The 3rd XI put in a spirited showing against Hartley Wintney at Crondall. Kerry Hartnett bagged four wickets against her home town with Andy Stenning taking two wickets and two catches to help limit the visitors to 186 all out.
The first game in July saw Odiham host Chawton in what proved to be a top of the table clash this early in the season. With the King Street side sitting proud at the top, the mood in camp was good going into this vital game.
On Friday 14th August at 19:30, OGCC's very own Graham Jones, OGCC batsman, fielder extraordinaire, scouser, author and creator of Last Shop Standing book and DVD, will be giving a humorous and entertaining insight into the rise and fall (and rise again) of record shops in the UK.
OGCC fielded a strong side in Monday night's Guy Jewell cup against Ropley at May's Bounty in Basingstoke. After moving to the top of the league on Saturday the team wanted to maintain that form and progress in the Guy Jewell competition.
The 1st XI hosted Donnington at the King Street Oval in search of another victory to add to the previous three. On a scorching day, skipper Paul Voisey, once again won the toss and elected to bat on a green wicket.
During the Summer of 1815, The Duke of Wellington defeated the mighty French army of Napoleon at the Battle of Waterloo. And yet, this event paled into insignificance as Old Basing Cricket Club is formed and played their first competitive match !
It was a great win for the 1st XI on Sunday gainst a strong Churt side. After the usual captains had to pull out with injury, Graham Jones took care of on-field matters with John Hodgson reduced to a manager role on the sideline.