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Westhay CC VS Walton CC 03.07.11

Posted by Coxy on July 6, 2011 at 4:16 AM

Walton CC Match report, played on the 3rd July 2011.

Westhay CC 49 ao lost to Walton CC 231-4 by 182 runs

Walton travelled the short distance to The Home of Cricket, Westhay CC's 'Muddy Lane' for a  Friendly on a stifling hot Sunday afternoon this weekend. Skipper S Higgins won the toss and chose to put Westhay into the field to face the brunt of the afternoon sun and the opening pair of J Cowling ( 50* ret) and O Ganfield 76 who put on 126 for the first wicket until J Cowling retired at drinks.  S Higgins (48*) joined Ganfield and marshalled the troops too a very respectable total of 231-4 off the 40 overs ending unbeaten with M Constanza (11*). 

Westhay started off slowly in reply with A Bendell (1-13) and Higgins (0-3) bowling very tight lines for the opening 10 overs. The 1st wicket coming as Higgins and Cowling combined well for a sharp run-out early on. M Cox (1-18) and Ganfield were then bought on 1st change with Ganfield producing a stunning display of spin bowling which tore through the Westhay upper, middle and lower order and gave him figures of (7 -17) off 5 overs.

Walton CC Man of the Match : Ollie Ganfield



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2 Comments

Reply Nige
4:46 AM on July 9, 2011 
Report got in the paper as well, will scan it in and put it in photos.
Well done boys.
Nige
(...wanders off head hung low hummimg Human League's "Dont You Want Me Baby")
Reply Dan Sharp
4:35 AM on July 8, 2011 
Nice write up Coxy. Congratulations ollie top effort.