It was a belter of a week on the Nevill Ground for Bluemantle Week 2020. And that applies both to the temperature and the runs scored. COVID19 restrictions meant the matches were reduced to 40-over affairs starting at 1pm (12:30 on Friday), and yet there were no fewer than 6 centurions in the week, and 8 further batsmen scoring above 50. Every day was a run-fest on the flat and parched earth of the Nevill Ground.
The Bluemantle (left) with respected members of the Bluemantle’s Old Guard.
Charlie Hobden, who scored 184 not out against the Stragglers of Asia
The victorious Bluemantles team with the Bairamian Cup following their defeat of The Moose CC
Ed Miller, captain of the Bluemantle’s, with the Bairamian Cup
Club President, Nigel Wheeler makes a short address before awarding the Bairamian Cup to The Bluemantles, Friday 7th August.
Willy Boulter and Paddy Butler
Charlotte Burrough providing valuable subsistence to the players.
Bluemantles Team vs Stragglers of Asia