Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 2nd XI v Witham CC 2nd XI on Sat 24 Apr 2021 at 12:30
Halstead Cricket Club Lost by 6 wickets

Match report Halstead II were soundly beaten at the hands of their Witham II counterparts.

Witham won the toss and were restricted very well by the Halstead bowlers for the first 27 overs, though they accelerated from 98-2 after 28 to 290-4 from the allotted 45. Luke Robinson (2-46) and Callum Hansey (1-82) made the early inroads, Jack Bamford (16) was caught one-handed at gully by Chris Roper off Robinson, whilst Hansey was fortunate to trap Jack Pawsey (26) lbw.

Michael Glynn (57) was patient alongside Ollie Cooke (101), but when Glynn was trapped lbw by Chris Roper (1-56) the floodgates started to open. Cooke threw off the shackles once joined by skipper Jack Sambrook (69*) and the pair put on 128 in just 12 overs, Hansey's final three overs bearing the brunt, going for 47 as Cooke raced to a century, finally falling to Robinson in the penultimate over.

Halstead's reply never got going. It was hampered from the start when Adam Morris (5*) retired hurt after being struck on the ankle. Though there were starts for some of the batsmen - Mark Johnson (15), Justin Rose (13), Chris Amos (19) and Gary Dicker (18) all reached double figures - there was never a danger of reaching the mammoth target.

Luke Robinson top scored for hosts with well made 42, though it was a matter of when not if Witham wrapped up victory. The Halstead tail frustrated the visitors, keeping them in the field until the 44th over. Sambrook (3-21) and Cooke (2-9) were the pick of the bowlers, backing up their batting exploits.

Witham CC 2nd XI Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
11w 8b  
for 4 wickets
290 (45.0 overs)
Michael Glynn lbw  C Roper 57 6 2
Jack Bamford ct  C Roper b L Robinson 16 2
Jack Pawsey lbw  C Hansey 26 6
Ollie Cooke ct  J Rose b L Robinson 101 16 2
Jack Sambrook Not Out  69 9 2
Peter Austin Not Out  2
Matt Watson  
Will Smith  
Ben Tinham  
Ellis Humphries  
Ben McKendry  

Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 2nd XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Luke Robinson12.0146223.003.83
Morgan Whymark1.00800.008.00
Callum Hansey12.0282182.006.83
Mark Johnson9.006300.007.00
Chris Roper9.0156156.006.22
Dusiyandan Raviendran2.002700.0013.50

Halstead Cricket Club Saturday 2nd XI Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
2nb 3w 7b 3lb 
for 10 wickets
Adam Morris Not Out  5
Mark Johnson run out  (Unsure) 15
Charles Mallett ct  E Humphries b B McKendry 2
Justin Rose ct  M Watson b W Smith 13 2 1
Chris Amos lbw  B McKendry 19 4
Gary Dicker ct  J Sambrook b W Smith 18 4
Luke Robinson b  J Sambrook 42 6
Callum Hansey b  J Sambrook 6
Dusiyandan Raviendran b  O Cooke 10
Morgan Whymark b  J Sambrook 0
Chris Roper ct  J Sambrook b O Cooke 3 1

Witham CC 2nd XI Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Ben McKendry12.0043221.503.58
Ellis Humphries7.001000.001.43
Will Smith7.0124212.003.43
Ben Tinham6.023100.005.17
Jack Sambrook7.002137.003.00
Ollie Cooke4.11924.502.16

  • Umpire :
    Dave Robinson
  • Scorer :
    Steve Edwards