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1953 - Fixtures and Results

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Date Opponent Venue Result
13 May RMAS Sandhurst Draw
22/23 May US Plymouth Plymouth Rained off
06/07 Jun Free Foresters Woolwich Won by 7 wkts
12/13 Jun I Zingari Woolwich Cancelled
20/21 Jun RN Woolwich Won by 200 runs
04/05 Jul Butterflies Woolwich Won (1)
10/11 Jul Harlequins Woolwich Won (1)
11/12 Jul South Wales Hunts Manorbier Won by 2 wkts
13/14 Jul RE Lord’s Draw
15/16 Jul West Kent Chislehurst Won by 7 wkts
24/25 Jul RASC Larkhill Won by an inns & 3 runs
07/08 Aug Band of Brothers Woolwich Won by 8 wkts
14/15 Aug RM Eastney Won by 128 runs
21/22 Aug Gentlemen of Essex Shoeburyness Won by 62 runs
28/29 Aug US Portsmouth Portsmouth Cancelled
Not recorded Sir Pierce Lacy’s XI Ampton Won by 157 runs

Centuries:

128    2Lt G W Horrex v RN
111    Capt D P T Deshon v Band of Brothers

5 or more wickets in an innings:

5 – 71    2Lt N A Paul v Free Foresters
7 – 54    2Lt N A Paul v RN
7 – 21    Capt K S Lawton v RASC
5 – 54    2Lt I H M Bowen v RASC
7 – 54    2Lt N A Paul v RM
5 – 14    2Lt M L Eastman v RM
6 – 37    Lt Col C C Garthwaite v Gentlemen of Essex
5 – 35    Gnr W J Stewart v Gentlemen of Essex
5 – 33    2Lt W J Pinney v Sir Pierce Lacy’s XI

Notes:

  1. No reports on these games appear in the RA Regimental News but the annual report shows them both to have been won.  If anyone took 5 or more wickets in an innings in either of these games, it will be missing from the list below.  The centuries list is correct.