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Tag Archives: John Jackson

Sri Lanka Tour: Games 3 and 4 in Kandy

by John Jackson Kandy is 115 KM from Colombo by road and 500 m higher in elevation. After a 5 hour road journey in a maze of tuk tuks and government buses ‘screaming down the non-existent third lane’ we arrived in Kandy at the height of Buddhist New Year’s celebrations. …

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CPCC in Colombo: Games 1, 2 and 6

By John Jackson All three of the Colombo games were played against young teams from the Sinhalese Sports Club (SSC) School of cricket. The teams turned out to be pretty evenly matched with CPCC winning the series 2-1. The oppressive heat was the ever present factor in all our games …

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Jacko’s Scoring Runs in South Africa

Club legend John Jackson is currently touring in South Africa with the Sydney Classics Cricket Team. The Over 50’s tour has seen him take on various teams in Cape Town thus far. Jacko’s been pretty handy with the bat, scoring 83 runs in his 4 games at an average of …

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Jacko vs Tobes

Saturday evening before last, Plateau treasurer Toby Horstead sat in the pub with a beaming smile, anxious to tell his fellow clubmen about the career milestones he had achieved thanks to a solid 47 that day. He whipped out his iPad and brought up the list of players with the …

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Round 7 Seniors Wrap

1st Grade 1st Grade’s tough run continued with a heavy defeat at the hands of reigning premiers Harbord Bowling. The CPCC bowlers were unable to contain some fast scoring by HBCC despite yet another tight spell from Jeff Porter-Denning (1/19 off 7) and 4 wickets to President and stand-in skipper …

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