Bledlow Village Cricket Club


Bledlow Village Cricket Club Saturday 1st v Oxford Downs CC - 2nd XI on Sat 02 Jul 2016 at 1.00pm
Bledlow Village Cricket Club Won By 8 Wickets

Match report Skipper Tom lost the toss on his return to the side and opponents Oxford Downs elected to bat first on a sunny day at the Bledlow Oval.
The Bledlow bowlers continued their strong form and quickly had the visitors in trouble as Matt Bolton (1) and Dave Pearce (3) picked up early wickets to restrict the batsmen to 56-4. Despite a solid innings from Oxford Downs' number 3 they were never really able to recover as Rog tore through the lower middle order with outstanding figures of 3-5. Further wickets for Bolts, Hawkesy and and Matt Pearce meant that Bledlow would need 152 to win having bowled out the away team for 151 in 44.3 overs.

Opening batsmen Olly and Tom didn't mess about in their pursuit of the small total, reaching 22 from just 3 overs before Olly chopped a wide ball onto his stumps for 12. Tom and Matt Bolton moved the score on serenely, despite occasional rain disruptions, and their partnership fell 1 short of 100 when Tom fell in the 30s for the fourth time this season. The game was over soon after as Charlie and Bolts wasted little time in getting the 31 remaining runs, with man of the match Matt ending up on an excellent 70 not out and Charlie 8 not out.

Another clinical all round performance from Bledlow sees them remain at the top of the table at the half way mark of the season.

Next week sees bottom side Tiddington welcomed to the Oval, with Bledlow hoping to complete a double over them after the exciting win on the opening day of the season.

Oxford Downs CC - 2nd XI Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
3nb 10w 4b 3lb 
for 10 wickets
151 (44.3 overs)
D.Woods lbw  M.Bolton 10
G.Coates ct  C.Downes Bowled D.Pearce 6
W.Bartlett ct  L.Bell Bowled R.Downes 62
H.Sensecall b  D.Pearce 3
S.Roberts b  D.Pearce 0
P.Daniel ct  C.Downes Bowled M.Pearce 1
W.Hook b  R.Downes 16
J.Sopett ct  T.Moore Bowled J.Hawkes 1
R.Potter ct  M.Bolton Bowled R.Downes 18
M.Young b  M.Bolton 6
G.Watts Not Out  8

Bledlow Village Cricket Club Saturday 1st Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Matt Bolton9.0126213.002.89
Matt Pearce12.0426126.002.17
Dave Pearce12.0353317.674.42
James Hawkes8.0134134.004.25
Roger Downes3.30531.671.43

Bledlow Village Cricket Club Saturday 1st Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
1nb 8w 12b 4lb 
for 2 wickets

(26.5 overs)
Olly Woodward b  M.Young 12 16 14 3 85.71
Tommy Moore ct  W.Bartlett Bowled J.Sopett 39 80 63 4 61.90 1
Matt Bolton Not Out  70 78 74 9 2 94.59 1
Charlie Downes Not Out  8 14 9 1 88.89 2
Will Woodward  
James Hawkes  
Dave Pearce  
Matt Pearce  
Harry Bond  
Roger Downes  
Megs Woodward  

Oxford Downs CC - 2nd XI Bowling

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