Cricket Club made it two wins from successive Twenty20 games as they claimed the inaugural Elwood Community Bendigo Bank Cup against Brighton Union. It was a great evening down at Wattie Watson as Mix Master Moose pumped out the tunes and the club thanks everyone who came […]

Round Five: seven losses but at least the Aussies won

Round Five: seven losses but at least the Aussies won

November 25, 2013 No Comments

This will be the shortest write up in the history of the cricket club. We lost all seven games and the good news is that we can only improve form this! Some individual highlights worth noting are 50s to Marcus Bayer (his first for the club), Kevin Wetdewich, Tony Rourke, Syed ZAidi and 45 to […]

T20: Elwood defeat Carnegie South

T20: Elwood defeat Carnegie South

November 20, 2013 No Comments

Elwood kicked off its Twenty20 campaign in style by defeating Carnegie South at Elwood last night. Elwood made 7/149 with two batsmen producing fantastic knocks to post a highly competitive score. Opener Nathan Harris (51 off 51 balls) and Oscar Persson (45 offf 30 balls) starred with the bat and laid the foundations to defend […]

Round Five: The Teams

Round Five: The Teams

November 14, 2013 No Comments

It’s Round 5 and we thank the Elsternwick Hotel — our major sponsor — for hosting selections on Thursday night. Wonderful to see so much green and gold and we hope everyone had a great time. Once again, we field seven senior sides, which a great effort from everybody. Let’s get seven wins! This week […]

Selections tonight, at the Elsternwick Hotel…

Selections tonight, at the Elsternwick Hotel…

November 14, 2013 No Comments

Tonight, after training, selections of this round’s teams will be held at our major sponsor, The Elsternwick Hotel. Please be at the Elsternwick by 7.30pm, wearing your GREEN SOCIAL TOP, and support our major sponsor. There are $14 parmas & steak dishes available. Please make a great effort to get there tonight as a good attendance […]

Round Four: 1sts win again despite hat trick, plus 4ths, 6ths and 7ths (on debut) salute

Round Four: 1sts win again despite hat trick, plus 4ths, 6ths and 7ths (on debut) salute

November 11, 2013 No Comments

  Not often do win a cricket match when you lose 9/13, including a hat trick smack bang in the middle of that collapse, but that’s exactly what a resilient Elwood 1st XI did on Saturday against a valiant Mackie outfit. The match included many highlights — with a few comical lowlights thrown in — […]

Round Four: The Teams & John “JP” Phillips 100th game!

Round Four: The Teams & John “JP” Phillips 100th game!

November 1, 2013 No Comments

After last week’s less than ideal round where the Second XI were the only team to bring home the six points, we turn our attention to Round 4 as we aim to square the ledger a little. This week we also celebrate 100 fine — albeit often grumpy — games by John “JP” Phillips. JP […]