The 3rd XI are in the Cherwell Cricket League Division 6C, playing their home games at Lord Williams’ Upper School. Vimal Desai is the Third XI captain.
Last year, after the COVID reshuffle, the team went unbeaten, winning Tier 5B and defeating Horspath 4 in the Tier 5 playoff.
The Third XI is used as a progression into Men’s cricket for youth players, and is a step up from the Fourth XI. Like the Fourths, the Thirds features some seasoned cricketers, while also taking on Second team players dropping down on occasions.
|Sat 8th May||West Ilsley||West Ilsley|
|Sat 15th May||Marcham||Thame|
|Sat 22nd May||Clifton Hampden||Clifton Hampden|
|Sat 29th May||Dorchester||Dorchester|
|Sat 5th June||Didcot 3||Thame|
|Sat 12th June||Stokenchurch 2||Stokenchurch|
|Sat 19th June||Aston Rowant 4||Thame (?)|
|Sat 26th June||Wantage & Grove||Wantage|
|Sat 3rd July||Steventon||Thame|
|Sat 10th July||West Ilsley||Thame|
|Sat 17th July||Marcham||Marcham|
|Sat 24th July||Clifton Hampden||Thame|
|Sat 31st July||Dorchester||Thame|
|Sat 7th Aug||Didcot 3||Didcot|
|Sat 14th Aug||Stokenchurch 2||Thame|
|Sat 21st Aug||Aston Rowant 4||Aston Rowant|
|Sat 28th Aug||Wantage & Grove||Thame|
|Sat 4th Sept||Steventon||Steventon|