Author Archives: Richard Higginbottom

Hat-Trick Hero

Hat-tricks as we all know are as rare as Lord Fakenham turning up on time on a Sunday afternoon, but at Alexandra Palace on Tuesday our ever improving all-rounder Graham Bruce secured the consecutive wickets of three decent batsmen versus … Continue reading

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East Anglia Tour: Teams

Holkham vs Salmagundi Gardeners at Holkham Hall, North Norfolk, Saturday 4th May 2019, 1pm Richard Higginbottom (c, w) Paul Jordan Debasis Mohanty Guru Dath Nick Duckett Graham Bruce Jason Amesbury Stuart Bruce Tim Clamp Joe Woolmore Adam Wood Jesus College … Continue reading

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Back to Basics

Oh dear!  After a great start at Knebworth, we continued our sterling work in the field at Blue Star, but then forgot how to bat.  Match report will be added once Stuart has calmed down enough, meanwhile you can find … Continue reading

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Summer is here!

A great start to the season for the Gardeners as we made our first ever visit to Knebworth Park in glorious weather on Easter Saturday – here’s the match report. Next match also out of London, playing Blue Star in … Continue reading

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The Bonnington Awards

Around this time of year a number of us gather at the Bonnington Cafe – a vegetarian (mainly vegan) eatery near to The Oval – and discuss the stand-out achievements of the season.  Jeremy Gostick was kind enough to document … Continue reading

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Gardeners – the ever changing team

I was talking with the team during the tea interval recently on the subject of the previous match; at that point I realised that I was the only person who had played for the Gardeners in both games, which made … Continue reading

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Summer is here!

At last – it’s been cold, wet and windy – but that’s enough talk about the Winter.  The Gardeners are springing into action against Blue Star in our season opener down in Kent. New caps (£12) and shirts (£20) are … Continue reading

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Fixtures!

Gardeners – time to get your planning in.  The 2018 fixtures are now on the ‘Fixtures’ section of this website.  Note that we have two tours – both involving just the Saturday night away – first weekend in May to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

We’re now in 2018 so the season is but 3 months away.  Most weekend fixtures and a good number of the T20s have been set up and the new fixture list will be on this website in the next couple … Continue reading

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I don’t like cricket – I love it

Lots of lovely cricket coming up – you wouldn’t want to miss out!  Please get in touch if you’d like to play.  Click on the location name for venue details. Wednesday 5th July, 6pm – Gospel Blokes at Parliament Hill – … Continue reading

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