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Teamsheet: Mount vs Gold Bats, Sunday 18th July 2010, 1400 Start

Because of injuries and business commitments there have been a few changes to the team. We have some new players, Ben Slack played in the Presidents game and I am grateful to him for recruiting his father and a friend of his father to play on Sunday. Richard Thomson has also come into the side and I am now just awaiting for Mr Nother to confirm that he will be there on Sunday.

I have also had to revise those on ground duty and I apologise to you for picking on you again.

I just hope that the weather is fine!!

The following have been selected

  1. Simon Jackson (Ground)
  2. Ilan Frankel (Ground)
  3. Andrew Hair
  4. David Hewitt
  5. Clive Lambert
  6. Bob Palmer (Tea)
  7. Simon Russell (Ground)
  8. Ade Slack
  9. Ben Slack
  10. Richard Thomson
  11. A Nother

I am still seeking one more so if you are available, not on the list and would like to play please let me know!!

Umpire: Stewart Orrock
Scorer; Clarissa Clement

Match report: Mount vs Tllingham

Mount: 219ao - T Hair 65
Tillingham: 220/6 - Hart 3/32

Mount batted first and posted a reasonable score thanks to mainly to Terence but with useful contributions from a number of others (in fact most others with the notable exception of myself!) When Terence and Paul hart removed both openers in the first two overs without a run on the board it seemed that we might be in with a shout but sadly the next few batsmen had other ideas and gradually our thoughts of a win turned to thoughts of a winning draw, then to thoughts of hanging on for a draw before sadly turning into a loss with three balls of the match remaining and their number 3 hitting an unbeaten century.

It has to be said however that we fought to the end with David Hewitt taking a fantastic one handed catch in the covers in the last over as Tillingham searched for the winning run.

A most enjoyable and hard fought game

Last edited by Bob Palmer; Friday, July 16th, 2010 @ 1601

Teamsheet: Mount vs Tillingham, Sunday 11th July 2010, 1400 Start

The following have been selected

  1. Richard Hair (Ground)
  2. Ilan Frankel
  3. Andrew Hair
  4. Terence Hair
  5. Paul Hart (Ground)
  6. David Hewitt
  7. Simon Jackson
  8. Bob Palmer
  9. Simon Russell
  10. David Thomas (Ground)
  11. Ged Williams

Umpire: TBA
Scorer: Clarissa Clement

Match report: Mount vs President's XI (or however many)

President's XI: 163ao - Palmer 2/11, Thomas 2/24, Jones 2/41
Mount: 165/5 - Jones 67no T. Hair 44
Mount won by 5 or so wickets

A most enjoyable game played in glorious sunshine, The Pres's team batted well but lost wickets at regular intervals and were eventually all out for 163. In reply Mount lost a 3 early wickets but a very good partnership between Ed Jones, playing his first game for a year, and Terence took us to the brink of victory.

The match was followed by a splendid curry and luscious desserts supplied by Michelle and her team from the school. Our thanks and appreciation go to them.

Last edited by Bob Palmer; Friday, July 9th, 2010 @ 1452