Thatcham Town Cricket Club Thatcham 1XI- Saturday v Finchampstead 2 on Sat 20 Jul 2019 at 1.00pm
Match was Drawn

Match report Thatcham had a home draw to Finchampstead seconds on Saturday.

On winning the toss, Thatcham asked Finchampstead to bat.

Openers Matthew Eldridge and Mac Keast added 37 when Keast was caught and bowled Mike Green for 33. Eldridge and Tommie Predgen put together a meaningful partnership of 71 before Predgen was caught Steve Bartholomew off the bowling of Chris Bird for 42. 3 runs later Eldridge was caught Bartholomew off Nick Bishop for 54. Bird picked up the next 5 wickets for 30 runs, getting Ryan Quinn and Darron Augustus both stumped by keeper Jamie Young for 1 apiece. Phil West went caught Peter Spriggs for 0. Andy Lazenbury went lbw for 5 and Sean Woodward caught Bishop for 15. Bishop then cleaned up with Nick West being caught Green for 4 and Jed Crerar caught Jamie Young for 17. Not out batsman Asim Hussain 3. Finchampstead innings closed on 179 all out in 51.5 overs.

Pick of Thatcham bowlers - Chris Bird 6 for 55, Nick Bishop 3 for 56 and Mike Green 1 for 40

Thatcham had a stuttered start losing Spriggs for 4 with only 10 on the board caught keeper Crerar bowled Quinn. Jack Young joined Ben Denton-Powell adding 23 and Denton-Powell then suffered the same fate caught Crerar off Quinn’s bowling for 12. Bartholomew and Young reached 83 when Young departed caught Quinn bowled Lazenbury for 30. Tom Mahoney was lbw for 3. Jamie Young made 25 when he too was lbw bowled Lazenbury. Bartholomew was then run out for 46. Alex Wood was caught Predgen off Lazenbury for 1. Paul Hemming and Bird reached 174 with 1 ball left when Hemming was run out for 31. Green came in with 6 required off the last ball but was unable to add to the score finishing on 0 not out and Bird the other end 9 not out. Thatcham innings finished on 174 for 8 off 48 overs.

Pick of Finchampstead bowlers - Andy Lazenbury 4 for 49, Ryan Quinn 2 for 46

Thatcham have an away game next week to Beaconsfield.

Finchampstead 2 Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
2nb 1w 1lb 
for 10 wickets
179 (51.5 overs)
M Eldridge ct  Bishop 54
M Keast ct  Green 33
T Predgen ct  Bird 42
R Quinn st  Bird 1
D Augustus st  Bird 1
P West ct  Bird 0
S Woodward ct  Bird 15
A Lazenbury lbw  Bird 5
J Crerar ct  Bishop 17
N West ct  Bishop 4
A Hussain Not Out  3

Thatcham Town Cricket Club Thatcham 1XI- Saturday Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Mike Green8.0040140.005.00
Alex Wood6.002700.004.50
Nick Bishop19.5356318.672.82
Chris Bird18.035569.173.06

Thatcham Town Cricket Club Thatcham 1XI- Saturday Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
3w 3b 7lb 
for 8 wickets
Peter Spriggs ct  Quinn 4 1
Ben Denton-Powell ct  Quinn 12
Jack Young ct  Lazenbury 30
Steve Bartholomew Run out  46 2
Tom Mahoney lbw  Lazenbury 3
Jamie Young lbw  Lazenbury 25 1 2
Paul Hemming Run out  31
Alex Wood ct  Lazenbury 1
Chris Bird Not Out  9
Mike Green Not Out  0 2
Nick Bishop   1

Finchampstead 2 Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
N West6.011200.002.00
R Quinn14.0246223.003.29
S Woodward6.012400.004.00
D Augustus7.001900.002.71
A Lazenbury12.0149412.254.08
A Hussain3.001400.004.67

  • Umpire :
  • Scorer :
    Ian Martin