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(Pic: Dan Robinson) On Saturday, the 2nd XI travelled to Hawk Green in Division 4 of the DCCL. Since the fixtures were released this was always earmarked as a fixture where Tintwistle would be able to assess their progress since the 2017 defeat at the hands of Hawk in the Semi Final of the Hawke Trophy competition. Hawk Green won the toss and elected to field first. Steve Morris and Andy Tomlinson… Read More

(Pic: MLK scored a very useful 58) Match Report by Ryan Nixon A glorious day as Tintwistle travelled to Dove Holes on Saturday ready for their 3rd away fixture in 4. Captain James Pool won the toss for the 4th consecutive game and chose to bat on what seem a good batting track. However, this decision seemed trickier than first thought as Tintwistle lost opener Gavin Cole for a duck with 7… Read More

(Pic: Jack Booth on his way to a fantastic knock of 40 not out) On a warm and sunny day, Tintwistle CC 2nd XI welcomed Dove Holes to Speedwell. Dove won the toss and elected to bat first. Johnson and Hawkes opened for the visitors but Johnson (5) soon departed caught by Steve Morris off the bowling of Dan Robinson. Hawkes (20) fell quickly after judged lbw again off the bowling of… Read More

Match Report by Ryan Nixon Tintwistle CC travelled to Offerton on Saturday on a day you can describe as perfect cricketing weather, not a cloud in the sky and a subtle breeze to help. T-shirt tans were on the cards for the players! Tintwistle Skipper James Pool won the toss for the second week running and chose to bat on a pitch where a big score was expected. TCC welcomed back last… Read More

(Pictured: Josh Hutton on his way to posting impressive figures of 4-21) Tintwistle CC 2nd XI welcomed Stalybridge St Pauls CC to the SCG in the Hawke Trophy. On a warm day, the home side won the toss and elected to bat first. Steve Morris (2) was judged lbw early on but Mark Lilley (58) and Ricky Harris (62) put on 132 for the 2nd wicket. Simon Barrow (33), Jack Booth (14)… Read More

(pic: Ryan Nixon in smashing form) On Saturday, Tintwistle CC welcomed Hayfield CC to the Speedwell Cricket Ground in Round 8 of the DCCL. Fortunately, the local area had been lucky in terms of the weather and after a brief wait the game was able to go ahead.  Tintwistle won the toss and asked the visitors to bat first. The home side got off to a fantastic start with both Hayfield openers… Read More

On Saturday, Tintwistle travelled to Hawk Green in Round 6 of the DCCL. Tintwistle won the toss and elected to bat first on a decent looking track. Tintwistle got off to a solid start thanks to excellent batting from Karl Handforth and Pete Higginbottom. Handforth scored an excellent 49 maintaining his solid start to the season. Tintwistle were in the driving seat with the scoreboard reading 93-1 after 23.6 overs. Gavin Cole… Read More

On Saturday the TCC 1st XI travelled to New Mills in round 4 of the DCCL. New Mills batted first and got off to a really positive start. Duckworth and Coverly put 52 on the board before Coverley (12) was bowled by Ryan Nixon. Duckworth (40) soon followed being bowled by the ever impressive Stuart Rose. Callum Firth added 17 moving the score to 85-3. Tintwistle’s bowlers clearly had the bit between… Read More

Tintwistle travelled to Ernocroft Road on Sunday in Round One of the Bissenden Cup. In upbeat mood, Tintwistle enabled game mode as they strode to the crease for the first innings. Karl Handforth and Pete Higginbottom opened up moving the score to 34-1 before Higginbottom (11) was bowled by F Heginbotham. Handforth continued his great start to 2017 making a useful contribution of 26 before being bowled by Millen. This signalled the start… Read More

On Saturday Tintwistle CC welcomed Hadfield St Andrews to the SCG. Recent trends were instantly turned upside down when home Skipper James Pool won the toss! Tintwistle decided to bat first on a decent looking track that had benefited from the recent weather. Pete Higginbottom and Karl Handforth opened up but Higginbottom (14) was soon caught off the bowling of Doyle. Ricky Harris came in at three and built a formidable partnership… Read More

On Saturday Tintwistle CC 1st XI made the short journey to Dinting in Round 2 of the IM DCCL. With the weather somewhat gloomy and cold, Dinting won the toss and asked the visitors to bat first. Karl Handforth and Pete Higginbottom opened up and got off to a solid start. Higginbottom (10) was caught behind off the bowling of Brightmore with the score 31-1. The Tintwistle middle order largely misfired with… Read More

On Saturday, TCC welcomed Broadbottom to the Speedwell Cricket Ground. This was not only the first game of the season but also the first with our new Senior Sponsor – Syndicate Original. Syndicate Original is the official clothing and merch line of YouTube Legend Tom Cassell, aka ‘Syndicate’. Alice Cassell (Brand Manager) commented, “We are delighted to be sponsoring Tintwistle Cricket Club. It’s great to be associated with a local team and we… Read More