19.05.2018… Leics v Pak…

Leicestershire v Pakistan

Grace Road… Saturday May 19th…

Match Drawn

Ticket: £5 – Scorecard: £1

Pakistan batted through on the first day of a two day tour match at Grace Road, before declaring on 321/9 at the close…

A similar pattern emerged on the second day, Leicestershire declaring on 225/6, match drawn…

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Before Lunch… Pakistan Bat…

Teams…

Leicestershire; Harry Dearden, Sam Evans, Lewis Hill (cpt), Ateeq Javid, Aadil Ali, Tom Wells, Harry Swindells (wkt), Tom Taylor, Ben Mike, Deiter Klein, Richard Jones

Pakistan; Azhar Ali, Fakhar Zaman, Sami Aslam, Usman Salahuddin, Sarfraz Ahmed (cpt/wkt), Saad Ali, Shadab Khan, Fahim Ashraf, Hasan Ali,. Mohammad Abbas, Rahat Ali

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238/5… Pakistan Bat…

Stats…

Pakistan; A Ali (73 – b Klein), Zaman, (71 – c Javid b Wells), Aslam (8 – b Klein), Salahuddin (69 – n.o.), Ahmed (17 – c Hill b Javid), S Ali (2 – c&b Ali), Khan (17 – b Wells), Ashraf (15 – c Wells b Javid), H Ali (5 – r.o. Dearden), Abbas (16 – c Hill b Ali)

Did Not Bat; R Ali

Extras; 9nb 7w 8b 4lb – 28

321 for 9 dec (89.5 overs)

Bowling; Klein (18 / 44 / 2), Taylor (17 / 49 / 0), Jones (13 / 73 / 0), Wells (14 / 45 / 2), Javid (15 / 42 / 2), Mike (7 / 28 / 0), Ali (5.5 / 28 / 2)

FOW; 121 – 156 – 176 – 199 – 207 – 245 – 267 – 282 – 321

Leicestershire; Dearden (19 – c Zaman b S Ali), Evans (22 lbw Khan), Hill (33 – c Hassan b Khan), Javid (54 – ret out), Ali (41 – st sub b Zaman), Wells (25 – c Zaman b Abbas), Swindells (2 – n.o.), Taylor (17 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Mike, Klein, Jones

Extras; 0nb 7w 4b 2lb – 13

226 for 6 dec (75 overs)

Bowling; Abbas (12 / 42 / 1), R Ali (14 / 50 / 0), H Ali (10 / 18 / 0), Ashraf (9 / 10 / 0), Khan (13 / 32 / 2), S Ali (5 / 20 / 1), Zaman (12 / 48 / 1)

FOW; 51 – 52 – 102 – 165 – 203 – 207

As usual, more pictures to follow on flickr…

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17.05.2018… Warks v Derbs…

Warwickshire v Derbyshire

Edgbaston… Thursday May 17th

Derbyshire win by 77 runs

Ticket: £15

A heavy defeat for Warwickshire at Edgbaston in their first Royal London Cup Game of the season…

Derbyshire owed their victory largely to an opening stand of 128 from Ben Slater and Billy Godelman. Slater was teh first wicket to fall, caught on 69. Godleman going on to make 137…

Warwickshire lost Ed Pollock and Jonathan Trott early, and although Sam Hain weighed in with a century, they were always well behind the run rate. Once Hain went, and despite the best efforts of Keith Barker, it was game over…

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117/0… Derbyshire Bat…

Teams…

Warwickshire; Ed Pollock, Jonathan Trott, Sam Hain, Ian Bell, Adam Hose, Tim Ambrose (wkt), Aaron Thomasson, Keith Barker, Jeetan Patel (cpt), Oli Stone, Oliver Hannon-Dalby

Derbyshire; Ben Slater, Billy Godleman (cpt), Wayne Madsen, Matthew Critchley, Alex Hughes, Luis Reece, Hardus Viljoen, Daryn Smit (wkt), Safyaan Sharif, Duanne Olivier, Ravi Rampaul

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22/2… Warwickshire Reply…

Stats…

Derbyshire; Slater (69 – c Hose b Thomasson), Godleman (137 – r.o. Hose), Madsen (58 – lbw Patel), Critchley (35 – st Ambrose b Trott), Hughes (12 – c  Hannon-Dalby b Trott), Reece (0 – c Barker b Trott), Viljoen (2 – r.o. Hose), Smit (26 – n.o.), Sharif (2 – c Stone b Trott), Olivier (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Rampaul

Extras; 0nb 6w 4b 5lb – 15

357 for 8 (50 overs)

Bowling; Hannon-Dalby (10 / 70 / 0), Barker (10 / 82 / 0), Stone (7 / 57 / 0), Patel (8 / 41 / 1), Thomasson (5 / 33 / 1), Trott (10 / 65 / 4)

FOW; 129 – 228 – 270 – 292 – 292 – 302 – 331 – 336

Warwickshire; Pollock (8 – c Viljoen b Olivier), Trott (11 – c Smit b Olivier), Hain (108 – c Rampaul b Reece), Bell (18 – lbw Critchley), Hose (33 – c&b Rampaul), Thomasson (14 – c Smith b Reece), Barker (49 – n.o.), Patel (11 – lbw Viljoen), Stone (c Godleman b Sharif), Hannon- Dalby (5 – c Madsen b Sharif)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 4nb 8w 0b 12lb – 24

300 all out (45.3 overs)

Bowling; Rampaul (8 / 60 / 1), Olivier (7 / 47 / 2), Sharif (5.3 / 31 / 2), Viljoen (8 / 49 / 1), Critchley (6 / 34 / 1), Huughes (6 / 34 / 1), Reece (5 / 32 / 2)

FOW; 9 – 20 – 98 – 173 – 180 – 207 – 210 – 228 – 287 – 300

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

13.05.2018… Chelsea (h)…

Newcastle United 3 Chelsea 0

St. James’ Park… Sunday May 13th… 3pm

Attendance: 52,294

Ticket: £48 – Programme: £3

Our final home game of the season. The sun shone, we played Chelsea off the park, we scored three times and we finished in the top half of the Premier League…

A great manager, an improving squad, what can possibly go wrong? Well, we’ve got another whole summer to find out…

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Where There is Unity… There is Always Victory…

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First Half: Newcastle Attack…

Newcastle United; Dubravka, Yedlin, Lascelles, Lejeune, Dummett, Ritchie (Hayden 72), Diame (Haidara 87), Shelvey, Murphy, Perez, Gayle (Joselu 48)

Not Used; Darlow, Manquillo, Gamez, Merino

Goals; Gayle (23), Perez (59, 63)

Chelsea; Courtois, Azpilicueta, Christensen, Cahill, Moses, Barkley (Willian 77), Kante, Bakayoko (YC), Emerson, Hazard (Pedro 82), Giroud (Morata 76)

Not Used; Cabellero, Alonso, Fabregas, Rudiger

Goals; None

As usual, more pictures on flickr…