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Shenfield Cricket Club

Established 1921

Members of the Hamro Foundation Essex League

(The ECB accredited Premier League of Essex)

Affiliated to the Club Cricket Conference

2021 News

10th December 2021
Prizes for our top 3 Managers for the Year.
1st Place: Ricky Pilgrim - £107.50
2nd Place: Jon Arnold - £65
3rd Place: Matt - £40
We have £400 to spend on the club from this and last season waiting to be spent- any suggestions please let George Ballington know.
29th November 2021
100 Club Winners
Congratulations to our winners.
November 2021 Draw
1st Prize Mike Jarvis £100.00
2nd Prize Keith Khan £50.00
3rd Prize Mr & Mrs Read £25.00
11th November 2021
On behalf of the Chairman, we would like to invite all members, players and interested parties to the Shenfield Cricket Club 2021 AGM.
It will be held at the SCC Clubhouse on Sunday 28th November at 12pm.
Please see the minutes from last Year's AGM.
We hope to see you there.
14th October 2021
Winners of the Euro 21 competition
1st Place - James Salisbury 60 pts.
Joint 2nd place Will Ovenden and Joe Massie both 48 points.
No pass down to 4th place.
Club made £75.
See full list here.
13th October 2021
Message from Keith Paternoster to all Essex Scorers and those considering scoring in the future
I will be holding two evenings of Courses over the next few weeks. They are Basic courses and are suitable for new scorers, but all will be welcome. We invite Youth, Parents, Players, Older Players and anyone who would commit to score.
No PCSPro on the night.
Ready Steady Score (Basic Scoring) Wanstead CC Monday 8th November 7:00pm start.
Billericay CC Thursday 9th December 7:00pm Start.
Please can you let all clubs know of these dates.
Thank you
Keith Paternoster
Essex ACO County Scoring Officer
15th September 2021
U16 Matchplay Competition on Sunday (12th September
In only the second time in their 100 year history, Shenfield Cricket Club made it to the final of the U16 Matchplay Competition on Sunday (12th September) and faced a strong Wanstead CC side with the fixture being played at Saffron Walden.
On a near perfect wicket SCC won the toss and put Wanstead into bat. A strong performance from the two openers (Thinod Balage – 101 and Zoraiz Saeed – 68) helped Wanstead finish their innings on 268 for 3.
In reply Shenfield started confidently but losing two wickets in the second over put the team on the back foot and despite a fight back with Will Howard – 84 and Tom Arnold 57 not out Shenfield just could not get back into the game with the team all bowled out for 189 runs.
Despite the loss, the team and those travelling supporters had a fantastic day and celebrated the achievement of a team of mainly 14 and 15 year olds reaching the final in the club’s centenary year! See squad photo here and spectators photo here.
13th September 2021
100 Club Winners
Congratulations to our winners.
August 2021 Draw
1st Prize Sean & Toby Read £100.00
2nd Prize P. Carter £50.00
3rd Prize S. Balmford £25.00
8th September 2021
Brian Rogers
Brian’s widow, Maureen, wishes to thank all Shenfield Cricket Club members attending his funeral and those thinking of and remembering him. Arrangements for the funeral were made many years ago with a Shenfield CC theme which included a floral cricket bat! So far, £460 has been raised for The Tuberous Sclerosis Association.
6th September 2021
Shenfield's U15 squad have reached the final of the Trevor Bailey Matchplay Final after a four wicket win against Bishops Stortford CC. Winning the toss, SCC put their opponents into bat who, with three wickets from both Tom Arnold and Freddie Thorne, were limited to 173 in their 40 overs.
There was a nervous start for SCC as the 2 openers fell early, leaving the middle order of Freddie Thorne (21), Nathan Killiea (and Josh Kirby (36) to bring SCC back into contention with Tom Arnold and Daniel Green taking the team over the line with 10 overs left.
The final will be played next Sunday (12th September), at Saffron Walden, against Wanstead CC who overcame Springfield CC in their Semi Final.
31st August 2021
Marylebone Cricket Club - Extract from their latest newsletter.
In South Essex, Shenfield CC started a week of centenary celebrations with a match against MCC on Sunday, 22nd August. The Club relied heavily on J. Hobbs, who arrived at the crease at 17 for 2. He scored 89 runs from 52 deliveries, hitting eight fours and seven sixes to help lift MCC to 178 all out. Tom Ballington (four for 51) and Lesiba Ngoepe (four for 65) were Shenfield's standout bowlers.
A fascinating chase ensued. When Ballington was removed, Shenfield were on 66 for 7 following a remarkable spell of four wickets for four runs from 49 balls, as C. da Silva and C. Stephens wrenched the game back in MCC's favour. Shenfield captain Ollie Ekers (45) and Tom Austin (37) gave the hosts hope but, ultimately, they fell 18 runs short.
18th August 2021
The U15s have reached the Semi Final of the U16 Trevor Bailey Cup competition after winning their quarter final match against Loughton CC at the De Rougemont Cricket Ground on Sunday (15th August).
Losing the toss, Loughton elected to bat first and were held to 178 all out with Evan Ackerman (7-32-3), Adam Pryor (7-23-2) and Daniel Green (5-19-2) the pick of the bowlers. Both Shenfield openers opened steadily, building what would be a great foundation to reach their target of 179 in the 29th over with William Howard finishing on 101 off 85 balls.
The Semi Final against Bishops Stortford CC will be played this Sunday (22nd August) again at the De Rougemont Cricket Ground with the game commencing at 12 Noon. Everyone is welcome to come and support the team.
See photo here and here is another.
18th August 2021
Girls and Ladies Cricket Fun Day Thursday 26th August
All abilities welcome. See Flyer.
17th August 2021
Brian Rogers. 18.10.42 – 5.8.21
Brian's Funeral will take place at Herongate Wood Cemetery on Wednesday 1st September at 11am.
Apologies, only immediate family following the service.
As per Brian's request, donations to the Tuberous Sclerosis Charity in place of flowers. Donations can be made through
6th August 2021
Brian Rogers
We are very sad to report that Brian, long-standing SCC member, passed away suddenly last night of Sudden Heart Failure.
As well as a player, Brian was one of the original leaders of our Colts section.
Our heartfelt condolences to his wife, Maureen, and sons Stuart and Neil.
When known, details of the funeral will be posted here.
Here is a photo of Brian when he was playing in an Essex Benefit Match at SCC.
2nd August 2021
Centenary match v England 50+
On Sunday, 1st August, SCC played a match against England over 50s. There were to be two matches but, sadly, a thunderstorm put paid to the second one.
More details here along with a photo.
31st July 2021
We are sad to report that former player, John Eades, has passed away after a long illness.
He was at SCC for many years, great company and a good batsman.
Our sincere sympathy to his widow and friends. John is in a photo here.
27th July 2021
Shenfield Cricket Club’s U15 squad
They reached the quarter final of the U16 Matchplay competition after winning their final group game against Colchester & E.Essex CC on Sunday (25th July).
Batting first, SCC finished on 323 for 8 off their 40 overs, with Will Howard (68), Max Toolan (70) and Nathan Killea (66) all on form in the middle.
Facing an uphill task,Colchester & East Essex were immediately put under pressure, loosing two wickets in a fantastic opening over bowled by Tom Arnold. Wickets continued to fall as SCC bowled their opponents out for 112 with Tom Arnold (6-24-3), Adam Pryor (3-15-3) and Max Toolan (2-4-2) the stars with the ball.
This was a brilliant win underpinned by a great team performance with all the players contributing their success.
The quarter final game will be played on the 8th August, though at this moment of writing their opponents have not been confirmed. Here's a great photo of the squad, with names.
21st July 2021
Please come down to the club to watch SCC take on the England Over 50s team, Sunday, 1st August, 11am start. There will be two T20 matches played, starting at 11am and 2.30pm.
All spectators welcome. The bar will be open all day and there will be a BBQ from 3.30pm.
Essex CCC team includes skipper Mark Alleyne (Gloucs and England) and manager. SCC manager is President Pete Rider.
Essex CCC are advertising the game and BBC Essex are interested in coverage.
Might be worth bringing your own chair.
If any difficulty parking at the club, parking is possible down Shorter Avenue and other side roads.
19th July 2021
Final call for those interested in having their names on the £100 for 100 Years Centenary Board- we need to have final numbers submitted by end July.
£100 for 100 Years- Book Your Place in Shenfield Cricket Club's History!
Reminder for those of you yet to sign up for the '£100 for 100 Years' fundraiser- where an individual or family is asked to kindly donate £100 to SCC in honour of its' 100th year.
During Cricket Week in August a board will be presented and subsequently put up in the clubhouse, with the names of those individuals/families who donated on it.
If you would like to donate or have any ideas for our Centenary fundraising project, then please email
To put your name down on the donor list, please specify what name you would like on the plaque.
Then pay £100 into the following account, using your name as payment reference:
Shenfield Cricket Club
Sort- 40-11-60
Account- 91100483
Thank you for your support of SCC!
13th July 2021
Trevor Bailey Matchplay Competition Report on Match 2.
11th July 2021
Our U12 girls deservedly won their match against Brentwood Girls this morning.
10th July 2021
7th July 2021
Shenfield Cricket Club- Centenary Dinner and Dance- Saturday October 9th
We would be delighted if you could join us at the Shenfield Cricket Club Centenary dinner and dance, to be held in the Oak Suite of Stock Brook Manor, Billericay on Saturday 9th October from 8pm.
The banqueting package includes a reception drink on arrival, three course dinner and then tea, coffee and mints. After the meal there will be an auction and a disco until 1am. Tickets will be £50 per head and tables are for 10 people. The dress code is Black tie/Lounge suit.
It would be a great help if people were able to arrange themselves into a table of 10 and then one person be designated to collect in the money for their table, pay it into the SCC account and liaise with me by email re the details. However if you are a group of 2, 4, 6 or 8 etc then I will make up tables of 10, trying to put you with people that you know wherever possible! Cut-off date for payments and final numbers will be the 6th September.
Please email to register your interest.
Thanks for your support of SCC and we look forward to a wonderful evening!
5th July 2021
Trevor Bailey Matchplay Competition
Shenfield Cricket Club commenced their 2021 U16 Trevor Bailey Matchplay Competition campaign yesterday (4th July) with an away win at Hutton CC.
Put into field after losing the toss, Shenfield limited Hutton to 154 all out with Adam Pryor (8-23-4) and Evan Ackerman (6-17-2) the pick of the bowlers.
Next week (11.07.2021) will see Shenfield play Woodford Wells at home in the next group game.
See the photo of the team.
28th June 2021
Shenfield’s “Old Boys Weekend”
No summer weekend ever goes past without reminiscing about former cricketing triumphs and disasters. In this, Shenfield’s Centenary Year, we are putting on some events so you can catch up with your former team mates and friends.

Friday, August 20th – Curry Night.
Saturday August 21st – Come and watch our 1st and 3rd XIs at home. An afternoon of BBQ, beers, banter and evening entertainment.
Sunday, August 22nd – Watch Shenfield versus The MCC in an all-day game.

Whether you are a recent graduate from the Colts or a veteran of days long past we would love to see you.
Whatever part you have played in the club’s first one hundred years do pop in for a while or stay for the weekend.
27th June 2021
Great success for our Shenfield Ladies team at a Ladies Softball Festival!
5th June 2021
Old Boys Impromptu Reunion
3rd June 2021
Byron Wyngard
Shenfield CC were deeply saddened to hear about the untimely passing of Byron Wyngard.
Byron will be remembered as a great cricketer and a genuinely all round good guy.
We send our sincere condolences to Byron’s family, friends and cricketing comrades.
Here is a photo of the lovely Byron.

Two players who new Byron well want to share their thoughts with us -

Ollie Ekers
It comes with great sadness and as a huge shock to us all to learn about the passing of Byron Wyngard.
Shenfield Cricket Club had the pleasure of hosting Byron for the summer of 2015. He was an incredibly talented cricketer whose efforts helped us gain promotion to the Premier League for the 2016 season. More importantly, he was an immensely kind and caring person. He was loved by everyone here at Shenfield, with his smile, kind natured personality and winning attitude shining through and onto everyone around him.
We send our sincere condolences to Byron's family, friends and those at his home club of Victoria Cricket Club.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
RIP Byron

Jack Kliber
Byron was the nicest bloke we’d ever meet. He was everything you’d want from an overseas and more - surpassing expectations on the pitch, but more importantly off the pitch. He ability was only matched by his personality.
Our promotion that summer was not coincidental, and our success was down to him. Shenfield CC are in debt to Byron and what he gave us that summer. A quite exceptional 130 jumps to mind that year helped us beat Woodford Wells- in which he hit some incredible shots!
Such was his nature, Byron even hosted Shenfield High Schools tour to Cape Town a year later and less willingly a few of the 2nd teams trip out for a Cape Town test match!
Byron, rest in peace mate. From so many friends at Shenfield CC.
28th May 2021
U10 League
17th May 2021
100 Club Winners
Congratulations to our winners.
May 2021 Draw
1st Prize Phil Simmons £100.00
2nd Prize Chris Wright £50.00
3rd Prize Tom Austin £25.00
15th May 2021
Our new 5th XI
20th April 2021
Please note that applications for school years one and two are now going on a waiting list.
We will need to see if we can take any late applications once we are a few weeks in.
13th April 2021
Another 100 to celebrate!
Matt Salisbury, long time player at SCC, has taken his 100th first class wicket at Trent Bridge, playing for Durham.
Matt will be at Essex later this week, playing for Durham in a 4-day County Championship match.
See this interview that Matt gave.
20th March 2021
SCC Centenary
£100 for 100 Years- Book Your Place in Shenfield Cricket Club's History!

You may be aware that 2021 marks Shenfield Cricket Club's centenary year and we plan to host a number of exciting events over the year to celebrate this.

One fundraising idea the committee came up with was '£100 for 100 Years'- essentially an individual or family is asked to kindly donate £100 to SCC in honour of its' 100th year. During Cricket Week in August a plaque will be presented and subsequently put up in the clubhouse, with the names of those individuals/families who donated on it.

If you would like to donate then please email to put your name down on the donor list, specifying what name you would like on the plaque.

Then pay £100 into the following account, using your name as payment reference:
Shenfield Cricket Club
Sort- 40-11-60
Account- 91100483

Thank you for your support of SCC and we look forward to an exciting year in 2021.
28th February 2021
100 Club Winners
Congratulations to our winners.
February 2021 Draw
1st Prize J. Mathieson £100.00
2nd Prize N. Sedgeley £50.00
3rd Prize J. Borman £25.00
4th February 2021
Message to Colts' Parents

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