Wednesday, 16 June 2021

Ashton piles on runs for Stoke Row in derby clash

THE keenly awaited Premier Division local derby at WOODCOTE was abandoned while finely balanced when the rain came down after

THE keenly awaited Premier Division local derby at WOODCOTE was abandoned while finely balanced when the rain came down after 29 overs of the second innings against STOKE ROW.

A sufficient number of overs had been bowled for there to be a result with the visitors taking the winning draw on a superior run rate.

Winning the toss, the home side elected to field and Stoke Row took full advantage of a good batting track.

Richard Ashton hit a fine half-century and he received good support from four other batsmen as Stoke Row surpassed maximum batting points.

Mark Pearson took four wickets for Woodcote while Jonny Clark claimed two wickets in his 12 over spell, conceding only three runs an over.

After tea Woodcote lost a couple of early wickets but Paul Knox was looking in good form as he raced to his half-century before rain put an end to proceedings.

STOKE ROW

Hopper, b Clark 8

Bishop, b Knox 26

Ashton, b Clark 74

Boughton, lbw, b Pearson 43

Lamprecht, b Pearson 24

P Hennessy, not out 27

Windsor, run out 0

Sampson, b Pearson 4

M Hennessy, b Pearson 0

Duncan, not out 4

Extras 33



TOTAL (8 wkts) 245

Best bowling: M Pearson 4-65.



WOODCOTE

M Vickers, b Lamprecht 4

W Macdonald, lbw, b Sampson 36

S Henderson, lbw, b Humphreys 20

P Knox, not out 56

S Gordon, not out 5

Extras 1



TOTAL (3 wkts) 122



PEPPARD suffered a six-wicket defeat away at MORTIMER WEST END.

The hosts won the toss and put Peppard into bat first where they duly dispatched the visitors for just 102 runs.

Opener Andy Watts top scored with 26 as both Nick Kingston and Andy Johnson took three wickets each for the hosts.

In reply Mortimer West End hit the required runs with the loss of just four wickets.e_SClBPEPPARD

A Watts, b N Kingston 26

G Bacon, c N Kingston,

b K Allsobrook 5

S Muniyasamy, c T McKenzie,

b N Kingston 11

T Vines, c T McKenzie,

b N Kingston 0

A Hayden, c J Stead, b A Trott 9

S Fooks, b A Johnson 0

H Asquith, b A Johnson 0

M Peedell, b J Patel 10

J Peedell, b A Johnson 0

R Hayden, b J Patel 19

I Jackson, not out 20

Extras 2



TOTAL 102

Best bowling: A Johnson 3-24, N Kingston 3-30, J Patel 2-13.



MORTIMER WEST END

A Johnson, b R Hayden 23

N Kingston, c G Bacon, b R Hayden 4

T McKenzie, b A Watts 4

A McKenzie, c S Muniyasamy,

b R Hayden 1

J Stead, not out 39

K Gupta, not out 20

Extras 13



TOTAL (4 wkts) 104

Best bowling: R Hayden 3-31.





CHECKENDON’S visit to league leaders WEST READING had a predictable conclusion as the visitors were bowled out for 116 despite good batting conditions at Reading University.

Medium pacer Hafeez Wahab took 5-21 and paceman Najam Raja 3-43 while Ian Breakspear top scored for Checkendon with 40.

In reply West Reading were indebted to a half century from Adam Davidson as they reached their target for the loss of five wickets in 19.1 overs.

CHECKENDON

J Acland-Hood, b N Raja 8

J Warren, b N Raja 11

V Chib, c F Raja, b Iqbal 8

I Breakspear, c F Raja, b Ul-Wahab 40

S Manning, b N Raja 0

V Duraisamy, c F Raja, b Ul-Wahab 27

S Pydipati, b Ul-Wahab 0

S Poodipeddi, b Ul-Wahab 11

A Breakspear, lbw, b Ul-Wahab 0

M Wickens, not out 2

H Wickens, b Davidson 0

Extras 9



TOTAL 116

Best bowling: Ul-Wahab 5-21, N Raja 3-43.e_SClBWEST READING

A Davison, run out 50

S Khan, c Duraisamy, b Pydipati 21

R Khan, c Warren, b A Breakspear 0

M Ahmed, b Chib 7

O Mahmood, not out 19

H Ul-Wahab, c Warren,

b A Breakspear 0

K Ashraf, not out 0

Extras 20



TOTAL (5 wkts) 117

Division 1 basement side GORING lost out at IBIS/MAPLEDURHAM in a low scoring match.

The hosts batted first and were dismissed for just 105 runs with Len Sexon taking 4-25 with the ball for Goring.

However, chasing down the hosts’ low score, Goring also found scoring runs hard to come by as they were dismissed for 84 with Tim Jones top scoring with 40.

In Division 2 rain came at the wrong time for PEPPARD 2nds as they were on 119-4 with 14 overs still to go and were still in their game at home to MORTIMER WEST END 2nds. The hosts won the toss and batted first putting on 50 for the first wicket. Mortimer eventually ended their innings on 204-7 with Stamp top scoring with 60. In reply Peppard lost and early wicket but Dan Townsin with 57 kept the scoring going and Garry Legg was on 37 not out when rain forced play to stop.

MORTIMER WEST END 2nds

C Cumner, lbw, b Mayers 28

A Bosley, c Hern, b Scott 30

A Penekar, c Ackerman, b Chard 38

N Storney, b Chard 3

W Bray, lbw, b Mayers 20

G Stamp, c Ackerman, b Prodfoot 60

J Cumner, b Prodfoot 1

M Wheeler, not out 10

K Stamp, not out 8

Extras 6



TOTAL (7 wkts) 204

Best bowling: M Chard 2-44, A Mayers 2-44, C Prodfoot 2-45.



PEPPARD 2nds

D Townsin, b Wheeler 57

R Ackerman, lbw, b Prinn 2

R Dyer, b Wheeler 13

P Kumar, c Bosley, b Wheeler 4

G Legg, not out 35

C Martin, not out 0

Extras 8



TOTAL (4 wkts) 119

Best bowling: N Wheeler 3-39.

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