Grasping defeat from the jaws of victory…almost

Royal Wedding, FA Cup Final, Beer & Prosecco Festival at the club, glorious weather…everything was pointing towards a great day for our 1st home league game for 3 years on 19th May.  Putting out our strongest side yet out against Eight Ash Green filled us with confidence that we should take an easy win…but we chose to do it the hard way !

EAG batted first and made slow progress (45-2 after 20 overs) but then cut loose with some of our more wayward bowling.  Mo starred with the ball with 4 wickets, and we were set the target of 176 to win.

Torquil & Daryl started well but after they both departed, Chintesh & Pat then put on 90 to take us to 145-2.  Victory beckoned with 10 overs to go, so a collapse was needed to give the watching crowds a little concern, and a collapse is what they got !  Well done to Jon for smashing the winning boundary after we’d lost 4 wickets for 0 runs and seemed on the cusp of throwing it all away.


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