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Garner Steel piles on runs

Late May and early June saw a number of successes and a few failures for Ovington with the biggest highlight being the volume of runs scored by teenage batting sensation Alex Garner Steel. The 1st Team welcomed Duncombe Park to the Knavesmire and on 25th May and with Ovington batting first, Garner Steel did what…
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Season off to a flyer after delayed start

The 2024 cricket season finally got underway after more false starts than the 1993 Grand National and all three of Ovington’s horses have so far got off to flying starts. Early weeks of the season were blighted by wet pitches, swampy outfields and opposition concessions that left several members of the club wondering if they…
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Season Preview and Club Day (06/04/24)

Another season of cricket is almost upon us and everyone at Ovington Cricket Club is ready and raring to go. Winter nets have been successfully negotiated, the ground is finally drying out and The Little Knavesmire is abuzz with the drone of lawnmowers/groundsmen. For any new people interested in joining us in one way or…
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Andrew Cole Benefit Day – Sunday 3rd September 2023

Ovington CC will host an exhibition game between a current Ovington XI and a President’s Team in aid of a good cause. Watch some of the current Ovington team welcome back some club legends, friends and family for an exciting game of cricket from 1pm. Andy was taken seriously ill in May of this year.…
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Firsts edged out in close contest

Two teams were in action the previous weekend as well as our junior teams getting into full swing with some excellent victories. Thank you to all of our sponsors for their continued support. Batting collapse on tricky surface The wet spring weather continued in the week preceding the game, which led to another soft surface…
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Season Preview 2023

The 2023 cricket season has finally arrived. Here is a rundown of what our teams are looking to achieve this year. Thank you to all of our sponsors for their continued support. The 1st team, now playing at (theoretically) the highest level of cricket the club have ever played at, will be looking to impress…
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Indoor Training Returns on the 8th January

Time to get the kit out of the attic and dust off the cobwebs as Indoor Training for Seniors and Juniors begins next Sunday. All new players welcome! Thank you to all our sponsors for their continued support. Indoor Training will once again be at Milthorpe School Sports Hall. The site can be accessed from…
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Cookson flies in to get a superb century

There was plenty of rain in the air on Saturday and conditions looked bleak before the start of play in all three of our matches. It was therefore surprising that all three were played out to a conclusion. There was some tremendous individual performances from Thomas Cookson and Jack Walmsley on a wet day to…
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Seniors post trio of successes on Super Saturday

All three Senior teams were scheduled to be in action on Saturday, with all three involved in big games in terms of the placings in their respective league tables. The headline does kind of spoil it, but there was lots to write home about on a great day for Ovington sides. Thank you to all…
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Thirds involved in epic match at Millthorpe

Three games for Ovington’s senior sides at the weekend. Two of which involved matches against Clifton Alliance. At one point, the game would have been a local ‘derby’ given the Alliance previously playing on the Little Knavesmire (allegedly). Both games provided drastically different spectacles. The First Team held fort against Knaresborough II. Thank you to…
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