St Albans Cricket Club 5XI v Stoke Green CC on Sat 21 Jul 2018 at 13:00
St Albans Cricket Club Lost by 4 wkts

Match report Club XI (well X on the day) report
The club fielded an additional team on Saturday as a 10-man Club team took on Stoke Green on the plastic at Sandpit Lane.
Skipper for the day Eamon Goodfellow called the toss correctly and had no hesitation in opting to bat in the warm sunshine. He may have reflected on that decision a few overs later as the Saints found themselves 2 wickets down early on after both Webber and Cunnington went cheaply. Goodfellow and Pankaj set about steadying the innings until Goodfellow fell for 13 missing out on a juicy full toss. James Lawrence then came to the wicket and with Pankaj put on 47, until Pankaj fell for a hard fought 17. James and Peter Melling put on 41 and it looked like the St Albans innings was heading towards 180 - 200. However despite some good cameos from Zachary Tarrant and Kavisha Waidyaratne the St Albans innings fizzled out on 148 off their 35 overs, James Lawrence top scoring on 60.

The fourths were playing on the adjoining pitch and a very convivial tea was had with all four teams descending on a well stocked tea table and enjoying the late afternoon sunshine.

Defending 148 on such a good batting pitch was always going to be a challenge and the Club X set about trying to find a bowling combination that would give them the edge. Kavisha and John Webber started steadily and when Stephen Steinmetz came on to bowl the Stoke Green team were scoring at a good rate but losing wickets regularly. James Lawrence backed up his batting with a good bowling performance and Kevin Milton's canny leg spin almost turned the game the home team's way. Alas it was not to be and the Stoke team ran out winners by 4 wickets. Notable performances in the field came from Marcus Cunnington who took two catches and a sharp stumping and also from Kavisha Waidyaratne with a great "one stump to aim at" run out.

St Albans Cricket Club 5XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
2nb 21w  
for 8 wickets
Eamon Goodfellow Caught  13 3
John Webber Bowled  0
Marcus Cunnington Caught  0 2 1
Pankaj Bhasin Lbw  17 3
James Lawrence Caught  60 10
Peter Melling Caught  11 2
Zachary Tarrant Run out  6 1
Steven Steinmetz Caught  5 1
Kevin Milton Not Out  6 1
Kavisha Waidyaratne Not Out  4 1
A.N. Other  

Stoke Green CC Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
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Stoke Green CC Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
7nb 21w 3b  
for 6 wickets
149 (27.0 overs)
Ravi ct b Steinmetz 7
Ulag ct b Webber 25
Arun ct B Lawrence 18
Omaire b Webber 19
Ibrahim Run out  8
Ali st b Milton 0
Imra Not Out  19
Ammar Not Out  23

St Albans Cricket Club 5XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Kavisha Waidyaratne3.002900.009.67
John Webber6.002638.674.33
Steven Steinmetz4.0033216.508.25
James Lawrence6.0031131.005.17
Kevin Milton5.001226.002.40
Zachary Tarrant2.00800.004.00
Peter Melling1.00900.009.00

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