Cavaliers Cricket Club, Colchester, Essex, England

9 June 2019

Second Sunday Success vs Springfield

The Sunday XI played against Springfield at Mill Road today, and batted first after N Jalib won the toss.

The Cavs lost R Akhlaq (0) early on, followed by N Jalib (8) as the score reached 28/2 after 7 overs. A third wicket partnership of 118 between opener F Murtaza and M Nadeem (46), followed by a fourth wicket partnership of 46 with F Munir (32) saw the Cavaliers advance towards a good total before two wickets feel in one over, including that of Murtaza (116) - The score at the end of the 33rd over being 193/5. Several cheap wickets saw B Prabhu (3), P Kannan (0), R Rasheed (3), A Khaliq (11) and N Davidson (1) all dismissed as U Ghani (2*) was unbeaten with the Cavaliers ending their 40 overs on 239 all out.

The second innings saw the Cavaliers take an early wicket through R Rasheed (7-0-29-1) while fellow opening bowler N Davidson (8-2-19-0) went wicketless as Springfield progressed to 43/1 after 14 overs. With U Ghani (8-1-27-1) claiming the next wicket to fall, Springfield were 84/3 after 23 overs before A Khaliq claimed his first wicket of the day. Khaliq (8-0-34-4) then took the next three wickets to fall as Springfield slipped from 103/4 to 116/7 in the 31st over. The next wicket fell shortly afterwards P Kannan (5-0-22-1) taking the wicket, before B Prabhu (3-1-8-0) and M Nadeem (1-0-1-0) completed the Springfield innings, as they ended their 40 overs on 143/8, resulting in a 96 run win for the Cavs.


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