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Presidents Game

n Sunday 24th Aug The Elephants Nest Inn held their annual Presidents game. Having lost the trophy for the last two years the cricket club were keen to win it back and after losing the toss they made a good start bowling in overcast conditions. The Presidents team relied heavily on Will Simpson (40) and Ross Cherrington (22) but could not build on this and finished with 95 for 7 off 25 overs. Elephants Nest Captain Tim Neale used his bowling changes well with Crispin Chambers taking 2 wickets for 18 and Tony


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Abergavenny Tour 2015

The Elephants Nest Cricket Club set off to Abergavenny in Wales, for their annual tour, on the last bank holiday weekend in May. The first game was against Michealchurch Escley on their picturesque ground.


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Elephant Extravaganza

On Saturday 29th June the The Elephants Nest is holding a fete. There will be a family friendly dog show, bouncy castle, BBQ, sweet stand, real ale, cake stall & ferret racing to name a few events happening through the day. ALL proceeds will be divided between a charity & The Elephants Nest Cricket Club. So get your pooches pampered & your ferrets fit and come along for a fun filled day for all the family come rain or shine! Fete opens at 1:00


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Presidents Day 2012

n Sunday 26th Aug the annual president’s game took place at The Elephant’s Nest Inn at Horndon, with the President’s team trying to win the magnificent trophy (on display in the dining room) for the first time in 5 years from the pubs cricket team. After captain for the pub’s team Corrin Russell lost the toss the Nest were put into bat on a very wet wicket, openers Chris Miller (14) and Tim Neale made a solid start before the presidents star bowler David Cherrington(8-0-25-3) took the first couple wickets. This brought the Nest s most prized wicket of Ian Gray to the crease with Pete Wilson(14), fresh from a fifty the previous day, he came in and rescued the Nest’s innings by dispatching the bad balls and keeping a watchful eye on the good ones. After


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ENCC Tour To Cardiff 2012

This year the club visited Cardiff on their annual cricket tour. With a touring party of 30 people including 22 players the Nest were keen to get underway with a win. The first game was against Easton Cowboys CC on Saturday 2nd June. After winning the toss Captain Ben Neale elected to bat first on what looked like a great wicket. After the early loss of Rich Stacey, fellow opener Ed Carr was joined at the crease by Chris Miller who in a rich vain of form and took the Easton attack to pieces. Ed departed for 18 as Chris and James Palmer seeked to keep the innings going. Chris finished with a excellent 46 and James got 43 not out as he seeks to cement his place in the top 5. The Nest finished on 165 for 6. Despite a spirited effort the Easton batsmen never threatened as they were dismissed for 116. With excellent bowling from B.Neale 3 for 21, T.Murray and J.Neale both 2 for 7, also a special mention to Jack Cleaver who bowled well to take his first nest wicket with figures of 1 for 10.


First Home Win

Our first home game of the season was against Cheesewring CC. On a freezing cold evening at the nest we lost the toss and were asked to bowl first. Despite a few big sixes from the away batsmen


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Cricket Season Starts With A Win

After 2 washouts the Elephants Nest Cricket Club managed to start the season away to Yelverton. After winning the toss Captain Ben Neale elected to field first in a 20 over game. Opening bowler Tony Skeet tied the opposition up in knots and claimed 3 wickets, he was well backed up by debutant Charlie and the old carthorse David Cherrington (Chaz and Dave), who mopped up the tail and bowled Yelverton out for 49.


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Cricket Tour 2011

Our tour which took us to Cheltenham this year, the first game was on route in north Devon against Newton Tracy on the Saturday. The players left the supporters supping in the Hunters Inn while they braved the drizzle to play cricket. Having lost the toss the nest were asked to bat first in tricky conditions,