WATCH: Bramble Bank hosts annual cricket match in middle of Solent

If you weren’t one of the lucky ones watching the cricket match in the middle of Solent on Sunday morning, check out these HD photos and aerial drone video of the annual match between Island Sailing Club and Royal Southern Yacht Club.

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Members of the Island Sailing Club and Royal Southern Yacht Club met in the middle of the Solent on Sunday morning (15th July) for their annual Bramble Bank cricket match.

The long-held tradition of the club’s playing a game of cricket on the Brambles sandbank attracts more spectators each year. This year saw England cricketer, Stuart Broad, playing for the Royal Southern Yacht Club.

HD photos and aerial video
For those who couldn’t make it along, Christian Beasley and Patrick Condy were kind enough to share their HD photos and aerial drone video.

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Bramble Bank cricket match by Christian Beasley

Bramble Bank cricket match by Christian Beasley

Bramble Bank cricket match by Christian Beasley

Bramble Bank cricket match by Christian Beasley

Bramble Bank cricket match by Christian Beasley

Bramble Bank cricket match by Christian Beasley

Bramble Bank cricket match by Christian Beasley

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

Bramble Bank cricket match by Patrick Condy

An eerie experience
Having been out to the sandbank at low tide ourselves a few years ago (with 80 Morris Men on a hovercraft), we can tell you that it’s a very eerie experience watching the land rise to the surface.

Monday, 16th July, 2018 1:44pm

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tr2015

Now this is what I like. This is what we should make more of. totally British eccentricity. Lovely!

MuppetOne

Brilliant!