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Kington St Michael Cricket Club

(Established 2005)

 KSMCC 2006
Kington St Michael Cricket Team 2008

(Back row left to right: Mick Atack, Steve Walton, Neil Walton,
Steve Thompsett, Andrew Trump, Rob Durno, & Chris Jenkins. 
Front row left to right: Trevor Newman, Nik Margolis,
Simon Jones, Brendan McCarron, & Martyn Cox)


We are always interested in people (male & female) who want to play, of whatever standard (a good portion of the team are over 40!).  We especially value people who would like to act as scorers!  Our home matches are played at Kington langley.   The club was formally constituted on October 2nd 2013.  There is an annual 10 membership fee.

If you would like to join or for further details, please contact Brendan McCarron on 01249 782755.


(For match reports, please scroll down to the "News" section)


To view copies of the laws, signals and scoring that KSMCC uses, please click on an icon below (you will need Adobe Reader).

 Umpiring Laws: Emotion
Umpire's Signals: Emotion
Scoring: Emotion

A Few Cricketing Terms:

Dolly: An easy catch
A Duck: A score of nought.
The Silly Point: A real position on the pitch, but not a great place to stand!
The Asking Rate: The runs required per over for a team to be victorious.
A Sitter: The easiest most unmissable ball a fielder could ever receive.
A Chinaman: A ball bowled by a left-handed slow bowler to a right-handed batsman.

Standard Cricket Fielding Positions

Standard cricket fielding positions

Example Fielding Position: Mid-off

This is a good position for the captain to be fielding at.
It means they are close to the bowler enabling them to pass on advice and encouragement.
The job of a mid-off fielder is to cut off the straight drive and has to stay on their toes to prevent the quick singles.

There are a couple of different positions in this area:

Deep mid-off
Silly mid-off
Long off

Mid-off is normally positioned about 25-30 yards from the batsman, while silly mid-off is in close to the batsman looking for bat-pad chances.
Deep mid-off is usually three-quarters of the way from the boundary, while long-off is right out on the rope.
Similar positions on the leg or on side are known as mid-on, deep mid-on etc.


2013 Season - tba


If any cricket club member would like to volunteer to provide match reports, etc for the website, please e-mail


Kington St Michael Cricket Club was formally constituted on 2nd October 2013.  Membership is open to all for a 10 annual fee.


Saturday 15th November:  The club's annual dinner took place at The Bell in Yatton Keynell, following which the annual awards were presented.  Members then returned to Kington St Michael and took part in the karaoke night at Kington St Michael Club.

KSMCC karaoke at KSM Club 16.11.08
KSMCC karaoke crooners

Sunday 14th September: The final match of the season had to be cancelled as members of Sappers XI had been posted to Afghanistan!  However, KSMCC decided to make the most of the rare good weather and held  a single wicket game for the team, together with a barbecue for family and friends.  Top scorer was Andrew Trump with 35, followed closely by Neil Walton with 32.  Junior member, Calum Durno, scored 11 and caught one, ending a day of birthday celebrations on a high note.

The youngest player - Calum Durno Rob Durno hits the ball
Junior member, Calum, lines up.                                  Rob Durno hits the ball.



Steve Thompsett hits the ball
Steve Thompsett hits the ball

Wednesday 25th June:  KSMCC played at home against Nettleton CC.  KSM were all out for 106 and Nettleton CC won with a score pf 107 and overs to spare.

Sunday 18th May: KSMCC played 30 overs each side against Sappers XI at Kington Langley and fortunately the weather stayed fine for the afternoon.   KSMCC's top scorer was Nik Margolis, with 61 runs, whilst Rob Durno was out for a "duck"!  Fielding successes were Martyn Cox (caught one), Mick Atack (caught one and bowled one), Nik Margolis (bowled three out) and Andrew Trump (caught one).  Despite this the home team lost with 113 for 7 wickets against Sappers 146 for 6 wickets.