CLUB RECORDS

All statistics up to end of season 2008

Club

Highest Club Score

  • 278 vs Chesham Bois, 2005

Most Wins per season

  • 8 (+ 2 draws) / 17 matches 2006
  • Captain: Jonty Savitt
  • Vice: Rik Barker

Batsmen

Highest Individual Score

  1. 158 Rob Muller vs Ebernoe, W.Sussex 2007
  2. 2nd) 144 Rik Barker vs Churt, Surrey 2006
  3. 3rd) 139* Dave Hooper vs Northchruch, Bucks 2003

Most Runs per season

  1. 622 Rik Barker (@ 47.84), 2006
  2. 14 innings: 5 half-centuries, 1 century
  3. 2nd) 586 Rik Barker (@ 65.1) 2008
  4. 3rd) 582 Dave Hooper (@ 48.50), 2003
  5. 4th) 477 Ben Madden (@47.44), 2007

Highest Partnerships

  1. 155 Ben Madden (108) & Martin Stockman (77)
  2. Opening wicket partnership vs Chesham Bois, 2005
  3. 2nd) TBA?
  4. 3rd) 131 Tom Mayhew (73) & Tim Graham (46)
  5. 2nd wicket partnership vs Denham, 2001

Top Centurions

  1. Rik Barker 6 centuries + 18 half centuries, over 6 seasons
  2. 2nd) Dave Hooper 3 centuries +14 half centuries, over 23 seasons
  3. 3rd) Ben Madden 2 centuries + 15 half centuries, over 5 seasons
  4. 4th) Martin Stockman 1 century + 9 half centuries, over 24 seasons
  5. 5th) Rob Muller 1 century + 5 half centuries, over 18 seasons

VCC Centuries (14)

VCC Centuries
Score Player Year
158 Rob Muller 2007
144 Rik Barker 2006
139* Dave Hooper 2003
136 Rik Barker 2003
134 Rik Barker 2008
128* Rik Barker 2008
116* Ben Madden 2007
108 Ben Madden 2005
104* Julian Farino 1985
103* Dave Hooper 2001
101* Rik Barker 2008
101 Martin Stockman 1990
100 Dave Hooper 1998
100 Rik Barker 2004

Bowlers

Most Wickets per season

  1. 33 Fareed Khan (@9.45), 2006
  2. 2nd) 25 Rik Barker (@ 14.88), 2007
  3. 3rd) 23 Fareed Khan (@21.83), 2004

Best Match Performance

  1. 7 wickets Details TBA
  2. Martin Oakesmonger or Dave Hooper
  3. 2nd) 6 wickets
  4. Fareed Khan 13-2-28-6 vs Hawridge & Cholesbury, Bucks, 2007
  5. Don Ewing 10-2-34-6 vs Leyhill, Bucks, 2004
  6. Tim Graham 27-6 vs Staplefield, W.Sussex, 1989

Hat Tricks

  1. Steve Webster vs Hawridge & Cholesbury, Bucks, 2006
  2. Cameron Gray vs Ebernoe, W.sussex, 2003

Appearances per season

  • Rob Muller 18 / 20 matches, 2004

Overseas Tours

Highest Club Score on tour

  • 274 vs Hong Kong University, 2008

Most Wins per tour

  • 2 / 5 matches, Far East Tour, 2008
  • Captain: Jonty Savitt
  • Vice: Rik Barker
  • (Wins vs Manila Nomads & HKCC Taverners)

Highest Individual Score on tour

  • 92 Ben Madden vs Hong Kong CC Taverners, 2008

Most wickets per tour

  • 9
  • Asif Mughal, 5 matches, Far East Tour 2008
  • Tim Graham, 4 matches, Sri Lanka Tour 2006

History

Club founded

  • @ Village Curry Centre restaurant
  • Belsize Lane
  • London NW3
  • In attendance:
  • Chris Williamson
  • Martin Stockman

First recorded match

  • 13th May, 1984
  • vs Hopbine Public House, @ Parkers Piece, Cambridge

VCC X1 that day included the following ‘Legends’ who are still playing today:

  • Richard Baldwin (79*)
  • Martin Stockman (29)
  • David Hooper (20)
  • Tim Graham (1-1)
  • Chris Williamson

Club Captains

  • 2008- Ben Madden
  • 2005-2008 Jonty Savitt
  • 2004 Richard Baldwin
  • 2003 Aamer Mughal
  • 2002 Jeff Walkden
  • 1999-2001 Rob Muller

1980’s/1990’s

  • Chris Williamson
  • Dave Hooper
  • Martin Stockman
  • Martin Oakesmonger
  • Phil Sharkey
  • Tim Graham

Club Sponsors

  • 2008- Natural Organic Experience
  • 2002-07 Ozone Toothbrush

Club Charity

  • Liwa School
  • Gugulethu Township, Cape Town

Tours

VCC Tours
Year Country Place Matches Played
1984 Ireland Co Wicklow 2 matches
1985 Ireland “ + Cos. Wexford, Dublin, Waterf’d 5 matches
1986 France Paris 2 matches
1987 Cornwall Paul, Falmouth 5 matches
1989 Italy Lake Como 2 matches
1990 Malta Valetta vs Malta A & Malta B 2 matches 1 draw
2002 Barbados Christchurch, St James, St Lucy 4 matches
2004 South Africa Cape Town, Nyanga &Western Cape 3 matches
2006 Sri Lanka Dambullah, Galle, Candy, Colombo 4 matches
2007 Spain La Manga 3 matches
2008 Far East Manila & Hong Kong 5 matches 2 wins