South Wilts 3rd XI v East Woodhay Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI on Sat 07 May 2016 at 14:00
East Woodhay Cricket Club Won by 45 runs

Match report East Woodhay CC 1st XI got their 2016 HCL County Division 3 North campaign underway with a solid victory at the impressive home of South Wilts 3rd XI in Salisbury. On a belter of a pitch, with a cloudless sky overhead and temperatures in the mid-20’s, everyone was surprised when South Wilts won the toss and elected to field first! Openers Joe Lawrance (57) and Tom Flack were faultless in their work, frequently rotating the strike and pouncing on anything slightly loose, to form an opening stand of 107, before the skipper, Lawrance, fell LBW. Well supported by Richard Dando (42) and Will Flack (24*), the innings belonged to Flack, who carried his bat for a superb 149*, an innings of perfect tempo, accelerating through the gears as the innings approached it’s end. Flack walked from the field, followed by his father Will, to the applause of all those watching, the total having reached 281 for the loss of only 2 wickets, from the allocated 45 overs.

In reply, the home team started slowly against the miserly Richard Dando and Alan Williams, finding themselves well behind the required rate, at 50-2 after 13 overs. Then came the impressive partnership from South Wilts’ numbers 4 (S. Kidd) and 5 (J. Burton), which dragged them back into the game, moving the score to 147-3 after 27 overs. Still needing to score at 7.5rpo, continued acceleration was needed for South Wilts, a fact not lost to Gavin Ansell (3-50), who with changes of pace, made the key breakthrough that turned the tide back in favour of the men from North Hampshire; man of the moment T. Flack taking a sharp catch at mid-wicket. From that point, the focus turned from defence to attack for East Woodhay, wanting to claim maximum points for not only winning, but taking all 10 of the opposition wickets. Sadly the final bowling point eluded EWCC, dropped catches meaning the final bowling point went begging, South Wilts finishing their 45 overs on 236-9.

EWCC 1st XI – 23 Points
SWCC 3rd XI – 8 Points
Man of the Match – Tom Flack

East Woodhay Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
2nb 6w 1lb 
for 2 wickets

(45.0 overs)
Tom Flack Not Out  149 13 3 1
Joe Lawrance Lbw  57 9
Richard Dando Caught  42 5
Will Flack Not Out  24 3
Alan Williams  
Nick Bird   2
Toby Albert  
Geoff Neale  
Ambar Chakravarty  
Darren Booth   2
Gavin Ansell   1

South Wilts 3rd XI Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
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South Wilts 3rd XI Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
2nb 11w 3lb 
for 9 wickets
236 (45.0 overs)

East Woodhay Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Richard Dando10.0038138.003.80
Alan Williams10.0039219.503.90
Gavin Ansell10.0050316.675.00
Tom Flack7.005100.007.29
Joe Lawrance8.0045315.005.63

  • Umpire :
    Ian Gardner
  • Scorer :