Month: June 2016

26.06.2016… Nhants v Leics…

Steelbacks v Foxes

County Ground… Sunday June 26th…

Steelbacks won by 6 wickets

Ticket: £20 – Scorecard: 50p

A comfortable victory for Northamptonshire, and no rain. Well, at least not until the walk back to the station…

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Outside The County Ground: Forthcoming Fixtures…

Teams…

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Richard Levi, +Adam Rossington, Josh Cobb, Ben Duckett, Stven Crook, *Alex Wakely, Rob Keogh, Graeme White, Richard Gleeson, Muhammad Azhar Ullah, Moin Ashraf
Leicestershire Foxes; 
*Mark Pettini, Mark Cosgrove, Cameron Delport, Kevin O’Brien, Paul Horton, +Lewis Hill, Tom Wells, Rob Taylor, Neil Dexter, Clint McKay, Jigar Naik

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Inside The County Ground: Leicestershire Bat…

Stats…

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Levi (12 – c sub b McKay), +Rossington (50 – b Cosgrove), Cobb (57 – c Pettini b Delport), Duckett (20 – c K.O’Brien b Delport), Crook (1 – n.o.), *Wakely (4 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Keogh, White, Gleeson, Azhar Ullah, Ashraf

Extras; 0nb 7w 0b 1lb – 8

152 for 4 (17.5 overs)

Bowling; Taylor (3 / 35 / 0), McKay (4 / 21 / 1), K.O’Brien (2 / 21 / 0), Dexter (2 / 11 / 0), Naik (2 / 17 / 0), Delport (2.5 / 27 / 2), Cosgrove (2 / 19 / 1)

FOW; 13 – 102 -136 – 148

Leicestershire Foxes; *Pettini (56 – lbw White), Cosgrove (2 – b Gleeson), Delport (6 – b Gleeson), K.O’Brien (29 – c White b Cobb), Horton (29 – ret. hurt), +Hill (15 – hit wicket b Gleeson), Wells (1 – n.o.), Taylor (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Dexter, McKay, Naik

Extras; 2nb 4w 1b 3lb – 10

149 for 5  (20 overs)

Bowling; Ashraf (4 / 28 / 0), Gleeson (4 / 20 / 3), Azhar Ullah (2 / 26 / 0), Crook (3 / 32 / 0), White (4 / 24 / 1), Cobb (3 / 15 / 1)

FOW; 6 – 17 – 91 – 109 – 146

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

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24.06.2016… Eng v SL…

England v Sri Lankaengcric

Edgbaston… Friday June 24th…

England won by 10 wickets

Ticket: £41Programme: £6

A very comfortable victory for England, with unbeaten centuries for Jason Roy and Alex Hales…

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Sri Lanka Bat…

England; Jason Roy, Alex Hales, Joe Root, *Eoin Morgan, Jonny Bairstow, +Jos Buttler, Moeen Ali, Chris Woakes, David Willey, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid

Sri Lanka; +Kushal Janith Perera, Dhanushka Gunathilleke, Kusal Mendis, Dinesh Chandimal, *Angelo Mathews, Seekkuge Prasanna, Upul Tharanga, Farveez Maharoof, Suraj Randiv, Nuwan Pradeep, Suranga Lakmal

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Post-Match…

Stats…

England; Roy (112 – n.o.), Hales (133 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Root, *Morgan, Bairstow, +Buttler, Ali, Woakes, Willey, Plunkett, Rashid

Extras; 0nb 8w 0b 3lb – 11

256 for 0 (34.1 overs)

Bowling; Maharoof (7 / 47 / 0), Lakmal (5 / 21 / 0), Randiv (8 / 62 / 0), Pradeep (4 / 31 / 0), Prasanna (8.1 / 78 / 0), Gunathilleke (2 / 14 / 0)

FOW; n/a

Sri Lanka; + Perera (37 – r.o. Roy), Gunathilleke (22 – c Buttler b Plunkett), Mendis (0 – lbw Plunkett), Chandimal (52 – r.o. Roy), *Mathews (44 – c Plunkett b Rashid), Prasanna (c Willey b Rashid), Tharanga (53 – n.o.), Maharaoof (2 – b Willey), Randiv (26 – n.o)

Did Not Bat; Pradeep, Lakmal

Extras; 0nb 2w 1b 13lb – 16

254 for 7  (50 overs)

Bowling; Willey (10 / 65 / 1), Woakes (8 / 36 / 0), Plunkett (10 / 49 / 2), Ali (9 / 41 / 0), Rashid (10 / 34 / 2), Root (3 / 15 / 0)

FOW; 39 – 47 – 77 – 159 – 163 – 188 – 191

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

19.06.2016… Warks v Lancs…

Bears v Lightning

Edgbaston… Sunday June 19th…

Bears won by 18 runs (D/L Method)

Ticket: £11 (Season Pass)

Following two abandonments in the space of a week, another win for the Bears in a rain affected game at Edgbaston…

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Outside Edgbaston…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Sam Hain, *Ian Bell, Will Porterfield, Laurie Evans, +Luke Ronchi, Chris Woakes, Rikki Clarke, Mark Adiar, Jeetan Patel, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Josh Poysden
Lancashire Lightning;
Martin Guptill, Jordan Clark, Karl Brown, Liam Livingstone, +Jos Buttler, *Steven Croft, Arron Lilley, Luke Procter, Stephen Parry, George Edwards, Nathan Buck

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Birmingham Bears Bat…

Stats…

Birmingham Bears; Hain (2 – c Buttler, b Buck), *Bell (18 – c Guptill b Buck), Porterfield (11 – c Guptill b Parry), Evans (24 – st Buttler, b Parry), +Ronchi (53 – c Edwards b Buck), Woakes (13 – c Procter b Lilley), Clarke (0 – B Edwards), Adair (7 – c Croft b Buck), Patel (0 – c Croft b Edwards), Hannon-Dalby (3 – n.o.), Poysden (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 4nb 6w 0b 2lb – 12

144 for 9 (20 overs)

Bowling; Buck (4 / 26 / 4), Clark (4 / 28 / 0), Edwards (3 / 24 /2), Parry (4 / 27 / 2), Lilley (4 / 29 / 1), Croft (1 / 8 / 0)

FOW; 10 – 23 – 47 – 63 – 110 – 111 – 137 – 140 – 141

Lancashire Lightning; Guptill (6 – c Bell b Hannon-Dalby) , Clark (6 – c&b Clarke), Brown (10 – c Patel b Woakes), Livingstone (8 – n.o.), +Buttler (0 – c&b Clarke), *Croft (1 – n.o)

Extras; 6nb 2w 0b 0lb – 8

Did Not Bat; Lilley, Procter,Parry, Edwards, Buck

39 for 4  (6.3 overs)

Bowling; Clarke (3.3 / 25 / 2), Hannon-Dalby (2 / 10 / 1), Woakes (1 / 4 / 1)

FOW; 7 – 12 -32 – 38

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

04.06.2016… Leics v Durham…

Foxes v Jets

Grace Road… Saturday June 4th…

Foxes won by 6 wickets

Ticket: £15

Another poor performance from Durham, resulting in a comfortable win for Leicestershire…

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Leicestershire field…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; *Mark Pettini, Mark Cosgrove, Kevin O’Brien, Ben Raine, Umar Akmal, +Niall O’Brien, Neil Dexter, Lewis Hill, Tom Wells, Clint McKay, Jigar Naik 
Durham Jets;
*Mark Stoneman, +Phil Mustard, Graham Clark, Michael Richardson, Ryan Pringle, Calum Macleod, Keaton Jennings, Scott Borthwick, Usman Arshad, Barry McCarthy, Chris Rushworth,

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Durham Field…

Stats…

Leicestershire Foxes; *Pettini (8 – c&b Rushworth), Cosgrove (0 – b Rushworth), K.O’Brien (28 – c Richardson b Borthwick), Raine (21 – c MacLeod b Borthwick), Akmal (26 – n.o.), +N.O’Brien (33 – n.o.)

Extras; 3nb 2w 1b 1lb – 7

Did Not Bat; Dexter, Hill, Wells, McKay, Naik

123 for 4 (16.3 overs)

Bowling; Rushworth (3 / 13 / 2), Arshad (3 / 26 / 0), McCarthy (2.3 / 19 / 0), Jennings (4 / 33 / 0), Boorthwick (4 / 30 / 2)

FOW; 1 – 16 – 49 – 66

Durham Jets; Mark Stoneman (2 – b Raine), +Mustard (0 – c N.O’Brien b McKay), Clark (8 – r.o. Raine), Richardson (7 – c Pettini b K.O’Brien), Pringle (5 – b Raine), Macleod (25 – c McKay b Dexter), ennings (42 – r.o. K.O’Brien), Borthwick (21 – c K.O’Brien b McKay), Arshad (3 – n.o.), McCarthy (0 – c K.O’Brien b Raine), Rushworth (0 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 2nb 2w 0b 3lb – 7

120 for 9  (20 overs)

Bowling; McKay (4 / 19 / 2), Raine (4 / 24 /3), K.O’Brien (4 / 19 / 1), Wells (1 / 10 / 0), Naik (3 / 18 / 0), Dexter (4 / 27 / 1)

FOW; 1 – 9 – 12 – 24 – 26 – 84 – 115 – 117 – 118

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

03.06.2016… Warks v Durham…

Bears v Jets

Edgbaston… Friday June 3rd…

Bears won by 9 wickets

Ticket: £11 (Season Pass)

The Bears won their first home T20 game at the second attempt against Durham Jets…

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Durham Batting First…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Varun Chopra, *Ian Bell, Will Porterfield, Laurie Evans, +Luke Ronchi, Chris Woakes, Rikki Clarke, Ateeq Javid, Jeetan Patel, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Josh Poysden

Durham Jets; *Mark Stoneman, +Phil Mustard, Graham Clark, Michael Richardson, Ryan Pringle, Keaton Jennings, Paul Collingwood, Paul Coughlin, Scott Borthwick, Usman Arshad, Barry Mcarthy

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Warwickshire Reply…

Stats…

Birmingham Bears; Chopra (97 – n.o.), Bell (35 – b Borthwick), Porterfield (18 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Evans, Ronchi, Woakes, Clarke, Javid, Patel, Hannon-Dalby, Poysden

Extras; 0nb 2w 0b 3lb – 5

155 for 1 (17.4 overs)

Bowling; Arshad (2.4 / 22 / 0), Coughlin (3 / 21 / 0), McCarthy (4 / 34 / 0), Collingwood (1 / 11 / 0), Borthwick (4 / 25 / 1), Pringle (1 / 19 / 0), Jennings (2 / 20 / 0)

FOW; 94

Durham Jets; Stoneman (10 – c Ronchi b Hannon-Dalby), Mustard (22 – c Poysden b Woakes), Clark (1 – c Poysden b Clarke), Richardson (5 – c Hannon-Dalby b Clarke), Pringle (33 – b Javid), Jennings (17 – c Porterfield b Patel), Collingwood (40 – n.o.), Coughlin (10 – c Clarke b Woakes), Borthwick (0 – c Clarke b Woakes), Arshad (5 – r.o. Javid), Mcarthy (2 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 2nb 1w 4b 2lb – 9

154 for 9  (20 overs)

Bowling; Clarke (4 / 25 / 2), Hannon-Dalby (4 / 41 / 1), Woakes (4 / 15 / 3), Poysden (2 / 17 / 0), Patel (4 / 28 / 1), Javid (2 / 12 / 1)

FOW; 11 – 22 – 29 – 49 – 91 – 97 – 117 – 118 – 136

As usual, more pictures on flickr…