The V&A
Cricket Club


 

Welcome to the V&A Cricket Club (est. 1975), a club that plays at Stonor Park in Oxfordshire.

Latest Match Reports

9th September 2019
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V&A v The Times

Saturday, 7th September saw the residents of the quiet village of Stonor awake earlier than normal to the noise of a 1950’s Stother and Pitt Roller. P Goodliffe had arrived at the break of dawn and sat astride the machine with the sole purpose of ensuring the wicket was the flattest this side of Chennai 2016. This was greatly appreciated, although a few of the V&A stalwarts had to quickly rethink their standard “that one kept low” reasoning while walking back to the pavilion with looks of disbelief on their faces. Cups of tea finished, boundaries placed, and the majority of the V&A arrived, discussions moved on to the opposition. While a lovely bunch of chaps, the Times team of last year weren’t the strongest among the wandering troupes on the V&A fixture list. This allowed captain L. Nieboer, pencil in hand, the freedom to move around the batting line […]
6th September 2019
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V&A v Refreshers CC

We returned to the usual one game weekend after the excesses of the week before, where we played a fixture against Stonor village on Sunday as well as our usual Saturday fixture.  Rather bizarrely, having hitherto beaten all comers, the V&A were skittled by a combination of wily bowling and wallyish batting and villagers knocked the runs of with relative ease.  Nobody cared a great deal because whilst Martin Bowden and Norman Reid were putting together a plucky last wicket stand, a certain Ben Stokes was writing himself into the history books with a last wicket stand of his own. As for this match, Andy Taylor won the toss on a bright morning and chose to bat, sending in new boys, Nick Derewlany and Joe Tetlow to open proceedings. They got off to a sprightly start despite tidy bowling and skipped, though a mixture of elegant drives and lusty pulls, to 92 […]
 

We play at Stonor Park, near Henley on Thames.

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President

Ted Dexter Esq. CBE

Hon. Vice President

The late Keith Miller Esq. MBE

“Pressure? I’ll tell you what pressure is. Pressure is a Messerschmitt up your arse. Pressure is not playing cricket."

Vice Presidents

Nigel Allsop Esq.

Michael Atherton OBE

Simon Barnes Esq.

Terence Blake Esq.

Rt Hon The Lord Camoys GCVO, PC, DL

Lady Dowding

Phil Edmonds Esq.

Tony Fisher Esq.



Ernest J Franklin Esq.

Andrew J. Fraser Esq. CMG

Nicholas J. Jenkins Esq.

Rt Hon Boris Johnson MP

Rt Hon Sir John Major KG, CH

Jeremy Paxman Esq.

Doug Walters Esq.

Bruno Wollheim Esq.

 

V&A CC 2018 Season Awards

Cricketer Of The Year Nick Constantine   
Batsman Chris Mounsey-Thear  
Partnership Adam Jacot & Chris Nick P-G   
Bowler Martin Bowden   
Bowling Feat Nick Constantine    

Innings Andy Taylor
Wicketkeeper
 Phil Goodliffe  
Catch Tom Bird
Caterer All Caterers Are Cherished Equally    
Lifetime Achievement Sunil Julka