Newham CC u16s win Essex Matchplay Cup!

The Matchplay Cup Final between Gidea Park and Newham was played at Hutton CC on Sunday 10th September 2017.

Newham were short of their best player, Usman Azhar, due to family reasons, and 2 other regulars through injury.

The weather had been poor leading up to the match, and the pitch was green and slow. Hutton won the toss and put Newham into bat. We started badly and lost one of our openers to the first ball.

Gidea Park were bowling very tightly, and scoring was difficult, with the ball not coming onto the bat.

A lengthy rain delay further hindered the innings, and Newham struggled to 117 all out  in 32 overs. The game looked to be in Gidea Park’s hands, with them having some County batsmen to call on, and the weather suddenly taking a turn for the better.

However, Newham’s pace bowlers tore into the Gidea Park top order, reducing them to 20-3. Gidea’s Essex players then weathered the storm, and batted doggedly to take their team to 88-4, needing 30 off the remaining 10 overs with 6 wickets to spare.

At this point, Newham captain Luke Tudor made a crucial decision, bringing on Jawaad Hussain to pose a different challenge to the set batsmen. In his next 3.5 overs, aided by some superb fielding and catches, Jawaad took six wickets for eight runs to snatch the cup away from Gidea Park and seal a remarkable victory for Newham’s Under 16 team.

Well done to our u16s for this great achievement!

u16 matchplay trophy
Captain Luke Tudor leads the Newham u16 team in collecting their winners trophies

Newham u15s reach Essex Matchplay Cup Final

Newham’s u15 side have added to the club’s successful season by  reaching the Essex Matchplay Cup Final. The game is to be played on 10 September 2017 at Hutton Cricket Club.
We would like to request your support for the players who are the future of Newham Cricket Club.
Please see the details below.
Players, Coaches and Officials
  • Arrivals from 10:30 am
  • Play to begin at 12:00 pm
  • Drinks break at 20 Overs
  • Teas provided during innings break
  • No studs in the Pavilion Marquee please
  • Please ask players to not mark the square/fielding positions
  • Umpires will be in full control of game – however match referee will be on hand for any queries
  • Presentation post-match
  • Hutton CC is open to all
  • Hutton CC offer a range snacks, hot/cold drinks from the bar
  • We ask that Spectators/ Parents do not help themselves to the tea provided for Players, Coaches and Officials (or ask players to get them items from the tea).
We look forward to seeing you on the 10th.

New Electronic Scoreboard

Newham Cricket Club celebrates their new electronic scoreboard.

Tariq Aslam, Adults Manager, said: “This is the culmination of a vision of first class facilities for Newham Cricketers in their own community.”

The club would like to thank its staff, members and the neighbours who helped install the scoreboard. We excitedly look forward to using our new electronic scoreboard for the visit of the Essex County Cricket teams to the Newham Cricket Festival on 28 August 2017.

We’d like to share some photos of the scoreboard below.