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Abridge beat Lyndhurst by 32 runs

July 21, 2013

AbridgeLYNDHURST
Abridge beat Lyndhurst by 32 runs

Match Report

Abridge were again pushed close by Lyndhurst, who produced a good all-round performance.

Put into the field in very hot conditions, Lyndhurst set about their task well, with Kieran in particular bowling a very economical spell. Liam picked up 3 wickets as Abridge kicked on, and despite some great commitment in the field, particularly from newcomer Dave, they were able to push the run-rate up considerably. From their 40 overs they made 207-5.

Lyndhurst didn't get off to the best of starts, with both opening batsmen dismissed fo 12. Speedy, however, put up sterling resistance for his 16, repaying the faith shown in him by the hierarchy to bat him at 4. However, even his excellent innings was overshadowed by Dave, who (having apparently not played cricket in the best part of 10 years) came out and bludgeoned 43 with some lovely through-the-line hitting in just 40 balls. When he went, Jono and Abridge prospect Toby were dismissed cheaply, but some excellent lower-order batting from Liam and Warren brought Lyndhurst to within 40 of their target.

Unfortunately it would not prove enough to see Lyndhurst home, but with Warren's 6 into the flats on the last ball of the innings, one of the better batting performances of the season came to a close. Abridge is always a tough place to go (we haven't won there since 2004) but this was an encouraging performance in many respects, particularly Dave and Liam's batting performances.

Weeks since Kev last dismissed: 11.

Report written by JJ.

The Team

PositionPlayerNotesBattingBowlingCatches
1A. HedgesCaptain 121 for 29 from 8 overs1
2J. RichardsWK 12 1
3J. Jupp4 0
4A. Speed16 0
5D. Steadman43 0
6J. J. O'Neill81 for 33 from 8 overs0
7T. Wood00 for 17 from 3 overs0
8L. GallacherMotM! 283 for 61 from 8 overs0
9W. Harris27 n.o.0 for 32 from 5 overs0
10K. Gallacher Jr.1 n.o.0 for 13 from 8 overs0
11K. Gallacher Snr.  0

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All games against this opponent

SeasonDateResultReport
2003September 14, 2003Abridge beat Lyndhurst by 19 runsClick for Report
2004September 4, 2004Lyndhurst beat Abridge by 3 wicketsClick for Report
2006September 10, 2006Abridge beat Lyndhurst by 15 runsClick for Report
2007September 9, 2007Abridge beat Lyndhurst by 35 runsClick for Report
2009September 6, 2009Abridge beat Lyndhurst by 146 runsClick for Report
2012July 22, 2012Abridge beat Lyndhurst by 6 wicketsClick for Report
2013July 21, 2013Abridge beat Lyndhurst by 32 runsClick for Report

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