Updated: Oct 23
Brigands Played 25 games, Won 13, Lost 6, Drew 5, and had 1 abandoned. A further 6 games were cancelled due to rain.
Brigands scored 3720 runs and lost 157 wickets, the opposition scored 3176 runs and lost 185 wickets.
Lee Gray was awarded Best Batter, Mike Bath Best Bowler, and Mo Ali the Young Player of the Season. Guy Ladenburg’s caught and bowled was the Champagne Moment. Bryan Burns was awarded the prestigious Don Rock trophy for Services to Brigands Cricket
There were Fifties for David Henderson, Lee Gray, Gerry Northwood, Ewan Lovett-Turner, Harry Collier, Rupert Preece, Andrew Ainsley, Guy Ladenburg and William Maund.
Dave Henderson scored the most runs (501) then Guy Ladenburg (320) and Lee Gray (274). In T20s, Adam Jay was the best batter (78). Dougie Henderson hit the biggest six, over the road into the neighboring Parish.
Lee Gray (45.67) had the best batting average, then Dave Henderson (46.1) then Neil Wood (36.25) surprisingly, and Guy Ladenburg (26.67).
Neil Wood took the most wickets (25) then Mike Beardall (22) and Mike Bath (22). In T20s Matt Goodman took the most wickets (3).
There were Five wicket hauls for Mike Bath & Mo Ali. Mike Bath had the best bowling average (5.6), then Mo Ali (11.4), Guy Ladenburg (12.63), Ed Hands (13.9) and Lee Gray (15.3)
Dave Henderson took the most catches (9) then Paul Bailey (7), Guy Ladenburg (7), and Dave Turner (7). In T20, Dave Mann took the most catches (4).
Guy Ladenburg had the most fantasy points followed closely behind by Neil Wood.
54 different players played for the Brigands in 2023 (6 less than in 2022) Neil Wood played most games (23) then Gerry Northwood (20).
Of course, you can't measure the spirit of cricket or the joy of playing cricket at a special place with good people, but if you could it would score highly.
Compiled by Neil Wood