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1st XI

Lordswood CC is extremely proud to have its 1st XI Team playing in the Kent Premier League and look to build on 2017’s 4th place finish. Chris Piesley, captain of the 1st XI, who signed as an 18 year old in 2010, looks forward to another competitive season where Lordswood can continue to impress on the pitch.

We thought we’d get to know the 1XI Captain Chris Piesley and some of the team a little better by asking them a few questions. Here are their answers:

Chris Piesley (Pies)

1. Favourite cricket player - Myself

2. Favourite food - Chicken Pie

3. Funniest moment at Lordswood CC - Dan Masters bowling at the Neville 2010-present

4. Biggest LCC achievement - Never leaving the field

5. Grumpiest player in your team - Myself

6. Worst haircut in the team - Palash Joshi

7. Slowest to the bar - Shaun Piesley

8. Fastest on the pitch - No one saves 2 anyway

9. Why you play for LCC - It’s a chavs natural habitat

10. Your ambition for the team - To win the fair play league

 

James Murphy (Smurf)

1. Favourite cricket player - Del Stearn

2. Favourite food - Pizza

3. Funniest moment at Lordswood CC - Nearly killing Crossy whilst playing the golf ball game

4. Biggest LCC achievement - Do I really need to say it again

5. Grumpiest player in your team - Pies

6. Worst haircut in the team - N/A

7. Slowest to the bar – Myself, like a ducks ***hole

8. Fastest on the pitch - Dan

9. Why you play for LCC - I'm free on Saturday's

10. Your ambition for the team - Party in the showers after winning the league

 

Linden Lockhart

1. Favourite cricket player - Damien Martyn

2. Favourite food - Lamb Tagine

3. Funniest moment at Lordswood CC - Masters vs Van Poppel incident 2014 or Pies vs Pies “I will knock you out Shaun”

4. Biggest LCC achievement - Captaining Adeel for 2 years without getting banned

5. Grumpiest player in your team - C Piesley

6. Worst haircut in the team - 11 debatable lids

7. Slowest to the bar - Darren Scott

8. Fastest on the pitch - Michael Samuel, running to square leg

9. Why you play for LCC - LOL

10. Your ambition for the team - one day bowl an over where the 6th ball doesn’t go for 4

 

Palash Joshi

1. Favourite cricket player - N/A: they're all average

2. Favourite food - French

3. Funniest moment at Lordswood CC - Pies bowling 3 maidens at Larry and chirping at him every ball, and then Larry running at him and launching him over his head and into the car park

4. Biggest LCC achievement - My bust-ups with Pies only being verbal

5. Grumpiest player in your team - I'll buy Pies a drink if someone in the team comes up with another answer (and backs it up)

6. Worst haircut in the team - Might be an ex-player but has to be Addy

7. Slowest to the bar - N/A: all a bunch of alkies

8. Fastest on the pitch - Cow when facing the last ball of an over

9. Why you play for LCC - Still ask myself that

10. Your ambition for the team - Any danger of winning the league?

 

Hugh Bernard

1. Favourite cricket player - Chris Piesley

2. Favourite food - KFC drumsticks and gravy

3. Funniest moment at Lordswood CC - The reaction of any overthrows

4. Biggest LCC achievement - Not leaving mid-on or fine leg all season

5. Grumpiest player in your team - C. Piesley

6. Worst haircut in the team - Myself

7. Slowest to the bar - Myself

8. Fastest on the pitch - Ex player- Zamir

9. Why you play for LCC - Good craic

10. Your ambition for the team - Win league