Bapchild Cricket Club

1st Xl Pick Up First Win


The 1st XI won their first game of the league season when they travelled to Chislehurst & West Kent.  Electing to bat the scored steadily throughout with Lee Taylor (33) and Cameron Archbold (33) putting on the most during the middle order.  Owen Harrison scoring his maiden 50 for the seniors supported by Matt Lewis (28) put on valuable runs at the end of the innings as the team reached 272 for 8 in their 50 overs.

Tyler Wassel (4 for 27) picked up and early wickets but the Chislehurst batted well with the rest of the top order all scoring well.  However, wickets fell regularly with Owen Harrison (2 for 45) picking up the important wicket.  Tyler Wassell returned the attack supported again by Matt Lewis (2 for 21) as they wrapped up the tail end for just 13 runs.  Chislehurst were all out for 229 in the 49th over


The 2nd XI marched on in their game against Harvel – Bowling first Lee Cogger (1 for 28) and Ashley Bax (1 for 28) picked up early wickets but a very tight 3 for 16 off 10 overs from Harry Mantle saw HArvel only reach 184 for 6 off their allotted overs

After tea John Heatley and Rob Kennett took full control scoring freely.  John fell just one run short off his maiden century and Rob lost his wicket 1 run late on 46.  However, with an opening partnership of 166 the game was won and Nathan Glazier and Nick Page scored the remaining runs with 10.3 overs to spare.


The 3rd XI travelled locally to Rodmersham and elected to field.   The home team put on 204 for 3 in their 40 overs with Ethan Collier picking up two of the wickets. After tea wickets fell regularly with only Chris Hogg (43) putting up any resistance as the team was bowled out for 135 in the 39th over.


The Sunday XI picked up their 2nd win as they travelled to Worth.  Electing to bat the team got off to another good start with Rob Kennett building on the previous day and scoring 63.  Supported by Ricky Dale (45), Steve Roberts (21) James Weller (26) and Owen Harrison (39) the team reached 242 for 7 in their 40 overs.


Three early wickets put the pressure on the home team and wickets fell regularly afterwards with Tyler Wassell (2 for 10), William Cosstick (3 for 42)  and James Weller (2 for 17) all bowling well and at the end of their 40 overs had reached 180 for 9.


You must be logged in to post a comment Login