Thatcham Town Cricket Club Thatcham 1XI- Saturday v Beaconsfield on Sat 07 May 2011 at 1pm
Thatcham Town Cricket Club Won by 66 runs

Match report Thatcham’s Firsts began their TVL1 campaign in fine style with a 66 run win over Beaconsfield on Saturday.

After the heavy overnight rain it turned out to be a good toss to lose for captain Danny Williams as Thatcham were put in to bat first. After losing some early wickets to veteran opener Owen club pro Ali Naqvi set about turning it around showing some good early season form to score a magnificent 132no. Small scores from Dan Stone (16) Scott Gibson (22) and Jason Williams (13) pushed Thatcham through to 220 for 7 off 52 overs.

After tea, Beaconsfield were scoring runs freely with opener B Williams scoring a quick 44. The introduction of Josh O’Flynn produced instant results taking two wickets in his first over, bowling in tandem with Jack Andrews to slow the run rate down. Veteran spinner Chris Bird (3-23 off 9) and Ali Naqvi (4-63 off 14) back for his second spell really turned the game around in Thatcham’s favour. John Williams came on and took the final wicket with his only ball to finish the Beaconsfield innings at 154 to give Thatcham a maximum 25 point win..

Thatcham will undoubtedly face sterner opposition during the season but can be delighted with a 25 point haul from an excellent performance from Ali Naqvi and look forward to playing away at Kew this coming weekend.

Thatcham Town Cricket Club Thatcham 1XI- Saturday Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
for 7 wickets
Ross Schreiber Bowled  6 2
Paul Jenkins Caught  2
Dan Stone Caught  16
Ali Naqvi Not Out  132 2
Josh O'Flynn Caught  6 2
Scott Gibson Bowled  22
Jason Williams Bowled  1
Jack Andrews Caught  13
John Williams Not Out  2
Danny Williams  
Chris Bird  

Beaconsfield Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
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Beaconsfield Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
for 10 wickets
154 (0.0 overs)

Thatcham Town Cricket Club Thatcham 1XI- Saturday Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Ali Naqvi14.0363415.754.50
Jason Williams3.002100.007.00
Jack Andrews7.012000.002.86
Josh O'Flynn6.011728.502.83
Chris Bird9.012337.672.56
John Williams0.10010.000.00

  • Umpire :
  • Scorer :
    Ian Martin