Match Report vs Kirdford Sunday 7th May

SEASON GETS OFF TO A FLYER
SO WE START THE SEASON OFF FOR 2017 WITH A FRIENDLY WELL SPIRITED MATCH AGAINST OUR OLD FOES AND FRIENDS IN KIRDFORD.
WITH A TEAM OF STALWARTS, OAPS, NEWBYS AND OLD FACES-  KIRDFORD WIN THE TOSS AND BAT ON A PITCH AND OUTFIELD THAT LOOKS IN REALLY GOOD NIK CONSIDERING ITS THE 1ST GAME.
 LODDY WITH BALL IN HAND START OK WITH SOME VERY GOOD BALLS BEING BOWLED AND SOME BUFFET BOWLING( HELP YOURSELF TO THAT AND SMACK IT) ALSO BEING THROWN INTO THE ACT.
GOOD FIELDING ALL ROUND ESP BY NEWBYS MIKE AND ED RESTRICTS THE AWAY SIDE TO A TOTAL OF 134 IN JUST OVER 34 OVERS.
 LEE M WAS UNLUCKY THAT HIS VELCROW GLOVES DIDNT CATCH THE 2 CHANCES THAT CAME HIS WAY AS HE WAS MAKING HIS DEBUT AS KEEPER.
LONG 12-2-43-2
TOBY H 7-0-44-1
HALL  8-1-16-4
ANDREW M 4-0-21-1
WILL S 1-0-1-0
ROB C 1-0-10-1.
WE THEN CAME INTO TEA WITH A CRACKING SPREAD OF SARNIES/SAUS ROLLS/CAKES/MORE CAKES AND EVEN MORE CAKES FROM JON KING!!!
LODSWORTH THEN WENT OUT TO BAT WITH HALL AND SALAMAN.
1ST BALL WILL S SMASHES THE BALL BACK PAST THE BOWLER FOR 4 AND WE ALL THOGUTH THIS WAS GOING TO BE OVER QUICKLY.
HOWEVER WICKETS FELL AT REGULAR INTERVALS WITH ONLY HALL AND DOGGED KING STICKING AROUND FOR MORE THAN A FEW OVERS.
 WITH LCC AT 120-3 AND ONLY NEEDING 15 TO WIN IT LOOKED A FORMALITY UNTILL THE USUAL LODDY COLLAPSE HAPPENED.
4 WICKETS IN 7 OVERS FOR 11 RUNS MEANT IT WAS GOING TO BE A NERVY FINISH UNTILL KING SMASHED THE SPINNER OVER THE TOP FOR 4 TO SEAL A GREAT WIN BY 3 WICKETS.
HALL 52
KING 42 NOT OUT
ANDREW M 18
5 PLAYERS WITH SINGLE FIGURE SCORES.
WELL PLAYED LADS TO ALL, A GOOD GAME THAT HAD LOTS OF BANTER AND RESPECT BY BOTH SIDES.
MOM-  MATT HALL WITH WICKETS AND RUNS FOLLOWED CLOSELY BY OLLY KING  WITH HIS DEFIANT KNOCK.
P1 W1.
 UNDEAFEATED LONG!!!!