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Eight Ash Green v Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 2nd XI on Sat 11 Aug 2018 at 13:00
Halstead Cricket Club Lost by 4 wickets

Match report Halstead II - 176-5 - lost to Eight Ash Green - 178-6 - by 4 wickets

Stuart Hammond's unbeaten 89 saw title contenders Eight Ash Green to victory over Halstead II on Saturday. The opener was dropped early on and made the most of his chance as the hosts chased down Halstead's 176-5.

Graham Wickes top scored for Halstead with 40, supported by Adam Morris (17), Andrew Clark (18) and Mark Johnson (19) as the Eight Ash Green opening bowlers - Mark Goodall (0-37) and Oli Firmin (3-62) - produced efficient 15 over opening spells.

Justin Rose (35*), Matt Cooper (14) and Liam Jones (7*) added runs in the final overs as Halstead closed on 176-5 from their 45 overs.

Eight Ash Green were missing both centurions from the meeting at Star Stile - James Parker and Alex Hammond - but Stuart Hammond (89*) struck 13 fours and a six, looking little troubled after his early drop.

Aaron Read (2-39) took the wickets of Oli Firmin (11) and Ollie Stovell (12) to reduce the hosts to 53-2, but Hammond and Will Spicer (15) added 50 for the third wicket.

Sam Walter (2-27) and Callum Hansey (2-23) took wickets at regular intervals as Halstead sniffed an upset, but Hammond never looked back and guided his team home.

Halstead sit sixth in Division Four, but just 8 points separate them from 10th placed Nacton, who they meet at Star Stile on Saturday.

Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 2nd XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
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TOTAL :
6nb 8w 3b 9lb 
for 5 wickets
26
176

(45.0 overs)
    
Graham Wickes b  O. Firmin 40 60 8 66.67 1
Adam Morris lbw  O. Firmin 17 46 3 36.96
Andrew Clark ct  M. Parker b O. Firmin 18 50 2 36.00
Mark Johnson ct  W. Spicer b J. Purser 19 37 3 51.35
Justin Rose Not Out  35 45 4 1 77.78 1
Matt Cooper ct  W. Spicer b S. Nunn 14 28 2 50.0
Liam Jones Not Out  7 10 1 70.0
Callum Hansey  
Sam Paisley   1
Sam Walter  
Aaron Read  

Eight Ash Green Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
M. Goodall15.033700.002.47
O. Firmin15.0262320.674.13
J. Purser5.0128128.005.60
M. Parker7.011900.002.71
S. Nunn3.0018118.006.00

Eight Ash Green Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
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TOTAL :
6w 10b 7lb 
for 6 wickets
23
178 (38.4 overs)
     
S. Hammond Not Out  89 108 13 1 82.41
O. Firmin b  A. Read 11 21 2 52.38
O. Stovell ct  G. Wickes b A. Read 12 12 2 100
W. Spicer ct  S. Paisley b S. Walter 15 30 2 50.0
S. Nunn ct  J. Rose b S. Walter 13 37 2 35.14
J. Purser b  C. Hansey 9 11 2 81.82
Tom Lee b  C. Hansey 0 5 0
M. Goodall Not Out  6 8 75.00
Tony Lee  
M. Parker  
N. Brinded  

Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 2nd XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Sam Paisley5.012500.005.00
Aaron Read7.0039219.505.57
Justin Rose4.001600.004.00
Graham Wickes3.001700.005.67
Sam Walter10.4227213.502.53
Liam Jones4.001400.003.50
Callum Hansey5.0023211.504.60

  • Umpire :
    Robbo
  • Scorer :
    Ken