French cricket with our juvenile friends!
The Juveniles arrived ‘keen as Dijon mustard’ to be met by the sage – and onion – words of Stan ‘le homme il pleut et allez le pub’. To which we did, we listened to much sensible chat – not ours obviously and some real le garbage! The highlight was always, the girls; and we met a gold winning rower – it was a wet day!
Anyway we agreed to play cricket on Sunday morning at 10am – a limited over game and Blenheim batted first. Dave Hughes agreed to do a marathon umpiring stint which lasted 1 ball as Monsieur West perdue le defence. Martin Cox and Dave Hughes steadied le bateau et le carnage at the end from Eddie Catling with a quickfire 31 took the score to 108 off 18.
Jasper and Willo opened the batting for the Juveniles and the former started as if he had catch a plane – come to think of it, he did! Anyway he struck the Blenheim bowlers to all parts of the ground but was caught on the boundary 5 short of 50 – magnifique! Marc Canham took 4 wickets au milieu le innings but Luke and Rhodri saw the Juveniles home with 5 wickets to spare and time to catch their flights!