News Index 2014

TEAM NEWS: Friendly v STV. Sunday 24 August. Hughenden. 1300

Here is the team selection for the friendly match against STV in aid of the STV Appeal. We are very glad to welcome back BBC Scotland newsreader David Henderson, who will be our ...

TEAM NEWS: GEL v Hillhead. Hughenden. 14 Aug 2014.1815

The last league fixture of the season is upon us. After a fantastic win against Poloc Panthers can the BBC find themselves in the top half of the table with a win against Hillhead? ...

Oderint dum metuat - TEAM NEWS: GEL v Poloc Panthers, Titwood. Weds 6 July. 1815

Following *that* run out decision in the Greenwood Trophy match back in May, and the hammering in the league at Shawholm, the match against Poloc Panthers is one the BBC is keen ...

Qayyum the Ali-cat hits half-ton at Helensburgh

The grey and dismal weather at Ardencaple was a portent of the BBC’s fortunes last night in their league match against Helensburgh. Struggling for numbers, it was always ...

Half-ton at Hamilton Crescent for Edwards

  BBC Scotland cricket matches rarely attract general spectators, so it was gratifying to see that a group of teenagers had chosen the boundary at Hamilton Crescent for a ...

TEAM NEWS: GEL v Clydesdale Dev XI, Titwood, Wed 23rd July

BBC cricketers in desperate attempt to avoid Glasgow2014 opening ceremony! (It can't be as good as London2012 - but it can't be as bad as the World Cup). Here is the team ...

Humped by Hillhead?

Following the drubbing at the hands of Poloc Panthers in the league, and defeat against Kelburne in the Glasgow Cup, the match against Hillhead at Titwood on Thursday 10 July, ...

No Sunday Nets

Please note that there will be no nets sessions on Sunday 20th or 27th July due to restrictions put in place at Clydesdale Cricket Club by Glasgow2014.     ...

TEAM NEWS: GEL v Hamilton Crescent, Hamilton Crescent, Tues 15th July, 6pm

Here is the team for Tuesday's fixture at West of Scotland CC...   J.H.S. McGill P.R. Mellis B. Mishra V.T. Jose I. Kar S. Edwards H. Tauro P. Tucker C. Moffat M. Di Paola ...

TEAM NEWS: GEL v Hillhead, Titwood. Thursday 10 July. 18:15

Here is the selection for Thursday's match at Titwood against Hillhead.   M di Paola S Edwards M Hines VT Jose I Kar + A Leithead J McGill P Mellis * B Mishra C Moffat ...

BBC bow out of Glasgow Cup

Last Thursday’s match against Kelburne was largely a formality. The BBC was all but out of the Glasgow Cup, and hasn’t won a match in that competition since the unforgettable ...

TEAM NEWS: v Kelburne, Kelburne. Thursday 3 July 2014. 1815

Here is the team for Thursday. We still only have ten players...   P Mellis * A Qayyum A Leithead J McGill A Bashir B Mishra I Kar + VT Jose S Edwards M Hines ...

BBC outclassed by prolific panthers

Shawholm is not a ground that holds happy memories for the BBC Scotland CC. Last season’s defeat in the Greenwood Trophy to Poloc Panthers was comprehensive. The result in ...

TEAM NEWS: v Poloc Panthers, Shawholm. Tuesday 24 June. 1815

Here is the team selection against Poloc Panthers at Shawholm on Tuesday. Let's do our best to turn the margin in our favour this time. The cup game the other week was a narrow ...

Stumped!

After a week of drama off the field attention once again turned to events on it - and in particular whether the BBC could record three consecutive victories for the first time ...

BBC battle to secure second successive league victory

The last time BBC Scotland CC won back to back league victories was on 23 May 2012, with a win against the Clydesdale Development XI. But this is a slightly spurious claim since ...

TEAM NEWS: Glasgow Cup v Prestwick, St. Ninian's, Tues 17th June

Another dramatic week in the history of the BBC Scotland Cricket Club confined to history and we look forward to our next fixture...can we make it three from three? Here are the ...

UPDATED TEAM NEWS: GEL v Helensburgh, Titwood, Wed 11th June

The weather has turned for the better, so everyone keep their fingers crossed for a good day and plenty of sunshine. Due to inducement of labour and general old-dodderiness, we've ...

TEAM NEWS: GEL v Helensburgh, Titwood, Wed 11th June

If the weather holds - or rather, dramatically changes - then here is the team to play Helensburgh this week:   Name   Comments Select 12th H Bell   D Blane   ...

Match report: Clydesdale capitulate to belligerent BBC

Following the BBC’s narrow and controversial defeat the week before, the match against Clydesdale was always going to be a test of character. Would the team fight back and ...

TEAM NEWS: Glasgow Cup v Inverclyde, Gourock Park, Thurs 5th June

Looking for a second consecutive win for the first time in over two years. Can this team of Gowers and Gooches prevail? Players please remember the length of drive and time to ...

TEAM NEWS: GEL v Clydesdale Dev XI, Titwood, Tue 27th May

Here is your team for this week's league fixture at home to the Clydesdale Development XI: J.H.S. McGill+ V.T. Jose D. Blane Z.A. Qayyum* S. Edwards B. Mishra T. Cara A.R. ...

Match report: Captain Qayyum meets his Waterloo

Following his most famous victory in Belgium in 1815 the Duke of Wellington described the battle as ‘the nearest run thing you ever saw in your life’. He might well have been talking ...

TEAM NEWS: Greenwood Trophy v Poloc Panthers, Titwood, Thurs 22nd May

Here is the team selection for Thursday's Greenwood Trophy match against Poloc Panthers. We are glad to welcome back former BBC Scotland CC stalwart Matt Walmsley.   T ...

A damp start to the season for the BBC

Last Wednesday saw BBC Scotland’s first playable competitive fixture of the season, after a very wet preceding fortnight. Spirits were however dampened by a comprehensive ...

TEAM NEWS: GEL v Hamilton Crescent, Titwood, Wed 14th May

Desperately hoping to avoid a hattrick of rained-off fixtures, here is your team for Wednesday's match at home to Hamilton Crescent: J.H.S. McGill P.R. Mellis D. Blane V.T. ...

TEAM NEWS: Glasgow Cup v Victoria, Titwood, Wed 7th May

Due to last week's match being rained off, we're aiming to keep the line-up as close as possible to last week's selection, with Paul Tucker a straight swap for Colin ...

TEAM NEWS: Pre-season v Accies, Titwood, Wed 30th April

After a fantastic opening win against Clydesdale, here is your team for what is sure to be a sterner test against Accies on Wednesday. As before, we will try to rotate players ...

TEAM NEWS: Pre-season v Clydesdale Dev XI, Titwood, Wed 23rd April

The new season is finally upon us and our first pre-season match will be this Wednesday at Titwood against our nemesis, the Clydesdale Development XI.  Last time out they ...