Top Ten Club Achievement records (1978-2012)

Overall club record

Matches played........626
Matches won............249
Matches lost............249
Matches drawn.........126
Matches tied...............2

[inset: Holton Cricket Club in a former incarnation - 1906]

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APPEARANCES for the Club......Current playing members in CAPITALS


1)----NEIL ROBINSON.............361
2)----DAVID PEDDY..................340
3)----Mike Jackson..................297
4)----MIKE SHORTHOUSE..........258
5)----SIMON SWITALA..............246
6)----Colin Ring.......................236

7)----Derek Marlowe.................229
8)----JOHN SIMPSON................220
9)----Richard Washington.........219
10----Alan Clark......................203


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BATTING records


Andy Small and John Simpson: record partnership, highest individual score, and highest Club total (and biggest win) v. Wytham - 17 June 2007

Most runs for the Club

1)---JOHN SIMPSON.............6783

2)---DAVID PEDDY................6381
3)---Richard Washington.......3837
4)---SIMON SWITALA............3699
5)---James Race..................2477
6)---Derek Marlowe...............2270
7)---Adrian Hills....................2056
8)---Colin Ring.....................2045
9)---Andrew Hilton................1958
10)--GUY BURFORD..............1578

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Most runs in a season

1)-----JOHN SIMPSON.........847.....(2003)
2)-----John Simpson...........760.....(2009)
3)-----Andrew Hilton............722.....(1999)
4)-----JOHN SIMPSON..........680.....(2005)
5)-----DAVID PEDDY............637.....(1994)
6)-----JOHN SIMPSON..........635.....(2002)

7)-----James Race..............632.....(2004)
8)-----JOHN SIMPSON..........619.....(2001)
9)-----Richard Washington...547.....(1986)
10)----JOHN SIMPSON..........543.....(2007)



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Highest scores for the Club

1).......205*--Andy Small: v Wytham (home)-------------------17 June 2007
2).......158---Guy Peddy: v West Ilsley (away)-------------------8 July 1990
3).......136---JOHN SIMPSON: v Swinbrook (away)---------------13 May 2001
4).......129---Andy Small: v Charlton-on-Otmoor (home)---------1 August 2004

5).......119*--Richard Washington: v President’s XI (home)----8 June 1986
6).......118*--Andrew Hilton: v Appleton (home)-----------------18 Aug 2002

7).......115*--Andy Small: v Gt Milton (home)-------------------25 June 2006
8).......105*--Rob McKinney: v Islip (home)--------------------12 June 2005
9=).....104---BINOY MASTER: v President's XI (home)----------10 July 2011
9=).....104---James Race: v Richard Denner XI (home)----------4 July 2004


Highest scores by occasional guest players

142......Danny Lee: v. Tetsworth (home)-------------------18 September 1994
124......John Stevens: v Potting Shed (home)--------------10 August 1997
100*.....Tariq Mehmood: v Wheatley Old Boys (home)-----16 July 1995

100*....Mark Dakin: v Captain's XI (home)----------------10 July 2011

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Most fifties (including hundreds) for the Club

1)----JOHN SIMPSON...............63 (inc one 100)
2)----DAVID PEDDY..................25 (one)
3)----James Race....................21 (two)
4)----Richard Washington.........20 (one)
5)----Andrew Hilton..................17 (two)

6)----Andy Small.....................12 (three)
7)----SIMON SWITALA..............12
8=)---Rob McKinney...................7 (one)
8=)---Guy Peddy.......................7 (one)
10)---Neil Jones........................6


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Highest partnerships for each wicket

1st...269*-JOHN SIMPSON & Andy Small: v Wytham (home) 17 June 2007

.......171---JOHN SIMPSON & BINOY MASTER: v President's XI (h) 10 July 2011
.......162*-Richard Washington & DAVID PEDDY: v Tiddington (away) 25 Aug 90

2nd..138*-JOHN SIMPSON & James Race: v Barton Abbey (away) 18 May 2008
........116*-SIMON SWITALA & Andy Small: v Bladon (home) 30 July 06
........108*-PETER COWDREY & James Race: v Sunningwell (away) 15 May 2005

3rd...140--JOHN SIMPSON & Andrew Hilton: v Tiddington (h) 13 June 1999
.......134--JOHN SIMPSON & Andrew Hilton: v Didcot (away) 19 May 2002
.......130--Les Taylor & Colin Ring: v United Oxford Hospitals (h) 11 July 1993

4th...192*-JOHN SIMPSON & Andy Small: v Gt Milton (home) 25 June 06

........157*-Rob McKinney & MATT JOHNSTON: v Islip (home) 12 June 2005
........118--SIMON SWITALA & Robert Barter: v President's XI (h) 21 July 96

5th....99--A. Hilton & R. Squires: v Brightwell-cum-S'well (a) 1 June 2003
.........97--Gary Barnett & Mike Jackson: v Great Milton (away) 3 Sept 1989
.........91--Adrian Hills & Colin Ring: v Didcot (home) 3 June 1990

6th...102*-DAVID PEDDY & Ben Lidgey: v President's XI (home) 17 July 1994
.........87--Adrian Hills & Frank Johnston: v Tackley (home) 7 July 1991
.........81--Geoff Rotherforth & W. Hextall: v Wheatley (away) 12 June 1983

7th....73--SIMON ROBINSON & GRAHAM HAWKINS: v Wootton & BH (a) 9 Sep 07

.........61--Rob McKinney & GUY BURFORD: v Great Milton (home) 29 June 2003
.........58--Colin Ring & MIKE SHORTHOUSE: v President's XI (h) 11 Sept 1988

8th....75*-BINOY MASTER & GUY BURFORD: v Horspath (h) 8 May 2011

.........62*-DAVID PEDDY & GUY BURFORD: v Sampford Peverell (a) 5 May 2002
.........50*-GRAHAM NICHOLS & GRAHAM HAWKINS: v Islip (h) 7 June 2009


9th....59--Rob McKinney & MIKE SHORTHOUSE: v Tetsworth (a) 1 Sept 2002
.........57*-MAHESH POOLAKKAPARAMBIL & GRAHAM HAWKINS: v Haddenham (h) 21 August 2011

.........56*-William Heap & GUY BURFORD: v Clifton Hampden (a) 17 May 1998

10th..47*-MIKE SHORTHOUSE & Frank Johnston: v Gt Haseley (h) 27 July 86
........38--NEIL ROBINSON & Frank Johnston: v Brightwell-c-S'well (a) 16 June 91
........33--Jeremy Beach & MIKE SHORTHOUSE: v Great Milton (away) 1 July 1990



Other partnerships by occasional guest players

3rd...183--Danny Lee & Neil Pearson: v Tetsworth (away) 18 September 1994
7th....63*-Rob McKinney & Peter West: v Abingdon Amateurs (home) 23 May 93
9th....71*-John Stevens & Paul Anderson: v Potting Shed (home) 10 Aug 1997

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BOWLING records

Most wickets for the Club

1)--MIKE SHORTHOUSE.........406
2)--NEIL ROBINSON...............363
3)--Mike Jackson..................302
4)--Richard Washington.........298
5)--JOHN SIMPSON................267
6)--Alan Clark.......................261

7)--Frank Johnston................233
8)--Derek Marlowe.................190
9)--GUY BURFORD.................187
10)-Richard Squires...............133


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Most wickets in a season

1=)--Gary Barnett...............48...(1990)
1=)--Richard Washington......48...(1982)
3)----Frank Johnston............42...(1982)
4=)--Gary Barnett.................40...(1988)
4=)--Richard Washington......40...(1983)

6=)--MIKE SHORTHOUSE.......35...(1986)
6=)--Richard Washington......35...(1986)
8=)--Richard Washington......33...(1980)
8=)--JOHN SIMPSON.............33...(2001)
10=)-Mike Jackson...............31...(1998)
10=)-Derek Marlowe.............31...(1988)
10=)-JOHN SIMPSON............31...(2009)

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Five or more wickets in an innings

1)----MIKE SHORTHOUSE........13 times
2)----Richard Washington.......11 times
3)----Frank Johnston..............10 times

4)----Derek Marlowe................6 times
5=)---Gary Barnett..................5 times
5=)---ALAN CLARK...................5 times
5=)---Mike Jackson.................5 times
5=)---Geoff Rotherford............5 times
9=)---GUY BURFORD...............3 times
9=)---NEIL ROBINSON..............3 times

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Best bowling figures for the Club

1)......9-31--Gary Barnett: v Great Haseley (away)-------------------22 July 1990
2)......8-17--Frank Johnston: v Cublington (home)---------------------6 June 1982
3)......8-30--MIKE SHORTHOUSE: v Churchill (away)------------------20 July 1986
4)......8-31--ALAN CLARK: v Brightwell-cum-Sotwell (away)-----------16 June 1992
5)......7-10--Richard Washington: v Stanton Harcourt (home)---------9 July 1978
6)......7-25--Frank Johnston: v Long Crendon (away)------------------27 June 1982
7)......7-33--Richard Washington: v Brightwell-cum-Sotwell (home)--16 Aug 1981
8)......7-55--MIKE SHORTHOUSE: v Islip (home)-----------------------1 Sept 1996
9)......6-13--Gary Barnett: v Horton-cum-Studley (home)-------------29 April 1990
10)....6-17--Richard Washington: v Great Milton (home)-------------20 June 1982


Best bowling by occasional guest players

10-66--Tariq Mehmood: v Didcot (away)------------------------------28 May 1995
7-28---Geoff Rotherforth: v Steventon (away)------------------------11 June 1978
7-42---William Heap: v Risinghurst (home)---------------------------24 June 1990


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Most overs for the Club

1)-----MIKE SHORTHOUSE......................2300.4

2)-----Mike Jackson...............................2028.3
3)-----NEIL ROBINSON............................1677.2

4)-----Richard Washington......................1449.5
5)-----Alan Clark....................................1384.1

6)-----Frank Johnston.............................1040.5
7)-----JOHN SIMPSON.............................1013.2
8)-----GUY BURFORD..............................930.3
9)-----Derek Marlowe..............................805
10)----Richard Squires............................721.3


FIELDING records

Most catches for the Club

1)----SIMON SWITALA...........144
2)----Adrian Hills....................131
3)----Derek Marlowe................80
4=)---GUY BURFORD...............73
4=)---Richard Washington.......73

6)----Alan Clark......................66
7)----NEIL ROBINSON..............63
8)----JOHN SIMPSON...............60
9)----SIMON ROBINSON...........59
10)---DAVID PEDDY.................58



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Most stumpings for the Club

1)----SIMON SWITALA.........48
2)----Adrian Hills..................23
3)----James Race.................16

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Most frequent dismissal combinations (caught/bowled: to end 2005)

1)---SIMON SWITALA/MIKE JACKSON.........29 times
2)---Adrian Hills/Richard Washington............22 times
3)---Adrian Hills/MIKE SHORTHOUSE.............17 times
4)---Adrian Hills/Derek Marlowe....................14 times
5=)--Adrian Hills/Frank Johnston..................13 times
5=)--Derek Marlowe/Frank Johnston.............13 times
5=)--Derek Marlowe/Richard Washington.......13 times

8)----ALAN CLARK/ALAN CLARK......................12 times
9=)--GUY BURFORD/MIKE JACKSON...............11 times
9=)--Adrian Hills/Gary Barnett.......................11 times
9=)--Adrian Hills/NEIL ROBINSON..................11 times
9=)--Derek Marlowe/Derek Marlowe...............11 times
9=)--Richard Washington/Frank Johnston.......11 times



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Most frequent dismissal combinations (stumped/bowled: to end 2005)

1)---Adrian Hills/NEIL ROBINSON..................7 times
2)---SIMON SWITALA/NEIL ROBINSON.............6 times
3=)--JAMES RACE/JOHN SIMPSON....................5 times
3=)--SIMON SWITALA/JOHN SIMPSON..............5 times
4=)--Adrian Hills/ALAN CLARK.........................4 times
4=)--JAMES RACE/ALAN BANYARD....................4 times
4=)--JAMES RACE/NEIL ROBINSON...................4 times
4=)--SIMON SWITALA/ALAN CLARK..................4 times



[below: Holton Cricket Club - circa 1945]