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Men's & Women's players of the month - June

Women's Hardball XI: Gail Curtis

Gail has steadied the ship with her batting whilst wickets fell around her, Gail stuck at it. Gail always plays in the spirit of the game, giving 100%, encouraging and giving it her all on the boundary. Gail has also become the key scorer for the whole squad.

Women's Softball League 1: Josie Drury

Josie has been a great addition to the ladies cricket team and adding some youth to the squad. Josie has been hitting the boundaries with her batting and has taken multiple wickets. She has shown all round growth in her confidence and team play and is a credit to TCC. Women's Softball League 2: Lizzy Sander

Lizzy has been getting stronger and stronger with her batting and has been given this award for her outstanding contribution to putting runs on the board and in particular against Hambrook, she smashed 56 off 42 balls.

1st XI: Tom Bradley

Despite a tough few weeks results wise, opening bowler Bradders has been a constant threat for the 1's with with the ball, picking up 5 wickets at 24, and despite bowling in the Powerplay, going at less than 5 runs per over. In addition to his bowling exploits, he made a quickfire unbeaten 50 away at Potterne which took Thorns to max batting points.

Hopefully the form will continue ahead of a crucial run of fixtures!

2nd XI: James Tunnicliffe

Tunni has had a strong month with both Bat and Ball in the seconds, with 10 wickets at 12, and 123 runs, supporting some improved performances from the side. With the ball, he took 4-23 to roll through Cheltenham's top order, and 4-40 to 'Weasel out' Kingsholm's tail end. His most important contribution however was a quickfire 83 to set up a total of 280 against Kingsholm, which is to date the 2's only win of the season.

3rd XI: David Hammond

Walter has had a great June, scoring 155 runs at 52, and also being stand in skipper as the thirds have pushed up into the top 3 in B&D 7 with 3 wins. He played two crucial innings - firstly marshalling the run chase in the big clash at Dyrham and Hinton with a crucial 32*, and then scoring 101 at home to Bishopston to set up another victory. In amongst this he's stood in as skipper and managed the side well, amid the fun and games of player availability in the lower teams!

4th XI: Hugo Slade

13-year-old Hugo has been one of the mainstays in the 4th team this year, and in June produced some great performances with bat and ball. He made 42 to set up a great win and 200-plus score away at Brislington, and followed this off by top scoring in a tough defeat away at Timsbury. With the ball, he took 2-35 and was pick of the bowlers in a key win against Barrow Gurney, keeping the 4's promotion push on the rise.

Well played Hugo, let's hope the form continues in the second half of the season.

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