Hello, Commissioner Burgess here! Back again for the 2018 season to guide you through Disley Fantasy Cricket and, again, more changes! No more are we stuck to the 2 bowlers, 2 batters, an all rounder and keeper formula. Fancy 3 bowlers and 1 batter, keeper and all rounder? Then go ahead, as long as there …

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Disley Cricket Club are delighted to announce Kiwi batsman Luke Scully as overseas player for the 2018 season. Hailing from Wellington on the southern tip of New Zealand’s North Island, the 24 year old has represented the historic Karori Cricket Club since 2010 where he has held his own against players with first class and …

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Disley Cricket Club are delighted to announce the 2018 Summer Tour will be an international affair, seeing the Rams head to Helsinki, Finland. After hosting the Zimbabwe Rising Stars at Disley Amalgamated Sports Club last summer, the taste for international cricket has lingered and this opportunity proved too good to turn down. Founder and Chairman …

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Disley Cricket Club are delighted to announce our new primary sponsor for 2018-2020, Stockport-based Sri Lankan restaurant Little Lanka. Little Lanka is a venture of popular club member Thilina Prathapasinghe and the Little Lanka logo will adorn the Rams new teamwear this coming season. Opening in 2017, the restaurant has been earning rave reviews from …

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All Stars Cricket

After successfully running the programme last year, All Stars Cricket returns to Disley in 2018 and sign-ups are now available at http://allstarscricket.co.uk/disley All Stars Cricket is a nationwide ECB programme that is designed to inspire 5-8 year-olds to take up cricket and provide a great first experience of the game. Disley Cricket Club will be the premier …

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Andrew Clarke

Disley signed off for 2017 with an early-morning trek to champions elect Runcorn for a dead rubber fixture beyond the handful of points required by the hosts to confirm an inevitable league title. They did so with ease and eventually won a match that seemed beyond them as a light-hearted atmosphere contributed to a Rams …

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A second century of the season from Australian Josh Henry was the individual highlight of a weekend with remarkable games for both senior sides. In a batsman’s paradise at Middlewich the 1stXI produced a level-score draw in a game with over 500 runs whilst at the DASC an inspired bowling performance from the 2ndXI dismissed …

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Improved weather allowed for a full schedule of games as the 1stXI returned to action by claiming 25pts from a must-win encounter with Haslington to extend their slim promotion chances for another week. The 2ndXI also recorded an overdue win, flexing their batting muscle by racking up 250-6 on the back of Stew Reynolds’ 92. …

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Stew Reynolds

With the 1stXI abandoned at the DASC the only action was at Ashley where the 2ndXI fell to a disappointing defeat to end their slim title chances. The Rams managed to limit the scoring after the hosts elected to take first use. New ball duties fell to the Potter brothers who went on to share …

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Simon Hare

For the first time in 2017 both Saturday sides suffered defeat, potentially signalling the end of their respective promotion challenges. At Hale Barns the 1stXI were resoundingly beaten by the hosts as the Rams paid for their poor fielding whilst at the DASC the 2ndXI were skittled by visiting Didsbury. At Brooks Drive a 1stXI …

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