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Fox pushes Bonxies ahead in league

Fox pushes Bonxies ahead in league

05/03/2010, by in Sport

Bonxies stretched their lead in the indoor cricket league to eight points with a narrow win over Warriors while Stingrays beat Mighty Six. Warriors beat Lerwick.Mighty Six 78 for 4 Stingrays 79 for 1The Mighty Six batted first and made a solid start with John Gray and Dave Holliday running... Read more...

Relentless Bressay Light win knockout

Relentless Bressay Light win knockout

29/01/2010, by in Sport

This week saw the indoor cricket knockout being played to its conclusion. The first semi-final saw the Renegades take on the losing finalist of last year, Southend.The second semi-final saw Lerwick B take on last year’s winners Bressay Light.Semi-FinalRenegades 101 for 3 Southend 98 for ... Read more...

County cricket clash sees Orkney on top

County cricket clash sees Orkney on top

31/07/2009, by in Sport

This past Sunday and Monday saw glorious sunshine and 22 men clad in white playing four games of cricket at north Clickimin. Orkney were visiting the isles to play in the inter-county cricket match.The 50 overs Orkney Breweries inter-county match was the first of four games played over the two d... Read more...

Cricketers to play Orkney

Cricketers to play Orkney

24/07/2009, by in Sport

Some Scottish members of parlia­ment think that there is too much media coverage of cricket at the moment. Namely the Ashes being played between England and Australia. This test series is proving to be as exciting as the 2005 series and it is very difficult to predict who shall come out on top.... Read more...

Howzat! Bressay Light do the double

Howzat! Bressay Light do the double

01/05/2009, by in Sport

The Bressay Light made it a league and cup double when they won the indoor cricket knockout competition at the weekend, defeating Lerwick B in the semi-final and Big Shots in the final.Knockout CupSouthend 42 all out Big Shots 43 for no wicketSouthend batted first and were soon in tro... Read more...

Bressay lose but win title

Bressay lose but win title

24/04/2009, by in Sport

A rare defeat for Bressay Light in the weekend’s indoor cricket matches, going down to Southend, was not enough to stop the all-conquering side clinching another title. The action also saw two wins for Big Shots and a victory for Thunderbirds.Bressay Light 62 all out Southend 63 for 3res... Read more...

Bressay Light secure indoor cricket title again

Bressay Light secure indoor cricket title again

21/04/2009, by in Sport

A rare defeat for Bressay Light in the weekend's indoor cricket matches, going down to Southend, was not enough to stop the all-conquering side clinching another title. The action also saw two wins for Big Shots and a victory for Thunderbirds.Bressay Light 62 all out Southend 63 for 3Bressa... Read more...

Holliday’s fine innings sees Lerwick A home

Holliday’s fine innings sees Lerwick A home

27/03/2009, by in Sport

Lerwick B won the battle of the town cricket sides, defeating Lerwick A with Dave Holliday unbeaten on 44, while Southend and Bressay Light also won their matches.Big Shots 80 for 3 Bressay Light 81 for no wicketBig Shots batted first and put on a steady opening partnership until Guy Nigh... Read more...

Lerwick B edge battle of the town sides

Lerwick B edge battle of the town sides

13/03/2009, by in Sport

The best match in the indoor cricket league saw Lerwick B clinch victory over Lerwick A with one over to spare. Elsewhere Big Shots and Bressay Light predictably saw off the challenge of Thunderbirds and Brae.Big Shots 135 for 2 Thunderbirds 92 for 2The Big Shots innings got off to a flyin... Read more...

Brae skittled out for a paltry 25

Brae skittled out for a paltry 25

06/03/2009, by in Sport

The weekend’s indoor cricket action saw Brae tumble to 25 all out against Big Shots, who knocked off the required runs in only four overs. Elsewhere Emergency Services comfortably defeated Lerwick A, while Brae recovered to take full points against Lerwick B.Brae 25 all out Big Shots 26 for 1... Read more...

Southend leave it late for victory

Southend leave it late for victory

27/02/2009, by in Sport

The best match last week in the indoor cricket league was between Emergency Service and Southend, with the latter winning with just two balls remaining. The other games saw Services blow away Lerwick B and Bressay Light defeat Thunderbirds.Bressay Light 129 for 3 Thunderbirds 104 for 3Bres... Read more...

Big Shots hit Thunderbirds for 119 runs

Big Shots hit Thunderbirds for 119 runs

20/02/2009, by in Sport

Big Shots lived up their name in the weekend’s indoor cricket action, running up a massive score against Thunderbirds and limiting their opponents to a paltry total in reply. The other match was also fairly one-sided, Southend bowling Lerwick B out for 38 and scoring the required runs in only four... Read more...

Cricket teams score heavily in league matches

Cricket teams score heavily in league matches

30/01/2009, by in Sport

The latest indoor cricket matches resulted in comfortable wins for Big Shots, Southend and Bressay Light and a hard-fought victory for Lerwick B over Brae.Big Shots 120 for 4 Emer. Services 67 for 3Big Shots batted first and got off to a fast start with Guy Nightingale and Magnus Bray scoring q... Read more...

Big Shots pile on runs against Lerwick B

Big Shots pile on runs against Lerwick B

16/01/2009, by in Sport

The weekend’s cricket matches saw yet another victory for Bressay Light, while Big Shots demolished Lerwick B and Southend also picked up a win.Big Shots 161 for 3 Lerwick B 86 for 2Big Shots batted first and got off to a quick start with both openers running well between the wickets. The Ler... Read more...

Puddings delight in annual test match victory

Puddings delight in annual test match victory

31/12/2008, by in Sport

THERE was a good turn out of cricketers for the annual Unst Festive Test Match held in the Unst Leisure Centre. Two teams of 10 were drawn out of the hat. First names out were captains Adam Priest of Priesty’s Puddings and Paul Williams of Williams Wallopers. Adam won the toss and opted to bat fir... Read more...