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Rain Affected Loss Vs Old Elizabethans

The first home fixture of the season brought with it the obligatory terrible weather and credit to the groundsman and captains of both teams for managing to get any sort of game on. Play started at 3.45pm and was reduced to 26 overs a side and the toss was always going to be vital, and […]

1sts Complete Double Vs Hammerwich

Aston Manor had back to back wins in the absence of regular skipper Andy “baggie” Foreman thanks to Stand in skipper Chris Wooding. After losing the toss Manor took to the field with some fine tight bowling from the Veteran Jonny “red devil” Meacham taking a wicket supported well with Adam Rana, young Shaun Caroll […]

Aston Manor Come Close Against Wombourne

On the final game of the first half of the season, Manor travelled to second placed Division 2 new boys Wombourne. Skipper Evans once again won the toss and asked the hosts to bat. They got off to a startling start racing to 91 before some inspired field placing and the bowling of Shozab Haider […]

Manor Put Penn To The Sword

On humid day at Church Road, the Squirrels won the toss and elected to bowl on a damp pitch following the deluge the previous evening. This decision paid off immediately with Christi Viljoen taking out the top order with some hostile bowling, despite his trousers constantly falling down, with the first four wickets. He was […]

Cannock Win In Low Scoring Match

Despite a spirited effort in the field, Aston Manor 1st XI suffered a 4 wicket defeat in a low scoring Sunday Lichfield Division One match away at Cannock. On a poor batting surface only skipper Andrew Forman (33) and the very watchful Adam Rana (31) were able to make any significant contributions against a very […]

Water Orton Lose From Winning Position

Another large Church Road crowd were treated to an exciting spectacle as Aston Manor 1st XI got back to winning ways with a tense victory against Water Orton. After being asked to bat first, the hosts were rocked by the loss of two early wickets on a track that offered good assistance to the bowlers. […]

So Close Vs Sutton

Aston Manor were unable to stretch their recent good run of good results, as a poor performance in the field saw them lose a close game against bottom of the table Sutton Coldfield in front of a large crowd at Rectory Road. On a slow and low wicket, Manors early innings was built around a […]

Rain Saves St Georges

On a dull, wet and overcast Church Road, the Squirrels won the toss and put the visitors in on a good hard track. The game started at a lively tempo, with Christi Viljoen bowling a very quick and hostile, but luckless opening spell. It was left to Shozab Haider to remove the openers and finish […]

Closely Fought Match vs Hammerwich

Aston Manor 1st XI slipped to their second defeat of the season in Lichfield League Division One as they lost an exciting Church Road encounter against Hammerwich by 4 runs on Sunday. Despite a superb spell of bowling by Christi Viljoen (5-21), the visitors reached a challenging total of 186-8 from their 40 overs with […]

Aston Manor Lose A Close Game vs Lichfield

Sunday Lichfield League Aston Manor 126 all out Lichfield 127-6 LICHFIELD WON BY 4 WICKETS A very inexperienced Manor side put in a fine performance despite losing by 4 wickets against a Lichfield side which fielded ten of its Saturday 1st XI. Although both Andrew Forman (28) and Adam Rana (22) looked in decent form […]