News Index 2010

Annual General Meeting

The AGM will be held at 7pm on Wed January 12, 2011 at Clydesdale Cricket Club. This meeting is an important to the administration of the club and setting goals for the forthcoming ...

Parish News: Football & Tapeball

Despite the lack of cricket there is still plenty going on to keep the members occupied. On November 19, West of Scotland are hosting a quiz night. We have been invited to enter ...

Parish News

The Club received a letter of thanks from the organisers of September's charity six-a-side tournament for the victims of the Pakistan floods. The day raised it's target amount ...

Pakistan Flood Victims Charity Cricket Event, Sunday, 12 September 2010, Titwood

BBC Scotland CC has entered a team in the six-a-side tournament to be held at Titwood next week in aid of victims of the floods in Pakistan. Entry is £150 per team and the following ...

Bad light beats Beeb

In the last league fixture of the season bad light undermined an otherwise excellent performance away to East Kilbride. In near impossible fielding conditions the BBC gifted East ...

Kelburne President's Cup cancelled

Due to Kelburne's precarious position at the foot of SNCL Division 2, this year's President's Cup has been cancelled to allow their 1st XI to play a relegation play off. Those ...

Parish News

As the last league match of the seaon approaches, intrigue swirls around the Western District Cricket Union Evening League Division Two with rumours that GU Staff will do anything ...

TEAM NEWS: WDCU EL Div 2 v. East Kilbride @ Torrance House, Tues 31st August

Squad for tomorrow's thrice-postponed match as follows. Final selection pending: D. Holmes E. Crawford P. Mellis N. Rougvie T. Stevens J. McGill A. Vaidya G. Dean (tbc) T. Cara ...

Miles Jupp: Fibber in the Heat (A Cricket Tale)

News from the festival that Miles Jupp's entire hour on cricket is one of the best shows at this year's Fringe. Read review here: http://www.spoonfed.co.uk/spooners/emma-422/edinburgh-review-miles-jupp-fibber-in-the-heat-a-cricket-tale-3493/ ...

I am Cara!

We are delighted to announce the engagement of Tom Cara and Cathy Gormley. Tom proposed on Tuesday night during the couple's holiday in Italy. The club congratulates both Tom and ...

Tourists Make Amends

The Caversham tourists made amends for last year's spectacular collapse by completing a double over their English opponents at the weekend. Photos and video of the splendid day ...

Holmesy Select VI triumph after league fixture disappointment

After the showers came the sun...but no Active Life. In the absence of any opposition last night a six-a-side pairs match was hastily arranged with captains Peter Mellis and David ...

TEAM NEWS: WDCU EL Div 2 v Active Life, Wed 4th Aug, Titwood

Team for this week's match at home to Active Life is as follows: D. Holmes E.Crawford N. Rougvie P. Mellis J. McGill A. Vaidya T. Stevens H. Tauro M. Hines B. Balani A. Lawson ...

Tour Details confirmed

The tour party should now all have received details of the tour to Caversham. The touring party is as follows: David Holmes Peter Mellis David Blane Jack McGill Ani Vaidya Tom ...

Match postponed

July 14th's match away to East Kilbride has been postponed, due to rain, until Tuesday 10th August. ...

TEAM NEWS. WDCU EL Div 2 v. East Kilbride, Calderglen Park, Wed 14 July, 6pm

Remember that Calderglen Park is a 40 minute drive from PQ. It also has a grass and artificial wicket. Please bring appropriate footwear for both surfaces. Cars will be leaving ...

Scoresheet for GU Staff Match 7 July 2010

You can now find the scoresheet and Pitchpad graphics for this and most previous fixtures by going to the fixtures page and clicking on the date in the Completed Fixtures table. ...

TEAM NEWS: WDCU EL Div 2 v. GU Staff, Titwood - Wed 7th July, 6pm

Team for home fixture v. GU Staff. Decision on 12th man has not yet been made and is rather depenent on the likelihood of people getting there in time. D. Holmes P. Mellis N. Rougvie ...

TEAM NEWS: WDCU EL Div 2 v. Active Life, Springburn Park - Tuesday 6th July, 6pm

We are short of players for tomorrow's match away to Active Life. If anyone is available, could they please let Jack McGill know asap. D. Holmes P. Mellis N. Rougvie D. Blane A. ...

Parish News

BBC performed admirably last week against league leaders, Queen's Park, but their total of 147 fell 21 runs short of a surprise upset. Despite some encouraging and aggressive batting, ...

Update: WDCU EL Div 2 v. Queen's Park 2nd XI, Wed 30th June, 6pm @ Glasgow Green

Bharat Balani has pulled out of this evening's match with a shoulder injury. Danny Rawling will replace him. The match has also been moved. Here are directions to the pitch at ...

Defeat at Kelburne - Match Report

Danny Rawling made a welcome return to the BBC Scotland ranks at Whitehaugh, chipping in with three not out, some neat work in the field and bowling two tidy overs late in the ...

Parish News

Club President, Jack McGill, has apologised to his teammates for his outburst towards an umpire during the league fixture against East Kilbride. He admitted his attitude had been ...

BBC slump to defeat at Kelburne

A bridge too far for BBC Scotland last night as they lost by nine wickets to an impressive Whitehaugh team. Stats and full match report to follow. Scoresheet Pitchpad analysis ...

WDCU EL Div 2 v. Whitehaugh, Kelburne - Wed 16th June

Below is the team for Wednesday's match: D. Holmes E. Crawford N. Rougvie T. Stevens A. Vaidya J. McGill D. Blane G. Dean D. Rawling B. Balani C. Moffat Attached is a map: View ...

Life In The Petri-dish of Scottish Cricket

The BBC's points tally multiplied like bacteria this week after a comprehensive win over the Biologists at Titwood. Controversy had marred the close of the previous tie between ...

WDCU EL Div 2 v. Biologists, Wed 9th June, Titwood - TEAM NEWS

The team for Wednesday's match is as follows: D. Holmes E. Crawford N. Rougvie P. Mellis T. Stevens J. McGill T. Cara G. Dean B. Balani M. Hines (winner of the Dedication To Training ...

Beeb lose out to East Kilbride in dramatic runs-chase

Tonk! That was the sound of the enormous six that flew out of the ground from the fourth ball of our final over against East Kilbride. And as the ball clattered against the roof ...

WDCU EL Div 2 v East Kilbride, Wed 2nd June, Titwood - TEAM NEWS (update)

Here is the team for Wednesday's tie at Titwood. Could everyone listed please be ready for a 6.15pm start. D. Holmes P. Mellis N. Rougvie D. Blane J. McGill A. Vaidya T. Cara M. ...

Auntie breaks records at Garscube

The BBC Scotland Cricket Club has arrived. After a series of dress-rehearsals - and fielding their strongest team of the season thus far - the Beeb batsmen finally stepped up to ...

May 27, League, GU Staff. Stats now available

The 2010 Stats page has been updated, the scoresheet has been posted, and the worm graph in the Pitchpad display is worth a look. ...

WDCU Evening League Div 2 v GU Staff, Garscube, 6pm - TEAM NEWS

D. Holmes E. Crawford T. Stevens D. Blane N. Rougvie P. Mellis A. Vaidya T. Cara H. Tauro B. Balani C. Moffat J. McGill (12) A. Lawson (Scorer) Please remember that Garscube is ...

Scoresheet Posted for Queen's Park Fixture

Here is the scoresheet and a link to the Pitchpad web view of the match. The 2010 Stats page has been updated (but still does not include the friendly vs West of Scotland). ...

Queen's Park Match Report

Welcome back Toby Stevens! The BBC Executive Producer hadnít so much as picked up a bat since the end of last season but wasted no time in making his mark at Titwood, rattling ...

Team News For Thursday

The following line up has been selected for Thursday's match vs Queens Park at Titwood. D. Holmes D. Blane N. Rougvie T. Stevens A. Vaidya B. Balani M. Hines T. Cara P. Goodlad ...

Queens Park Fixture Delayed

This week's fixture will now be on Thursday rather than Wednesday. Could you please all tell me if you are available for selection. Please note also that the fixture vs Whitehaugh ...

Scoresheet for Biologists Match Posted

The scoresheet for the WDCU match against the Biologists XI has now been deciphered and posted on the website. A few slight inconsistencies in the hand-written versions had to ...

Whitehaugh Postpone Evening Fixture

Tonight's opponents, Whitehaugh, have called-off this evening's game at Titwood. An alternative arrangement at Kelburne has been proposed for next Tuesday. This evening's match ...

Another Setback for Wednesday's Squad

Captain, David Holmes, withdraws from Wednesday's squad citing the Prime Minister's resignation as reason for his extended stay in London. If he's not careful the PM won't be the ...

Team News: BBC Hit with Selection Crisis

A series of call-offs and bizarre injuries have hampered BBC Scotland's preparation for Wednesday's clash at home to Whitehaugh. Wicketkeeper, Jack McGill, is out after damaging ...

May 4, WDCU Evening League Division 2 v. Biologists

Nothing's ever simple; not for the BBC Scotland cricket team. Losing the toss, for the fourth consecutive match, Holmesy elected first to gouge out the eyes of the opposing captain ...

May 2, Sunday Friendly v. West of Scotland (40 overs)

The first forty-over match for the BBC was an enjoyable afternoon out at Hamilton Crescent and showed areas of improvement from the effort earlier in the week against GU Staff. ...

April 28, Greenwood Cup 1st Round v. GU Staff

In true relegation-threatened style, BBC Scotland weren't overly concerned by the result of their cup tie at home to the GU Staff, although the target set of 182 - the highest ...

Updated Stats Page

The Club Stats page now includes full batting and bowling stats for each year 2008 to 2010 with the current year's page including extra data such as batsmen's strike rate. Hover ...

Scoresheet Posted for GU Staff Match

Pending the full match report here are the scoresheet and match analysis ...

Team Selection For 28 April

D. Holmes E. Crawford N. Rougvie D. Blane P. Mellis J. McGill G. Dean P. Goodlad B. Balani A. Vaidya T. Cara A. Lawson (12) ...

Bargain Bats

For anyone wanting to pick up a proper bargain: http://www.thesportshq.com/woodworm-cricket.aspx Bats from £49.99 and spikes down from £80 to £29.99. Well worth a look guys. ...

Practice Makes Perfect

Practice makes perfect they told us...not necessarily so. British Olympian, Matthew Syed, explains what went wrong for the BBC on Wednesday: http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/columnists/matthew_syed/article7107842.ece ...

Binary Scorecard for Beeb in pre-season shocker

Wednesday's pre-season warm-up against Clydesdale will not be a night that the BBC boys will want to remember in a hurry. Rushed out to bat with little chance to get warmed up, ...

Setback for BBC on eve of new season.

On the eve of their season opener at Titwood, the club has been rocked by the news that leading wicket-taker Tony Followell is out for the entire summer. Followell, who has taken ...

Duckworth Lewis Method nominated for Ivor Novello

Full story here: http://www.ilikemusic.com/music_news/The_Duckworth_Lewis_Method_For_Ivor_Novellos-9562 ...

Website Launched

The new club website is now officially open. Although there is a lot more still to be added, it already provides lists of forthcoming fixtures and current squad members. In the ...

New season, new website

BBC Scotland CC swing their first bat in anger this Wednesday in a pre-season friendly versus Clydesdale's Development XI. The Clydesdale team, led by Tim Hart and Johnny McKay, ...