15.06.2017… Ban v Ind…

Bangladesh v India

Edgbaston… Thursday June 15th

India win by 9 wickets

Attendance: 24,340

Ticket: £60 – Programme £5

A straightforward win for India in the second semi-final of the ICC Champions Trophy, in front of a full house at Edgbaston…

India go on to meet Pakistan (who shocked England in the first semi-final), in the final at Lord’s on Sunday…

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India Take An Early Wicket…

Bangladesh; Tamim Iqbal, Soumya Sarkar, Sabir Rahman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan, Mahmudullah, Mosaddek Hossain, Mashrafe Mortaza, Taskin Ahmed, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman

India; Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhwan, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh, MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Ravichandran Ashwin, Bhuveneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah

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India Race Towards Victory…

Stats…

Bangladesh; Iqbal (70 – b Jadhav), Sarkar (0 – b Kumar), Rahman (19 – c Jadeja b Kumar), Rahim (61 – c Kohli b Jadhav), Al Hasan (15 – c Dhoni b Jadeja), Mahmudullah (21 – b Bumrah), M Hossain (15 – c&b Bumrah), Mortaza (30 – n.o.), Ahmed (10 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; R Hossain, Rahman

Extras; 2nb 7w 0b 9lb 5pen– 23

264 for 7 (50 overs)

Bowling; Kumar (10 / 53 / 2), Bumrah (10 / 39 / 2), Ashwin (10 / 54 / 0), Pandya (4 / 34 / 0), Jadeja (10 / 48 / 1), Jadhav (6 / 22 / 2)

FOW; 1 – 31 – 154 – 177 – 179 – 218 – 229

India; Sharma (123 – n.o.), Dhawan (46 – c Hossain b Mortaza), Kohli (96 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Singh, Dhoni, Jadhav, Pandya, Jadeja, Ashwin, Kumar, Bumrah

Extras; 0nb 0w 0b 0lb – 0

265 for 1 (40.1 overs)

Bowling; Mortaza (8 / 29 / 1), Rahman (6 / 53 / 0), Ahmed (7 / 49 / 0), R Hossain (6 / 46 / 0), Al Hasan (9 / 54 / 0), M Hossain (2 / 13 / 0), Mahmudullah (1 / 10 / 0), Rahman (1.1 / 11 / 0)

FOW; 87

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

11.06.2017… Leics v Sussex…

Leicestershire v Sussex

Grace Road… Sunday June 11th

Leicetershire 340 & 175 / Sussex 284 & 100/2 

Ticket: £12

Sussex took control of the game on Day Three, limiting Leicestershire to 175 in their second innings leaving a target of 232 for victory…

Thet reached 100/2 by close of play, needing a further 132 runs for victory. A victory that was wrapped up on the final day with 5 wickets to spare…

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Jofra Archer: Took 6/70 as Leicesterhire Slumped to 175 All Out…

Leicestershire; Paul Horton, Harry Dearden, Colin Ackermann, Mark Cosgrove, Neil Eckersley, Mark Pettini, Tom Wells, Ben Raine, Zak Chappell, Clint McKay, Dieter Klein

Sussex; Chris Nash, Harry Finch, Luke Wells, Stiaan van Zyl, Luke Wright, Michael Burgess, Chris Jordan, David Wiese, Vernon Philander, Jofra Archer, Danny Briggs

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Bad Light Stops Play: Sussex Returned to Finish on 100/2…

Stats…

Leicestershire (2nd Innings); Horton (16 – c Burgess b Archer), Dearden (36 – c Burgess b Archer), Ackermann (3 – c Burgess b Jordan), Cosgrove (16 – lbw Briggs), Eckersley (1 – lbw Archer), Pettini (4 – b Archer), Wells (24 – c Archer b Briggs), Raine (9 – c Jordan b Briggs), Chappell (27 – n.o.), McKay (10 – c Finch b Archer), Klein (21 – b Archer)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 0nb 1w 0b 7lb – 8

175 all out (59.4 overs)

Bowling; Jordan (14 / 29 / 1), Archer (19.4 / 70 / 6), Wiese (6 / 29 / 0), Briggs (20 / 40 / 3)

FOW; 30 – 46 – 69 – 72 – 78 – 87 – 107 – 130 – 147 – 175

Sussex (2nd Innings); Finch (14 – b Raine), Nash (23 – c Eckersley b Raine), Wells (** – n.o.), Briggs (** – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; van Zyl, Wright, Burgess, Jordan, Wiese, Philander, Archer

Extras; nb w b lb –

100 for 2 (* overs)

Bowling; 

FOW; 25 – 79

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

10.06.2017… Aus v Eng…

Australia v England

Edgbaston… Saturday June 10th

England win by 40 runs (D/L Method)

Attendance: 24,227

Ticket: £50 – Programme £5

In the end, a comfortable win for England…

Australia started well but four wickets each for Mark Wood and Adil Rashid restricted them to 277/9 from 50 overs…

England started their reply poorly, spluttering to 35/3. But following a rain delay, Eoin Morgan and Ben Stokes made a 159 partnership that took England almsot home, and culminated in a century for Stokes jsut before the rain descended…

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First Innings: England Field, Mark Wood Looks On…

Australia; David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques, Travis Head, Glenn Maxwell, Matthew Wade, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Adam Zampa, Josh Hazlewood

England; Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, Eoin Morgan, Ben Stokes, Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Jake Ball

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Second Innings: England Bat, Morgan and Stokes at the Crease…

Stats…

Australia; Warner (21 – c Buttler b Wood), Finch (68 – c Morgan b Stokes), Smith (56 – c Plunkett b Wood), Henriques (17 – c Plunkett b Rashid), Head (71 – n.o.), Maxwell (20 – c Roy b Wood), Wade (2 – c&b Rashid), Starc (0 – c Root b Rashid), Cummins (4 – c&b Rashid, Zampa (0 – b Wood), Hazelwood (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 1nb 8w 0b 8lb – 17

277 for 9 (50 overs)

Bowling; Ball (9 / 61 / 0), Wood (10 / 33 / 4), Plunkett (8 / 49 / 0),  Stokes (8 / 61 / 1), Rashid (10 / 41 / 4), Ali (5 / 24 / 0)

FOW; 40 – 136 – 161 – 181 – 239 – 245 – 245 – 253 – 254

England; Roy (4 – lbw Starc), Hales (0 – c Finch b Hazlwood), Root (15 – c Wade b Hazlewood), Morgan (87 – r.o. Zampa), Stokes (102 – n.o.), Buttler (29 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Ali, Eashid, Plunkett, Wood, Ball

Extras; 1nb 0w 0b 2lb – 3

240 for 4 (40.2 overs)

Bowling; Starc (10 / 52 / 1), Hazlewood (9 / 50 / 2), Cummins (8 / 55 / 0), Head (2 / 9 / 0), Henriques (1 / 6 / 0), Zampa (8.2 / 52 / 0), Maxwell (2 / 14 / 0)

FOW; 4 – 6 – 35 – 194

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

03.06.2017… Notts v Derbs…

Nottinghamshire v Derbyshire

Trent Bridge… Saturday June 3rd

Nottinghamshire 229 & 67-2 / Derbyshire 363

Ticket: £17

An uninterrupted day’s play at Trent Bridge on Day Two of this County Championship Division Two fixture. Derbyshire made 363 in response to Nottinghamshire’s 229, with Nottinghamshire finishing the day at 67-2 in their second innings. I sloped off at 6pm, just as Derbyshire lost their final wicket, in order to make it back for the Champions League Final…

The match ended in a draw on day four…

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En Route to Nottingham…

Nottinghamshire; Steven Mullaney, Jake Libby, Cheteshwar Pujara, Samit Patel, Michael Lumb, Riki Wessels, Chris Read, Brett Hutton, Luke Wood, Luke Fletcher, Harry Gurney

Derbyshire; Luis Reece, Billy Godleman, Shiv Thakor, Wayne Madsen, Alex Hughes, Gary Wilson, Daryn Smit, Jeevan Mendis, Tom Taylor, Tony Palladino, Conor McKerr

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Derbyshire Batting After Lunch…

Stats (Day Two)…

Derbyshire (1st Innings); Reece (17 – c Wessels b Wood), Godleman (121 – c Read b Wood), Thakor (13 – c Patel b Hutton), Madsen (56 – lbw Hutton), Hughes (13 – lbw Gurney), Wilson (12 – c Read b Gurney), Smit (32 – lbw Patel), Mendis (20 – c Gurney b Hutton), Taylor (32 – c Patel b Gurney), Palladino (5 – lbw Patel) McKerr (16 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 8nb 0w 4b 14lb – 26

363 all out (106.1 overs)

Bowling; Fletcher (23 / 64 / 0), Wood (18 / 68 / 2), Gurney (18.1 / 55 / 3), Hutton (19 / 65 / 3), Mullaney (10 / 32 / 0), Libby (3 / 14 / 0), Patel (15 / 47 / 2)

FOW; 25 – 52 – 164 – 197 – 217 – 275 – 296 – 324 – 329 – 363

Nottinghamshire (2nd Innings); Mullaney (20 – n.o), Libby (15 – c Smit b McKerr), Pujara (13 – c Smit b Taylor), Patel (17 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Lumb, Wessels, Read, Hutton, Wood, Fletcher, Gurney

Extras; 2nb 0w 0b 0lb – 2

67 for 2 (14 overs)

Bowling; Taylor (5 / 23 / 1), McKerr (6 / 37 / 1),  Mendis (2 / 2 /0), Palladino (1 / 5 / 0)

FOW; 20 – 35

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

02.06.2017… Aus v NZ…

Australia v New Zealand

Edgbaston… Friday June 2nd

No Result

Attendance: 18,540

Ticket: £50 – Programme £5

Initially reduced to 46 overs per side following a rain delay, a further rain delay between innings reducing Australia to 33 overs…

New Zealand on top when rain brought things to an end…

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Before the Deluge: New Zealand Bat…

Australia; David Warner, Aaron Finch, Steve Smith, Moises Henriques, Glenn Maxwell, Travis Head, Matthew Wade, John Hastings, Mitchell Starc, Pat Cummins, Josh Hazlewood

New Zealand; Martin Guptill, Luke Ronchi, Kane Williamson, Ross Taylor, Neil Broom, Jimmy Neesham, Corey Anderson, Mitchell Santner, Adam Milne, Tim Southee, Trent Boult

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After the Deluge: Match Abandoned…

Stats…

New Zealand; Guptill (26 – c Maxwell b Hazlewood), Ronchi (65 – c Maxwell b Hastings), Williamson (100 – r.o. Cummins), Taylor (46 – c Henriques b Hastings), Broom (14 – c Maxwell b Hazlewood), Neesham (6 – c Warner b Hazlewood), Anderson (8 – c Henriques b Cummins), Santner *8 – c Smith b Hazlewood), Milne (11 – c Maxwell b Hazlewood), Southee (0 – n.o.), Boult (0 – c Wade b Hazlewood)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 0nb 3w 0b 4lb – 7

291 all out (45 overs)

Bowling; Starc (9 / 52 / 0), Hazlewood (9 / 52 / 6), Cummins (9 / 67 / 1), Hastings (9 / 69 / 2), Head (4 / 22 / 0), Henriques (5 / 25 / 0)

FOW; 40 – 117 – 216 – 254 – 257 – 267 – 270 – 291 – 291 – 291

Australia; Warner (18 – c Ronchi b Boult), Finch (8 – c Taylor b Milne), Smith (8 – n.o.), Henriques (18 – c&b Milne)

Did Not Bat; Maxwell, Head, Wade, Hastings, Starc, Cummins, Hazlewood

Extras; 0nb 0w 0b 1lb – 1

53 for 3 (9 overs)

Bowling; Southee (3 / 15 / 0), Boult (4 / 28 / 1), Milne (2 / 9 / 2)

FOW; 27 – 35 – 53

As usual, more pictures on flickr…