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 The local Network Cars League 20/20 competition group stage is now complete. W&H finished on top, winning all four matches. Congratulations to skipper Shazad Hussain and all the players who represented W&H in this competition.

Saturday 25th of June saw W&HCC field 6 adult sides for the first time. Despite there being several players unavailable, the normal 5 sides were added to by a 6th XI, who played near-neighbours Old Woking (3rd XI) at Brookwood.

Whilst the results overall were a little disappointing, this should not detract from a big day for the club.

The league tables are interesting. After a slow start to the season, the 1st XI are in mid-table. The team continues to bowl and field well and hopefully the batting will pick up and bring a few more wins. The 2nd XI suffered their first defeat of the season on Saturday. They still top the table and hopefully can get back to winning ways next Saturday.

Both the 3rd and 4th XIs remain close to the top of their respective leagues.

On a blisteringly hot Sunday afternoon, it was great to see so many people at W&H for the family day.

The young ones had a cricket tournament of their own, whilst the adults and older juniors held a 10/10 tournament. With most of the participants getting far too much sun, the cricket seemed to be enjoyed by all.

Notable incidents in the adult game included a reverse scoop for 6 from Jack Allen, some 1st XI fileding lapses and the return of Ferrari, who entertained all with the longest over of the day!

On behalf of the Committee, a big thank you to all who took part and to those who donated raffle prizes.

As always a number of volunteers manned the bar, bbq and helped organise the event. Once again, a huge thank you is due to all of them.

The new Woking & Horsell Cricket Club Fantasy Cricket League Season 2011 is now up and running at http://whcc.easyfantasycricket.com.

To set up your fantasy league team, click on the link above and select "Register For a new Account", or click here.

Entries are £5 per team and you can enter as many teams as you want or can afford!

Please feel free to include any other supporters, old players, fans or families! The more the merrier and definitely the more competitive!

Good luck,
Ryan Pogson

P.S. If and only if there are glaring errors or misplacements in the player section please let me know. Costs are calculated by play-cricket.com stats and not by team with new players calculated by an experienced panel!

 Another dry weekend saw the last of the pre-season games before league cricket starts on Saturday 7th May. On Saturday 1s and 2s took on near neighbours Chertsey in our traditional friendly double header.

The 1st XI won a low scoring encounter at Brewery Road by 4 wickets. The ground looked a real picture and good performances by Bilal Mir, Liam Monaghan and Conor Dean saw W&H home. Bilal's 24 not out added to his 3-7 with the ball made it a good day for him.

The 2nd XI had a good win away, scoring 270. Doug Newton got his first jug in following a nice 77 and skipper JW decided to avoid the jug by giving it away on 48. Wickets were shared around with Fasli Hadi getting 3 on his W&H debut.

In the inter-club game at Winston Churchill School, Murphy's Magicians were out-muscled by Wernberg's warriors. Good to see Umair holding the bat again for the first time since last summer. He played himself in as normal by hitting a 6 over square leg 1st ball.

Sunday saw a win and a loss. The Sunday 1s lost in the last over at Crondall. Crondall winning with 6 wickets in hand. Good performances with the bat by Liam (67) and Conor (56) took W&H to 196. However some wayward bowling allowed Crondall to remain in control and despite some tight stuff from Liam and Jak at the end, they had too much in hand. Good game though and a really nice fixture.

The 2s entertained Old Woking 2s, who got off to a flyer. However, the wheels fell off a bit and young Qasim took an excellent 3 for to restrict the visitors to 152. W&H got the runs in a good chase - Sagar with another good 42 and Jack Allen continuing his good start to the season with an excellent 57 - he must like buying beer! His dad and gran came to watch - must have been good viewing!

The fixtures for 2012 games are now up. You can view these by selecting the relevant team from the fixtures drop down box in the menu above. The 1st through to the 4th XI Saturday league team fixtures are set by the Surrey Championship. The 5th XI is set by the Surrey County League and all Sunday matches are friendlies.

All fixtures are also in our club calendar at the bottom of this page. If you use Google calendar you can display these alongside your own calendar by clicking on the + icon in the lower right.

If you have any questions regarding the fixtures please contact our fixture secretary Peter Smith.

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