Coming Second to the Bishop’s Cannings

This was an inaugural match for the Queries for which both teams were 'oversubscribed' demonstrating how keen people are to play in these exceptional times. Queries won the toss and inserted their hosts, making a very promising start as skipper Rupert Bagnall bowled one opener in the 3rd over, and

A Wet End to a Promising Match

Playing the Gunners at Larkhill can often seem a daunting challenge to new or younger Queries. The Gunners travel from all over for this match, and today was no exception with some of their players travelling from Newcastle!  As they are preparing for their major fixture against the Royal Engineers

A Nail-Biting Draw with The Frogs

This match had everything as the chances of getting a result ebbed and flowed - Queries batting first and making a very slow start - 29 after 10, 63 after 20 - but then Tom Shaw powered on to make 133 before getting bowled, having helped the score to 206

Match Result – Rained Off at Hinton Charterhouse

It was a pity that the rained intervened in this popular annual match however perhaps it saved some Queries bacon! Having won the toss skipper Jack Bramwell elected to bat on a real 'sticky dog' track that misbehaved a lot. After 1-7, 2-8, 3-8 and then 4-8 in just 3

Blown Away by Two Spinners at Farley CC

In a 35 over game on a hot day, we were set the target of 167 to win, and then set off at a decent pace of 8 an over. When the top order was out - Jack Bramwell 19, Ali Coupe 24 and Will Chapman 36 - there followed

TWO MATCHES PLAYED – AND TWO WINS !

Today we played The Incogniti CC at the Tidworth ground. A team of experience and youth lead by Tom Shaw who lost the toss and was put in the field. Perhaps the Incogniti regretted that decision when they were 2 down for 11 runs after just 18 minutes Olly Illingworth

The Queries Croak in front of The Frogs

It was a wonderful day and the Tidworth ground looked a picture. Frogs won the toss and decided to bat first and it was immediately clear that bowling was not the Queries strongest suit.  Extras mounted up - there were 26 in all - and the Frogs openers capitalised. Sam

A Successful and Sunny Day at Hinton Charterhouse

Andy Palmer had assembled a mixed XI of youth and experience: we had two father - son combos in the Campbells and the Hughes, we welcomed Hamish Fyfe back after an absence of a couple of years, we welcomed Scyld Berry and George Edwards making their début for the Queries,

The Rain Steals the Show at Tidworth

There were high hopes of a decent encounter with The Incogniti CC today at Tidworth. Although some rain was forecast just after lunch, there was little sign of it as Incogniti won the toss and decided to bat on what was pretty much a road!  Despite the best efforts of