Lacking Mental Strength

Sunday 6 May 2018
GRACES CC  100 all out (Leo 30, Wright 4-38, Greenham 3-10)
JUDD STREET TIGERS 94 all out (Sikandar 51, Newton 4-10)

The Tigers lost by 6 runs in the 40th over, failing to chase down 101 at a rate of only 2.5 per over, losing their last 7 wickets for the same number of runs, Continue reading “Lacking Mental Strength”

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Tigers Frozen Out

Sunday 29 April 2018
JUDD STREET TIGERS 190–7 (Taylor 68, Dane 46, Kent 4-6)
HARROWDENE 191-7 (Pritesh 53, Pranav 51, Brown 46 not out)

Over-excitable sports commentator JONATHAN PEARCE reports from post-apocalyptic Winchmore Hill in the midst of a nuclear winter. Continue reading “Tigers Frozen Out”

The Last Tea

Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill  Sunday 10th September 2017
JUDD STREET TIGERS 164-9 lost to MAYFIELD CC 200-7 by 36 runs

David Peace reports from an even gloomier than usual Winchmore Hill.

Apocalypse. Year Zero. Nuclear war has been put on hold, but Central America is devastated by hurricanes and earthquakes. Continue reading “The Last Tea”

Ducks in a row

Sunday September 3 2017    Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill

JUDD STREET TIGERS 157 all out lost to SOUTH LONDON ODD BALLS 159-7 by 3 wickets 

 

Winchmore Hill – Year Zero. We have been here before. Nothing is quite what it seems. Continue reading “Ducks in a row”

Letting the dogs run free

Sunday 20 August 2017  Paulin Ground Winchmore Hill
Judd Street Tigers 237-6 beat Railway Taverners 218-3 by 19 runs

The Tigers made it a hat-trick of wins with an entertaining victory over the Railway Taverners from Crouch End, the bat rather than the ball dominating on this occasion Continue reading “Letting the dogs run free”

Fire, Fury and Frailty

13 August 2017  Paulin Ground Winchmore Hill
Judd Street Tigers 88-7 beat Potter Street 87 all out by 3 wickets

The world teeters on the brink of nuclear extinction, Chelsea are in chaos again and the Tigers are still struggling for players. Continue reading “Fire, Fury and Frailty”

In the Neep of time

Sunday 6 August 2017   Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill
Judd Street Tigers 145-8 beat Acme CC 144 all out by 2 wickets

And so, the rain finally went away, the sun came out, and the Tigers won a cricket match for the first time in almost three months. The glass is half full again. Continue reading “In the Neep of time”

Premature evacuation

Sunday 23 July 2017  Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill
JUDD STREET TIGERS 62-2 drew with SE CHALLENGERS 117 all out

Summer is over and the nights are drawing in, as a heavy and prolonged shower at about 5 o’clock scuppered any chance of the Tigers obtaining their first victory since May 14 Continue reading “Premature evacuation”

Tigers’ troubles trending despite Taylor ton

Paulin Ground, Winchmore Hill, Sunday 9 July 2017
Judd Street Tigers 240-4 lost to Haringey Libraries 242-3 by 7 wickets

Despite his obvious cricketing pedigree, The Tigers’ captain Stewart Taylor had never scored a hundred in his 23 years of social cricket with The Blue Heaven XI (later The Lager Louts – the Chelsea fans’ team) Continue reading “Tigers’ troubles trending despite Taylor ton”

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