Third XI: Victory denied in last-over thriller

Sean Carmody’s depleted thirds were denied a morale-boosting victory in a last-over thriller as they opened their 2015 league campaign with an impressive all-round performance. The side, down to ten men and shorn of first-choice seamers, responded superbly to take the game at Kings Langley to the final couple of balls in a game that was the perfect advertisement…

Third XI averages: Fisher still firing

Graham Fisher notched the stand-out figures in the Thirds this season, even though he only played two-thirds of the games. The veteran off-spinner claimed 35 wickets, including three five-wicket hauls, before he stood down as skipper after a chastening defeat against Welwyn Garden City III. He spent the rest of the season twirling away in the…