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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.

Towards the end of last season WHCC colts put out an appeal for cricket kit to support the Masaka Cricket pilot project. A number of families responded with donations and these were passed on via John Matthews to the project. We have received word back that the kit was very well received. A message from the coordinator is below. Thanks to all those who donated.

The pictures show the Headmistress of Kimanya Blessed Sacrament Secondary School in Masaka, Uganda, Mrs J Kabanda,  receiving donated equipment from myself and two local members of the Masaka Cricket pilot project. Schools were closed for Christmas at that time so there were no students to try out the equipment.

The two gentlemen in the pictures are part of our team on the ground and will organise and oversee the initial clinics and distribution of further equipment. I hope to receive more pictures from them especially when the children get back.

On behalf of us all I convey the most sincere  gratitude to you and Woking & Horsell for the enthusiastic support you have given the project from the beginning.

Sincerely

John Mubiru

More photos can be found in our photo gallery.

The fixtures for 2011 games are now up. You can view these by selecting the relevant team from the fixtures drop down box in the menu above. All four Saturday league team fixtures are set by the Surrey Championship and all Sunday matches are friendlies.

Please note that the fixtures for the 5th XI are only interim and will be updated as more fixtures are organised leading into the season. The 5th XI matches are all friendlies and are organised on club to club basis.

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

WHCC’s 3rd XI has capped off a highly successful year with the award of league runners up in the Fuller’s Surrey County League. The award, presented at the annual dinner in November, represents the best finish for the team for over ten years and means that the side will now be promoted for next season into the Surrey Championship. In addition to the league pennant, WHCC also received the 'Club of the Month' award for June from the Fuller’s Surrey County League for the side's excellent performance on the field.

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