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Enfields Latest Results
July
31
1st XI v Accrington
Enfield 130/6
Accrington 91 all out
AUG
1
3rd XI v Rawtenstall
Enfield 66/9
Rawtenstall 65 all out
AUG
2
1st XI v Great Harwood
Enfield 113/2
Great Harwood 110 all out
AUG
2
2nd XI v Great Harwood
Enfield 180/9
Great Harwood 179/5
Enfields 1st XI next games
AUG
7
1st XI v Church & Oswaldtwistle
Away match against Church and Oswaldtwistle CC in the T20 Hyndburn Cup
AUG
9
1st XI v Church & Oswaldtwistle
Home match against Church and Oswaldtwistle CC in the Presidents Cup
NEXT GAME COUNTDOWN
What a weekend
All of Enfield go undefeated
Enfield are on the march with a weekend of 4 wins in 4 games for all 3 senior teams. Starting with the 1st XI beating Accrington and ending with a exciting final over win for the 2nd XI over Great Harwood.
It was great to see that lockdown hasn't stopped our teams growing stronger and stronger. Coupled with a strengthening youth team the future is exciting - the future is Enfield.
Now this Friday is the away match at Church and Oswaldtwistle for their next T20 match. Can Enfield make is another win? You can help my making your way to the match this Friday to cheer them on.
The 1st XI team
The T20 win at Accrington
Social club opening times
See our twitter page for the latest social club opening times.
Thursday and Friday 19:00 - 22:00
Saturday 16:00 - 22:00
Sunday 16:00 - 21:00
* the above times may change depending on time of the year, additional functions, government guidelines due to coronavirus or number of patrons.
Next few Enfield fixtures
AUG
9
2nd XI V Church & Oswaldtwistle
Away match against Church and Oswaldtwistle CC in the Presidents cup
AUG
16
2nd XI V Rishton
Home match against Rishton CC in the Presidents cup
AUG
1
3rd XI V Rawtenstall
Home match against Rawtenstall CC
AUG
8
3rd XI V Lowerhouse
Away match against Lowerhouse CC
AUG
15
3rd XI V Lowerhouse
Home match against Lowerhouse CC
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What's happening up at Enfield
Learn more about what's happening with the team and how the season is moving forward. All the news for every team from the Junior Dragons through to the First IX.
Obituary for Ian Metcalf
One of Enfield Cricket Club’s most iconic cricketers has sadly passed away. Ian Metcalf or “Mecky” as he was known to friend and foe alike made his 1st XI debut against Haslingden Bentgate on 16th July 1960. He was a hard hitting batsman who liked to take on the “quickies” and there were plenty of those around in the 60’s Lancashire league. Ian’s first league 50 came in May 1961 against a Todmorden side whose professional was Frank “Typhoon” Tyson.

He won the Lancashire Evening Telegraph Tankard for the fastest amateur fifty in 1964 against Bacup when he hit his 50 in just 26 minutes, and again in 1967 when he scored his half century in 35 minutes hitting the majority of his runs off the West Indies fast bowler Chester Watson.

In 1965 Ian won the Lion Trophy for the second most amateur runs in the league and scored over 500 runs again in 1970. He went on to make over 7,000 runs for Enfield in the League and Worsley cup matches including 26 fifties in a 1st XI career lasting until 1981.

In 1968 he took over the captaincy of the side and with Dik Abed as professional Enfield won the Lancashire League Championship for the first time in 25 years. After relinquishing the captaincy in 1969 he took over again in 1970 and continued as captain for the next 7 years, the club wining another league championship in 1071 and two Holland cups in 1970 and 1972 as well as finishing runners up in the 1973 Worsley Cup Final. Handing over the mantle of captain to Geoff Dixon in 1977 Ian remained an important part of the team that won another league championship in 1977 and two Worsley Cup triumphs in 1978 and 1979 with Maden Lal as professional.

Ian had a number of business interests including 4Sports that sponsored the Worsley Cup in the 1980’s. He travelled the world watching cricket and meeting many of the international cricketers he played against in the league.

Mecky was a larger than life personality and had a huge fund of cricket experiences, sories and anecdotes that were second to none, some printable, some not! His life was cricket and he will be missed.

Captains crease

After so long we are finally nearly there for a very different cricket season to start. It was great to see so many of our junior players return to training last week and then the seniors followed. We are very much looking forward to some cricket played now, albeit a little different than normal. Hopefully the sun will reappear soon. With the bar opening and with a face lift, I'm really looking forward to seeing our members, family and friends return to Enfield

Si
Other news at the club
Weather up at the ground
Latest cricket news from round the county

Salesbury hold on to reach T20 quarter finals

RIBBLESDALE League T20 Cup holders Salesbury are through to the quarter finals after a narrow win at Oswaldtwistle Immanuel.

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03.Aug.2020


Ribblesdale League: Padiham power past Fenny to stay unbeaten

PADIHAM, Ribblesdale Wanderers and Settle are the only sides with 100 per cent records after the second round of matches in the Ribblesdale League.

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03.Aug.2020


Lancashire League sides ready for the off in shortened season

BURNLEY captain Dan Pickup is glad to finally see the return of Lancashire League action but admits his side will have to hit the ground running.

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31.Jul.2020


What happened on the opening weekend of the Ribblesdale Cricket League season

THE Ribblesdale Cricket League is finally up and running having been delayed for several months due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

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28.Jul.2020


The above news is provided by the Lancashire Evening Telegraph
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