First league weekend of the season and the 1st team came away with 10 points from an abandoned game with Cardiff Gymkhana. Chasing a big total of 312 Vale were 83 for 1 when rain intervened with Shoaib Waqar 48 not out and Nicky Pepper 27 not out. Meanwhile, the 2nd XI claimed an excellent win at Llantwit Fardre. Posting 125 on a very slow wicket the Vale bowlers dragged themselves back into the game with Jack Powell claiming 5 for 17 and Tim Roberts 3 for 5 as Llantwit were skittled out for 85 and Ebbw claiming 17 points.
The first of three pres seaon friendlies takes place this coming Sunday at Lisvane with further fixtures at Croesyceiliog and Panteg taking us up to the start of the season on the 5th May.
The club has made a solid start to the new season with the 1st XI lying in third position and the 2nd XI sitting mid table. The 1st XI gained wins against Monkswood, Whitchurch and Vale and slipped to defeat at Cardiff Gymkhana after being in a strong position.
The club are pleased to announce that the Community asset transfer of the indoor cricket school has now been completd and is now being run by Ebbw Vale Cricket Limited, a non profit making company limited by guarantee made up of five directors from our club, Councillor David White and Steve Watkins from Cricket Wales.