Henley Standard Property
HOME

Date:

Order your copy Advertise with us! HENLEY PAGES
Delivering the news from Henley on Thames and South Oxfordshire for over 100 years
  News     Sport    Celebrity   What's On Regulars Community Info Henley Standard TV Lifestyle Property Jobs Classifieds Gallery Trade
                               Follow us    Follow us    Newsfeed Search the Henley Standard  
Crazies Hill stand firm for draw with Stonor
Published 09/06/14



CRAZIES HILL managed to hold out for a draw against Stonor thanks to an 80-run seventh-wicket partnership from Reiss Simpson and Ian Stuart.

Having won the toss and elected to field, Crazies started brightly as Searle and Freed took early wickets to leave Stonor three wickets down inside 12 overs, thanks largely to a couple of good catches by Hanton.

When Hanton completed his catching hat-trick to remove S Harris off Nick Pritchard-Gordon then expertly ran out opener Powell for 34, Stonor looked in trouble with five down for less than 60.

However, Ian Harris joined Hoiles and began to rebuild the innings.

Once Harris had played himself in, he began to dispatch any wayward deliveries to the boundary with increasing regularity.


Harris dominated the Crazies’ bowlers before being removed by Hanton for 85 in the penultimate over and leading Stonor to a respectable 184 all out.

Crazies’ innings got off to a slow start as accurate bowling from S Harris and Warren had Swift and Parker tied up.

Then Warren removed them both in consecutive overs to leave Crazies 22-2.

Runs remained at a premium as Pritchard-Gordon and Reiss Simpson struggled to get the ball through the field and when Pritchard-Gordon tried to accelerate the scoring he was clean bowled by Bradshaw.

With Agar then removing Shilton and Freed in the same over and Mike Simpson two overs later, Crazies were facing defeat at 39-6.

With the run rate now approaching 10 an over and only four wickets remaining, Crazies were left with little option but to play for the draw.

Thanks to an unbeaten 34 from captain, Ian Stuart and 39 from Reiss Simpson, who fell to the penultimate delivery, they managed to salvage it, finishing 123-7.

Published 09/06/14


 
MOST POPULAR
Sue Ryder snubs Townlands Hospital move
Mayor in meeting walkout
Sir Steve Redgrave elected chairman of HRR
Drivers let off parking fine after council blunder
Penguin stolen from charity shop window
A reindeer on a bike - only in Henley
Sue Ryder’s U-turn on Townlands relocation
Empty shop window is filled with goodies
LATEST SPORTS HEADLINES
Reading FC sack manager Nigel Adkins
Unbeaten run ended at Worthing
Late strike secures the points for Mapledurham
Henley Town win through on penalties
Impressive Henley crews bag nine wins
Comeback hopes dashed by late brace
Henley teams show progress at nationals
Watlington Reserves recapture winning feeling
Villagers to host Spurs legends
Sonning students crowned champions
Ten-try romp sees Hawks increase gap
League leaders have edge at Jubilee Park
Latest Video View more from   Henley Standard TV
ADVERTISE WITH US
LATEST NEWS HEADLINES
Post office runs out of Christmas stamps
Christmas Nativity delivered by train
Pupils helping to protect soil
A night at the museum - Living Advent Day 19
Signed sealed delivered - Advent Day 18
Top Videos
 
Most Popular
 
 
 
 
Higgs Group
HIGGS GROUP
Tel: 01491 419400
www.higgsgroup.co.uk
HENLEY PAGES
Tel: 01491 419419
www.henleypages.com
HIGGS PRINTING & DESIGN
Tel: 01491 419429
www.higgsprinting.co.uk
HIGGS OFFICE SUPPLIES
Tel: 01491 419499
www.higgsofficesupplies.co.uk
HENLEY LIFE MAGAZINE
Tel: 01491 419449
www.henleylife.co.uk
HIGGS GROUP, Caxton House, 1 Station Road, Henley on Thames, Oxfordshire, RG9 1AD.

Cookie Policy | Copyright and Terms | Competition Rules | Contact Us | Advertise with us | Site Map
© Higgs & Co (Printers) Limited 2013  |  Registered in England number 1418717