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1863 to 2013
150 Years Old Anniversary Year


Secretary:  Colin Pratt - 07770691934
Match Day Contact: Phil Dumbleton - 07904170020


Grace Dieu Park Cricket Club is a Leicestershire Cricket Club based behind the Bulls Head pub in the village of Thringstone. We are proud of the traditions and camaraderie that has developed over its life so far. The backbone of this success is GDPCC's group of dedicated, professional and enthusiastic group of members, who all enjoy their time together, both on and off the field.

 

Saturdays in 2013 will see both the 1st XI and 2nd XI teams playing in Division 4 and Division 8 of the Leicestershire Everads County Cricket League. On Sundays we have the Sunday XI competing in friendly fixtures against various local clubs. In the week the Club play host to a thriving Junior Cricket section from as young as 7yr olds to 17yr olds. So, whether you are the serious player looking for matches week-in and week-out, or just a casual 'slogger' looking for an occasional match and a few beers afterwards, GDPCC is the place for you.

 

This website has been designed for you, the player. With information on past and future fixtures including teams, results, stats, and running averages, this website allows you to track your performance after each match throughout the whole season.

 

We will also be using the website to confirm match availability and notify of team selections, with an automated email system linked to this process. So, welcome again. We look forward to seeing you at the nets and on the pitch soon!!




 

 
   
 
Latest news
 
 
 

2s nowhere near that first win

At this late stage of the season the 2nd XI's plight can be likened to that of a 90 year old virgin. Approaching every Saturday believing that elusive....

1s give Messengers a bit of a thrashing

There was a strong wind at Messengers as Grace Dieu were put in to bat. After a steady start Thorpe was out Leg Before, but Tubs came in and batted qu....

1s win after staring down the barrel

Long Whatton won the toss and put The Dieu into bat on what proved to be a lively wicket, and the opening pair of Liam Pratt and Rob 'The Rock' Hudson....

1s batting display disappoints - again!

Given the rain that had been persistent for over a week, it came as no surprise that the wicket was damp. Neither did it come as any surprise that win....

2s tumble to defeat despite valiant effort from the tail

Its taken a few weeks but the malaise at the heart of the second XI start to the season can finally be pinpointed to two minor factors, not scoring en....
 
   
 
Latest results
 
 
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Date: Sat 09 Aug 2014

 1st XILong Whatton CC - 1st XI Won

Date: Sat 02 Aug 2014

 1st XIShepshed Town CC - 2nd XI Drawn winning draw
 2nd XIAppleby Magna CC - 1st XI Lost

Date: Sat 26 Jul 2014

 1st XILoughborough Greenfields CC - 1st XI Won By 22 runs
 2nd XIHathern Old CC - 1st XI Lost

Date: Sat 19 Jul 2014

 1st XIIbstock Town CC - 2nd XI Abandoned
 2nd XIBarwell CC - 2nd XI Abandoned

Date: Thu 17 Jul 2014

 Midweek XICropston Won

Date: Sat 12 Jul 2014

 1st XIRatby Town CC - 1st XI Drawn
 2nd XIBarrow Town CC, Leics - 3rd XI Lost
 
   
 
Upcoming fixtures
 
 
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Date: Sat 23 Aug 2014

 1st XIHinckley Amateur CC - 1st XIHome (Gracedieu Park Cricket Club) 13:30
 2nd XISharnford CC - 1st XIAway 13:30

Date: Sun 24 Aug 2014

 Sunday XITwycrossHome (Gracedieu Park Cricket Club) 14.00

Date: Sat 30 Aug 2014

 1st XIBardon Hill CC - 1st XIAway 13:30
 2nd XILeicester Ivanhoe CC - 3rd XIHome (Gracedieu Park Cricket Club) 13:30
 
   
 
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19 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
2s nowhere near that first win http://t.co/H5OMRwFV97

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19 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
1s give Messengers a bit of a thrashing http://t.co/U94NO6PCnZ

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16 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
Our vice chairman having an inbetweeners moment at a club function #simon pic.twitter.com/DNic3hLrav

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15 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
Good luck to our juniors this evening in their semi final. #upthedieu

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14 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
RT @louiejp: @GDPCC hat trick in the seconds on Saturday !!! #justsayin!!!!!

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12 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
Covers and a clock are the primary concerns of tonight's commitee meeting. More to follow....

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11 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
1s win after staring down the barrel http://t.co/OsduZwz6J6

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11 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
Grace Dieu Park Cricket Club 1st XI 116 for 10 beat Long Whatton CC - 1st XI 111 for 10 http://t.co/Aap0UHMcAJ

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10 Aug GDPCC @GDPCC
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