St Albans Cricket Club 5XI v Hitchin CC 6XI on Sat 05 Jun 2021 at 12 noon
St Albans Cricket Club Won by 47 runs

Match report St Albans lost the toss and were asked to bat first.

Youthful opening batsmen Ollie Brown and Lucas Berry started their innings slowly and built a decent partnership before Lucas, on 29, miscued a shot with the score on 46. Several batsmen scored quickly and made double figure scores supporting Ollie who rotated the strike well and the Saints innings eventually ended on a competitive total of 172.

Hitchin’s chase started slowly, with Finlay Killner and and Vikas Narula keeping them under the required rate with good line and length. The St Albans bowlers were disciplined throughout and performed really well in the middle overs particularly Umar Muhktar with 2 wickets for just 4 runs , never letting the opposition get into the game.

As well as restricting runs crucial wickets were taken at regular intervals and St Albans were always on top throughout the game eventually restricting the opposition to 125 in their 40 overs, 47 short of the target.

St Albans Cricket Club 5XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
4nb 22w 7b  
for 10 wickets
Oliver Brown ct Singh 21
Lucas Berry ct Greenhouse 29
James Grant ct Sachin 16
John Webber b Sachin 0
Mohamed Nijas Bin Abdul Jaleel ct Sachin 8
Siva Battula lbw Greenhouse 11
Umar Mukhtar ct Greenhouse 23
Finlay Killner ct Shiv 2
Giles Bavister Run out  23
Vikas Narula b Sachin 4
Ben Killner Not Out  2

Hitchin CC 6XI Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
R. Hobson6.002100.003.50

Hitchin CC 6XI Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
1nb 15w  
for 7 wickets
125 (40.0 overs)
Sachin lbw Narula 8
Nathan b Muhktar 39
Shiv Run out  2
Rory ct Battula 20
Rupert ct Muhktar 1
Ollie lbw F. Killner 8
Duncan Not Out  21
Matt ct Jaleel 4
Amrit Not Out  2

St Albans Cricket Club 5XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Finlay Killner7.0124124.003.43
Vikas Narula7.0014114.002.00
Giles Bavister7.0030130.004.29
Ben Killner6.012600.004.33
Umar Mukhtar5.03422.000.80
Siva Battula5.0013113.002.60
Mohamed Nijas Bin Abdul Jaleel2.0010110.005.00