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MCC progress in Terence Newcombe Trophy 19/05/09

The MCC defeated APNA by 9 wickets at the Meadows in the 1st round of the Terence Newcombe Trophy 20/20 cup competition. APNA were 88 all out in the 20th over, Verma and Gatner both with two wickets the pick of the Musselburgh bowlers. Anderson and Mehedevan picked off the runs at a quick rate before the latter was bowled for 28. Anderson finished on 38 not out as Musselburgh picked off the runs in 13 overs.

Musselburgh will face Morton in the next round of this cup.

[Wednesday 20/05/2009]  (Back To Top)

1st XI win 2nd XI washed out

Musselburgh 1st XI defeated Dunniker by 9 wickets in a one sided league fixture at Loretto. Dunnikeir were bowled out for 78 in 43.5 overs, Verma was the pick of the Musselburgh attack with 4 Dunniker wickets. In reply the Musselburgh batsmen were 82 for 1 off 15.4 overs, Bhardwaj top scoring with 41 not out.

Musselburgh 2nd XIs league fixture against Stirling 3rd XI was eventually abondened after a 2nd rain stopage. At the time Musselburgh were  45 for 4 off 20 overs. Kumar and Martin both not out at the crease..

[Sunday 17/05/2009]  (Back To Top)

Saturday League Fixtures a wash out but MCC progress in the Presidents Cup

Both the 1st and 2nd XI league fixtures on Saturday 9th May were abandoned due to the rain.

The 1st XI had Grange 3s on the ropes at 55 for 4 off 18 overs before the heavens opened and the 2nd XI had Morton 2 for 1 off 7 before their match was stopped.

The MCC did manage to play their Sunday Presidents Cup fixture against Fauldhouse at Lewisvale.

The MCC won by 25 runs in a hard fought contest in what was a morale boosting result for the club.

The MCC play Drummond Trinity in the next round of this cup.

[Monday 11/05/2009]  (Back To Top)

Mixed opening day for MCC

Musselburgh 1st XI started the ESCA division 3 in confident fashion with a 55 run win against Murrayfield DAFS 2nd XI at Loretto on Saturday. Club Captain Kevin Dilly led from the front with a brilliant opening day 66 with the bat with the hostile Mark Anderson claiming 4 DAFS wickets.

Musselburgh 2nd XI slumped to a shock opening day 6 wicket defeat to Penicuick 3rd XI in Penicuick in ESCA Division 6.

The 1st XI continue their season with a game against Grange 3rd XI at Lewisvale Park on Saturday with the 2nd XI hoping to get their season started with an away tie against Morton at the Meadows.

The 1st XI game starts at 1:00pm all suporters welcome.  

The MCC are also in Presidents Cup action on Sunday 10th May against ESCA Division 1 side Fauldhouse at Lewisvale Park. The match is scheduled to start 1pm, 40 overs per side. All supporters welcome.

[Saturday 02/05/2009]  (Back To Top)

Pre-Season Concluded

Musselburgh Cricket Club wraped up their pre-season friendly fixtures with the 1st XI beating Loretto at Loretto and the 2nd XI beating Edinburgh South at The Inch on Saturday 25th April.

The 1st XI begin ESCA Division 3 league action against Murrayfield DAFS 2nd XI at Loretto this Saturday .

The 2nd XI begin ESCA Division 6 league action against Penicuik 3XI in Peniuik, also this Saturday.

As a club we look forward to the coming season.

[Sunday 26/04/2009]  (Back To Top)

Pre-Season Friendlies Underway

Musselburgh 2nd XI kicked off this years pre-season friendlies with a match against an Edinburgh Academicals Select side at Lewisvale Park on Saturday 18th April. Academicals won by a margin of 67 runs in game which was played in the perfect spirit of cricket. It was an excellent opportunity for new 2s skipper Eddie Gatner to assess his side. It was also the first opportunity for the MCC to have a look at their Lewisvale wicket season 2009. It was excellent.

The XI played their first friendly fixture against recently promoted Peebles County Cricket Club at Loretto School on Sunday 19th April. It was an extremely tight fought contest with Musselburgh running out eventual winners by 11 runs. New Club Captain Kevin Dilly will have been delighted with aspects of The XI's game. The performace by Musselburgh's opening bowlers, for those of us that basked in the sun and the glorious surroundings of Loretto School, will live long in the memory.

The XI complete their pre-season friendly fixtures with a game against Loretto School at Loretto on Saturday 25th of April, before ESCA division 3 league action begins on May 2nd.

Musselburgh 2nd XI complete their pre-season friendly fixtures with a game against ESCA Division 6 Champions Edinburgh South. It will be a real test for the ESCA Division 7 Champions at The Inch.

[Friday 24/04/2009]  (Back To Top)

History in the making for MCC

Musselburgh 3rd XI takes to the field for the first time in Musselburgh Cricket Club's 57 year history in a match against a Carlton select at Lewisvale Park on Sunday 26th April. 

The brilliant Raja Tufail has taken on the responsibility of skippering the 3s for season 09. Everyone at the club wishes Raja and the 3s all the best in what is seen as a pivotal moment in the life of The Musselburgh Cricket Club.

[Friday 24/04/2009]  (Back To Top)

Fantasy League 2009

"Fantasy League 2009 player pools finalized, get your entries in now!"

John Robertson has done a fantastic job getting the information together for the Musselburgh CC Fantasy League 2009 competition.

Playing a game of cricket isn't enough fun for the mighty mussy boys so to make life more interesting the club will be holding a competition on performances throughout the season.

Players select their own fantasy team and, based on each individual's performance, points are awarded or subtracted for things such as runs, half centuries, centuries, wickets, 5 wicket hauls, catches and dropped catches.

Enter as many teams as you like, the more you enter the better chance of winning.  But be sure to enter BEFORE the start of the season.

Check out the teams & rules on the Members -> Fanatasy League.

Meant as a fun addition to our weekend games, the competition should create some great banter in the Ravelston after the games!

This is why fielding practice is important everyone!!!

[Wednesday 08/04/2009]  (Back To Top)


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