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Provender

A high-quality game was nearing a tense finish at Provender, when the weather intervened, for the first time this season, and very disappointing for all involved. The Stragglers had been asked to field on a day with plenty of dark clouds threatening. A pair of Snapes... Read more

Provender

Victories at Provender are to be cherished; they don’t turn up very often, and consecutive wins are unprecedented. It did not look so positive after three overs, when a handful of loose deliveries had been smacked to the boundary by the Provender openers, and 28... Read more

Provender

The fixture at Provender provides one of the high quality highlights of the Straggler season, and this year saw a tense game taken down to the wire. On a glorious summer afternoon, and with a team notably lacking in terracotta warriors, Hugo Snape won the toss for the... Read more

Provender

Graham Smith, our very generous host at Provender, always has something (or usually someone) up his sleeve to keep the Stragglers on their toes and dancing; and this year it was no different, as Straggler openers, Simon Allport and Jasper Smallwood, faced up to the... Read more

Provender

Graham Smith, our very generous host at Provender, always has something (or usually someone) up his sleeve to keep the Stragglers on their toes and dancing; and this year it was no different, as Straggler openers, Simon Allport and Jasper Smallwood, faced up to the... Read more