Entries by johandesilva

Fun in the Sun at Wembley Away - 1st XI, 12th September

The 1s final game of the season was against Wembley CC at Vale Farm, home to some of the more eccentric Middlesex league icons over the years. After a difficult April/May period where it appeared cricket would be having a year off, somehow we’ve managed to eke out an enjoyable little half season, under the […]

A windy day on the Marshes - 4th XI vs SNCC (22nd August)

Many of us hadn`t played against Stoke Newington CC on Hackney Marshes before, so finding the tiny bridge (across the river Lea) to get to the ground proved challenging. Especially when there was a queue of traffic so there was a wait for other cars to leave the car park before our players could get […]

3rd XI vs Brondesbury - Saturday 18th July

Cricket in a Covid world is an odd place in the sense that it generally creates more problems than it solves. The list of considerations of a club captain is long enough as it is, with drop outs, lift co-ordination, batting orders etc, before you get to questions that perhaps no other generation of cricketers […]

2nd XI vs Twickenham - Saturday 18th July

It’s always a delight to visit the Green. Good deck, quick outfield and a bigger crowd than usual given the circumstances made for a great atmosphere as HCC 2s made the journey down South of the river. I reminisced in the car about my last journey to Twickenham, where I was 25 mins late for […]

1st XI vs Brentham - Saturday 18th July

“The secret to getting ahead is getting started” – Mark Twain After an almost 10 month hiatus, league cricket finally returned to the field of dreams on Saturday. Have we have seen the back of insufferable government press conferences, relentless zoom meetings and plain awful tiktoks? I sadly doubt it. However, a visit from Brentham CC provided some […]

Senior Training - Book Now!

Morning all, Senior Training has started and is now in full swing. Players of all ages & abilities are welcome at our Tuesday Evening coached sessions. It's been great to see over 30 players in attendance weekly, and we look forward to more of you joining in. For more information, please contact Johan on [email protected] […]

Highgate CC Summer Cricket Camps

Morning all, Hope you are safe & well! Junior Sessions are now in full swing and progressing nicely, with over 200 participants attending weekly. It's been great to see so many of you down at the ground, please keep spreading the word of our sessions too to local friends & family. Summer Cricket Camps will […]

Return to Restricted Small Group Training - Senior Section

An Update from the Club Committee, Friday 12th June 2020 We are thrilled to announce that that Senior Training will be re-starting at the club from Tuesday 16th June. Sessions will be run from 19:00 - 20:30 with a strict limit of 30 individuals training. Priority will be given to those players who have paid […]

Return to Restricted Small Group Play - Junior Section

An update from Johan de Silva, Director of Junior Cricket - Wednesday 10th June 2020 We are thrilled to announce that Junior Section Coaching will be re-starting at the club from Friday 12th June. Sessions will be run at the following times for the below age groups: U8 - U12: Fridays (12th, 19th and 26th […]