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Saturday 3rd June 2006 | TVL Division 6A

Hurst 2nd XI

245 all out

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Wooburn Narkovians 2nd XI

249 - 6

Wooburn Narkovians win by 4 wickets
Points: Wooburn Narkovians 20, Hurst 13
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Match Report

Match Report

Wooburn Narkovians 2nd XI continued their good start to the season with an impressive four wicket win over Hurst 2nd XI. A rare century by skipper Stuart Savage, well supported by Alan Cuthbert (62), and six wickets for Pete Harper, helped ensure a third successive league victory.



Possibly with football in mind, Hurst opted to bat after winning the toss on a hot sunny afternoon. Opener Cronin got the innings off to a flying start with four successive boundaries, but Rob Rogers had the last laugh, trapping him lbw with the last ball of the first over. This set the tone for a day of fast scoring on a flat, if low, pitch and fast outfield. Riaz impressed for Hurst with an excellent 73 and there were significant contributions from Murphy (29), Lack (36) and Fillingham (28), but Wooburn managed to stay in the match by taking wickets at regular intervals.



Pete Harper did most of the damage for Wooburn, taking six wickets, three of them stumped by Angus Porter. There was a promising spell from young Alister Paine until he had to leave the field injured, and solid efforts from Rogers and Graham Dare. When Chris Hempsall wrapped up the Hurst innings on 245, the Narks could feel reasonably happy with the efforts in the field, while Hurst possibly felt they were 20 runs short.



There was still a lot for Wooburn’s batsmen to do, and much depended on the top order. The innings started badly when Derek Milsom was a victim of the low bounce, but Porter looked in good touch, with trademark pulls to midwicket and a flicked low six to the short long leg boundary. It was a big blow when he was adjudged lbw to the left arm seam of Ruddock.



Alan Cuthbert and Stuart Savage now came together and, watchful in defence, they punished the loose balls to keep Wooburn well up with the rate. Hurst rang the changes, introducing two leg-spinners, but the batsmen continued to score freely until Cuthbert was forced to retire hurt with cramp at 181-2. The game was briefly back in the balance following two quick wickets, but Rogers with a six over cover and the dependable Graham Dare helped Savage reach the target, Sav reaching a well-deserved hundred near the end, finishing unbeaten on 103.

Scorecard

Hurst 2nd XI

Batter Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s SR
I. Murphy c D. Milsom b G. Dare 29
J.J. Cronin lbw R. Rogers 16 4
W. Riaz st A. Porter b P. Harper 73
A.J. Young b R. Rogers 7
J.W. Lack st A. Porter b P. Harper 36
N.W. Desai st A. Porter b P. Harper 14
B.W. Fisher b P. Harper 2
S.W. Thompson b P. Harper 12
A.W. Fillingham b P. Harper 28
A. Ruddock c A. Porter b C. Hempsall 11
H. Patel not out 1
Extras 0nb 0w 0b 0lb 16
Total (49.0 overs) 245-10
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
R.J. Rogers 16.2 5 61 2 3.7
G. Dare 10.0 1 49 1 4.9
A. Paine 4.4 1 36 0 7.1
P.W. Harper 14.0 1 77 6 5.5
C. Hempsall 4.0 0 18 1 4.5
Fall of Wicket Batsman Out
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Wooburn Narkovians 2nd XI

Batter Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s SR
A. Porter lbw A. Ruddock 19 2 1
D. Milsom lbw H. Patel 2
A.J. Cuthbert retired hurt 62 9
S.A. Savage not out 103 15 2
G. Taylor c b A. Fillingham 1
C. Hempsall b A. Ruddock 4
R.J. Rogers b A. Ruddock 14 1 1
A. Shearer b N. Desai 0
G. Dare not out 10 2
A. Paine 0
P.W. Harper 0
Extras 4nb 8w 14b 3lb 29
Total (48.5 overs) 249-6
Bowler Overs Maidens Runs Wickets Econ
A. Ruddock 13.5 2 72 3 5.0
H. Patel 7.0 2 23 1 3.3
B. Fisher 3.0 0 21 0 7.0
A. Fillingham 13.0 0 48 1 3.7
J. Cronin 8.0 0 39 0 4.9
N. Desai 4.0 0 25 1 6.2
Fall of Wicket Batsman Out
4-1 D. Milsom
39-2 A. Porter
191-4 G. Taylor
207-5 C. Hempsall
233-6 R.J. Rogers
234-7 A. Shearer


Start Time: 13:30
Toss: Hurst won the toss and decided to bat.
Venue: Hurst Lodge, Hurst
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