Tuesday, 15 June 2021

Father and son duo pile on 160-run partnership

TEENAGER Will Legg once again stole the show as PEPPARD STOKE ROW KITES recorded their 12th

TEENAGER Will Legg once again stole the show as PEPPARD STOKE ROW KITES recorded their 12th win in 14 outings with a 98-run success at ENGLEFIELD GREEN.

After a rocky start had left the visitors reeling on 32-3, 17-year-old Legg joined his father Gary in adding a 160-run stand until the latter was bowled attempting an agricultural heave.

The junior Legg went on to record a well-constructed century with shots all around the wicket. Having reached his third ton of a highly productive campaign, Legg unveiled an extraordinary scoop shot before he was eventually dismissed for 125 â?? chopping on to be bowled.

Some late order fireworks from Max Baker-Smith â?? who hit a six on to the adjacent road â?? helped the Kites reach 252-6 at the end of their 40 overs.

Englefield were never truly in the hunt after Hamish Scott and Tom Woodward reduced the hosts to 19-4 and with debutant James Nicoll showcasing some fine off spin, the eventual result was never in doubt.



Ruaridh Scott showed signs of a return to his best form before star of the day Legg returned to bowl a fast in-swinging Yorker which castled Zimbabwean Tom Dawson as Englefield were dismissed for 152.

PEPPARD STOKE ROW KITES

S Gozzard, b Whittle

5

G Legg, b Brown

63

P Duncan, c T Brown, b Whittle

0

T Woodward, c T Brown, b Whittle

13

W Legg, b Brown

125

M Baker-Smith, c T Brown, b Dawson

20

P Hennessy, not out

9

Extras

17

â??

TOTAL (6 wkts)

252

ENGLEFIELD GREEN

W Brown, run out

1

R Back, b H Scott

4

A Chappe, b Woodward

5

I Brannigan, b Woodward

6

S Bhalla, b R Scott

34

A Dixon, lbw, b R Scott

37

V Kumar, lbw, b Nicoll

4

T Brown, b R Scott

0

G Whittle, not out

23

D Daly, lbw, b Hounsell

3

T Dawson, b W Legg

23

Extras

14

â??

TOTAL

154

Best bowling: R Scott 3-25.



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