A Fitting Finale

WITH LODSWORTH BACK AT HOME, 1 OF OUR CORE PLAYERS IN ROD TAYLOR HAD ANNONCED IT WAS HIS FINAL APPEARENCE IN A LCC SHIRT 2DAY AS HE WAS GOING TO SPEND 3 YEARS SUNNING HIMSELF IN DUBAI. ROD HAD BEEN A LOYAL SERVANT TO THE CLUB FOR THE PAST 3-4 SEASONS SO WILL BE SORELY MISSED!!!!

ON WHAT LOOKED A DECENT TRACK AND SUPERB OUTFIELD, LODDY WERE PUT INTO BAT 1ST SO HICKEY AND GB WENT OUT TO NULLIFY THE NEW BALL. ER HOW WRONG CAN I BE AS BOTH BATSMEN PUT THE SWORD TO THE BOWLERS UNTIL HICKEY FISHED OUTSIDE OFF STUMP AND NIKED 1 TO THE KEEPER. IN CAME JH WHO PLAYED A SUPPORTIN ROLE AS GB HIT 6 AFTER 6 . AT 1 POINT GB SCORED 35 RUNS TO JH 2… JON THEN TRIED TO HIT OUT BUT WAS CAUGHT AT POINT WHILST GB MADE AN EXCELLENT KNOCK OF 75 WHICH INC.. 6 6’S….
THEN CAME THE MOMENT PEOPLE FOR MILES HAD COME TO WITNESS, TAYLORS FINAL KNOCK. COULD HE SIGN OFF IN STYLE OR WAS IT A WIMPER!!!! WELL HE DIDNT DISAPOINT AS 6 AFTER 4 AFTER 6 CAME OFF HIS BAT AT A RATE OF KNOTS….. WHEN HALL WENT FOR 1 IN CAME YOUNG JAKEY TAYLOR( RODS SON) WHOGOT A GREAT OVATION BUT SADLY GOT A BEAUTY OF A BALL AND WAS OUT FOR NOT ALOT. THIS PUT FIRE INTO TAYLOR SNRS BELLY SO WITH SUPPORT AT THE OTHER END FROM JC,PP AND JOSH WENT ON INOT THE 90’S. WITH 1 OVER TO GO ROD WAS ON 91. COULD HE GET IT…. BY ECK HE BLOODY WELL CUD. 4 0 0 2 2 AND WITH THE LAST BALL OF THE INNINGS HIT A HUGE 6 OVER THE PAVILLION TO MAKE A MARVELLOUS 105 NO… ARGUABLEY BEST KNOCK SEEN AT THE REC FOR YEARS…..
LODSWORTH TOTAL 241-8 OFF 36 OVERS….
TAYLOR 105NO GB 75 JOSH 15 JH 12 HICKEY 10 OTHERS NOT ALOT………. APPROX SCORES..

WAS THIS SCORE 2 MUCH 4 THE AWAY SIDE……..

IN 1 WORD ABSOLUTELY!!!!!

WITH LONG AND PHILLIPS IN GD FORM WITH THE BALL AGCC WERE REDUCED TO 25-5. ON THEN CAME HALL, JH AND JOSH TO WRAP UP THE INNINGS TO MAKE IT A MISS MATCH 1 SIDED AFFAIR.
LONG 5-3-6-2 PHILLIPS 7-2-10-2 HALL 6-1-11-1 JH 8-3 -13-1 GB 4-1-6-2 JOSH 2-1-0-2

CATCHES FROM JH LONG GB RODS MATE AND HALL……..

AGREAT WIN FROM THE BOYS AND THEN TO CAP A GD DAY ALL ROUND ROD CAME DOWN THE PUB 4 THE 1ST TIME EVR TO BUY A FEW ROUNDS OF BEERS AND CHIPS!!!!!!
TOP MAN , GREAT BLOKE AND WILL BE MISSED AS OUR PINCH HITTING NO 5!!!! GD LUK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

LONGY.

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