Denaby & Cadeby – Marked Reduction’ In Members’ Subscriptions.

February 1929

Sheffield Independent – Wednesday 06 February 1929

Denaby Cricket.

Marked Reduction’ In Members’ Subscriptions.

A balance in hand of £10 on the past season’s working was reported at the annual general meeting of the Denaby and Cadeby Cricket Club held last night at the Miners’ Welfare Institute, Captain K. C. Higgins presiding over a moderate attendance.

According to the balance sheet, members’ subscriptions only amounted to £46, against £84 for the previous year.

The Yorkshire Council team played 18 games, won six, drew eight, lost four, and secured 2,162 runs for 121 wickets, whilst their opponents scored 1,119 runs for 117 wickets. They obtained 22 points out of a possible 42.

The Doncaster League eleven played 22 games, won 5, lost 11, drew six, gained 16 points, scoring 2,496 runs for 135 wicket against their opponents 2,696 for 168 wickets.

The winners of the averages were Messrs. I. Greenwood and E. Foster batting; and Messrs. F. Kennedy and E. Wathey for bowling.

It was decided to reduce prices admission to employees and wives employees at the Denabv and Cadeby Collieries only, ordinary members will have no reductions made.

The club will have the services of Dick Probert, who played with Bolton last season, and have hopes of securing another well-known local player.

Mr. W. H. Chambers was elected president; Mr. W. Wilkinson, treasurer; and Mr. F. Waring, secretary