After a two month winning streak the 1st XI tasted defeat against Medstead on Saturday. This result means the league title is now hard to achieve but the team can be proud of clinching a thoroughly deserved promotion. Although the match was lost, it was a thrilling match decided by fine margins.
Despite the Midweek League finishing and Wednesday's Friendly being cancelled, it has been a lively week for some OGCC players with them meeting Cival Rights Activists & former Presidential candidates and playing against the MCC at the home of cricket.
Last week's rain made way to allow a successful weekend of cricket for OGCC. Before a ball was bowled though the entertainment started with Graham Jones' 'Last Shop Standing' screening at the Clubhouse on Friday evening.
This year's Dinner & Dance is confirmed for 31st October in Hartley Wintney. Tickets on sale from behind the bar in the Clubhouse.
Last weekend the Sunday XI played against the Cricket Society on President's day. The 1st XI entertained Littleton, with the 2nd XI travelling to St. Cross and the 3rds playing Easton & Martyr.
Becky Hartnett once again represented OGCC for Hampshire as they faced Worcestershire and Buckinghamshire on the same day. Hampshire scored 171 runs against Buckinghamshire and restricted Bucks to 104 runs to win the first match. Becky bowled four overs for eleven runs.