Ashford bowled over by King Kelly

Posted on July 9th, by Purley Cricket Club in Not featured, Sport. No Comments

A brilliant and hostile spell by Purley’s young fast bowler Adam Kelly (4-23) secured a crucial win for the Pumas against fellow relegation strugglers Ashford on an intensely hot day in Staines

PURLEY  242-7 dec. (Chaudhry 61*)

ASHFORD  170

Purley won by 72 runs

Some dogged resistance from the Ashford tailend looked like they would save the game but Kelly, well backed … Read More »



Honours shared at The Ridge

Posted on June 24th, by Purley Cricket Club in Sport. No Comments

Batting ruled the day at The Ridge on Saturday afternoon after promotion-chasing Esher secured a winning draw against Purley

ESHER  263-4 dec. (Hopkinson 129)

PURLEY  205-5 (Windley 56)

Winning Draw to Esher

Mark Hopkinson top scored with an outstanding 129 as Esher, batting first, declared on 263-4. Purley batted confidently to finish on 205-5 as the game ended in a draw.

Following some early morning rain, Purley took the decision after winning the toss to … Read More »



Classy Chessington upstages the Pumas at The Ridge

Posted on June 10th, by Purley Cricket Club in Sport. No Comments

A superb batting performance from Chessington led them to victory on Saturday 7th June, chasing 244 to win off just 42.2 overs against a confident Purley side at The Ridge

The Pumas appeared to be in a strong position at the halfway stage posting 242 for 7 but an extremely strong Chessington batting line-up made light work of the target to win with a flourish.

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