Mildenhall I v Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI on Sat 18 May 2013 at 13.00
Halstead Cricket Club Lost by 1 wicket

Match report Halstead fell to a narrow defeat in an exciting Two Counties Division One clash at Mildenhall.

Having lost the toss, Halstead were put in to bat. Neale Dakin (56) was the top scorer in Halstead's innings, the opener lead from the front with some fine stroke play. He was supported by Mark Johnson (26) at the top of the order. Mildenhall's bowling was tight, but Halstead added runs throughout the order, both Chris Rayner (23) and Ed Merry (23) making valuable contributions. Halstead were bowled out in the 50th over, having amassed 188 runs. James Holmes was the pick of the home bowlers with 4-47.

Mildenhall's reply faltered early on, with both openers being dismissed for single figures. Erik Laubscher (48) and Andrew Squires (25) rebuilt, but after their stand wickets again fell. Robert Harris (4-60), Digby Harding (3-53) and Freddie Preston (2-38) bowling well. A tense finale was set up, with Mildenhall taking it to the last three balls before getting to their target.

Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
for 10 wickets
Neale Dakin ct E.Laubscher - Blr. J. Holmes 56 8 1
Charlie Douglas-Hughes Run out  11 1
Mark Johnson ct A. Younger - Blr. S. Lancaster 26 2 1
Freddie Preston lbw J. Holmes 2
Graham Wickes lbw J. Holmes 15 2
Chris Rayner ct A. Trett - Blr. J. Holmes 23 2 1 1
Ed Merry b E. Laubscher 23 1
Digby Harding ct A. Trett - Blr. E. Laubscher 13 1
Tom Peacock st C. Holmes - Blr. S. Lancaster 13 1
Robert Harris Not Out  2
Joe Morris st C. Holmes - Blr. S. Lancaster 2 1

Mildenhall I Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
A. Warriach10.003900.003.90
J. Allen7.011400.002.00
J. Holmes16.0247411.752.94
S. Lancaster13.4160320.004.39
E. Laubscher3.0026213.008.67

Mildenhall I Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
3nb 13w 7b 3lb 
for 9 wickets
189 (49.3 overs)
A. Younger lbw R. Harris 8
A. Lack b F. Preston 1
E. Laubscher b D. Harding 48
A. Squires ct N. Dakin - Blr. R. Harris 25
A. Trett b R. Harris 6
J. Holmes b D. Harding 10
S. Lancaster ct C. Rayner - Blr. R. Harris 23
C. Holmes Not Out  34
J. Allen ct E. Merry - Blr. F. Preston 4
A. Warriach ct J. Morris - Blr. D. Harding 0
J. Allen Not Out  4

Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Joe Morris7.021600.002.29
Freddie Preston10.0138219.003.80
Robert Harris16.0060415.003.75
Digby Harding15.3053317.673.42
Chris Rayner1.001200.0012.00

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