1893 – Fortunes Waiver

The opening match in ’93 was lost against Aldenham at Wall Hall and there was an utter disaster against Watford in June. Despite dry weather, the Watford wicket was described as “sopping wet”. After a heavy defeat, Radlett’s captain asked when the wicket had been watered and the first reply was, “after breakfast”. Then another slow-witted character piped up, “before dinner, sir”!