For their second match of the 2016 campaign, the U11 Stags visited glorious Harpsden, a remodelled ground set in a green amphitheatre. The previous night’s rains had dampened the surface and the start was delayed to allow the morning sun to have effect, and we were very glad to win the toss and insert Henley.
Our opening pair were miserly, conceding just 7 runs in the first 4 overs including a maiden by Shashwat – the only one of the match. That set the tone for the rest of the team to follow. The first Henley wicket was a run out to a direct hit by John.
Thereafter discipline was key, with only 10 wides and no-balls bowled and the fielding being excellent, restricting the Henley batsmen as they tried to escape the shackles. As the pressure mounted, wickets came. Flynn took 2 wickets and a superb catch toward the end of the innings, and there was a wicket apiece for Luca, Harry and Christian, the latter two closing out the bowling and restricting Henley to what seemed a low target of 77.
That impression appeared to be confirmed as Christian and Luca got us to a solid start, knocking off half the target by the 9th over with a stand of 39. But once the wickets started to tumble, we soon found out just how hard the wicket really was to bat on and suddenly there was a game on. Henley could sense an unlikely victory and brought their best bowlers back to bowl their maximum permitted allowance. Balls popped up off the surface and catches resulted as the wickets tumbled. Still, the runs were being ticked off but we could never get ahead of the asking rate.
And then, with the last over to go, the 9th wicket fell and we were down to our last pair, with 3 runs required. The first delivery was lollipopped up – and dropped, the boys crossing for a crucial single while the watching parents tried to recover their composure. Still we could barely watch, but Niam and John stayed cool and saw us home, with two balls to spare for a well-deserved victory.
M & B were easily beaten on Sunday by David Smart's X1 by 4 wickets…
Mat Armstrong - Aug 16, 2019
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The Cricket Club is situated in the beautiful village of Bray, Berkshire, on the banks of the Thames, overlooked by the Church of St Michael. The main ground is widely acknowledged as one of the most picturesque in the country.
Est. in 1798 and a member of the Morrant Thames Valley League, with three senior teams and a thriving colts section both boys and girls
Address: The Pavilion, The High Street, Bray, Maidenhead, Berkshire SL6 2AA
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