Stalbridge Cricket Club 2nd XI v Dorchester 2nd XI on Sat 27 Jul 2019 at 1:30pm
Stalbridge Cricket Club Lost by 8 wickets

Match report Well, another week and another top effort from a young team.
After the Bridge were put in by Dorchester things looked to be off to a bad start, with the team slumping to 14/2. However, three Geoffrey Boycott impersonators ably supported A Dike (89*) in order to rebuild the innings. With the team going from 14/2 to 37/3 (J Guthrie 4 from 28), to 75/4 (J Forsey 9 from 37) followed by a flurry of quick wickets that was then halted by a spirited knock from E Pattle (3 from 22 balls), as Stalbridge went on to post 136/8 from our 40 overs. This was never likely to be enough, but it made for a competitive game. The innings break proved to be a disaster for the 2's though, with D Mckinnon withdrawing due to illness, and T Jeans unable to keep wicket due to another injury leading to J Forsey ending up behind the stumps.
Knowing that quick wickets were on the agenda the skipper (4-0-29-1) knocked over their opener for 0 in the first over. Unfortunately, despite having Dorchester 2/1 after a couple of over, things then got away from Stalbridge due to some good batting and a succession of dropped catches, notably two drops off of A Dike (4-0-40-1) who definitely deserved better figures, getting a deserved wicket with a big turner from outside the off-stump. Sadly, Dorchester polished off the runs in 15 overs, leading to a heavy defeat. A shout-out to Oscar White for making his senior debut and fielding excellently (which is more than can be said for most).
Thanks again to H Dike for umpiring and to G Kerr-Jones for scoring.
No game next week, so we move on to play Hamworthy Recreation at home on August 10th.

Stalbridge Cricket Club 2nd XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
2nb 11w 5b 1lb 
for 8 wickets

(4.0 overs)
Julius Guthrie lbw Pike 4 28 14.29
Ben Pattle b Pike 0 5 0
Douglas Mckinnon ct Pike 6 9 1 66.67
Andy Dike Not Out  89 112 13 79.46
Jason Forsey Run out  9 37 24.32
Toby Jeanes ct Porter 3 16 18.75
Cameron Mckinnon b Foot 1 3 33.33
Alex Moore b Foot 0 1 0
Edward Pattle ct Cole 3 22 13.64
Richard Brown Not Out  1 9 11.11
Oscar White  

Dorchester 2nd XI Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
No records to display.

Dorchester 2nd XI Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
1nb 3w 7b  
for 2 wickets
139 (1.5 overs)
R. Cole b A. Dike 24
D. Morris b J. Guthrie 0
D. Proctor Not Out  63
J. Foot Not Out  39

Stalbridge Cricket Club 2nd XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Julius Guthrie4.0029129.007.25
Ben Pattle2.002400.0012.00
Andy Dike4.0040140.0010.00
Alex Moore3.001400.004.67
Cameron Mckinnon1.001800.0018.00
Oscar White0.50700.008.40

  • Umpire :
    H. Dike
  • Scorer :
    George Kerr-Jones