Mt Edgcumbe CC v Southwell Ramblers CC - Friday 15th August 2014
Scores: Mt E 236-3d, 46 overs. SRCC 115-9, 40 overs
Result: Match drawn
Let us start with the positives:
~ We didn't lose.
~ It was a beautiful day.
~ Tiny and Callum showed that when the heat's on, they're the last men still in the kitchen.
~ Can you think of a better place to spend a Friday afternoon?
~ Bobby K was a most welcome debutant, and took a wonderful wicket in his first over.
~ Did I mention the views?
~ Harrada took his first wicket on Tour for a decade.
~ Wasn't the ferry fun?
~ Cadgie scored his first runs on Tour for a decade.
~ The kids had a ball.
~ Stanners played a gem of an innings.
Let us not dwell on the negatives:
~ Stanners was playing for the oppo.
~ Skip won the toss and invited them to bat. They declared on 236 for 3.
~ Skip gave the oppo our only fit fast bowler.
~ Our other fast bowler only told Skip he was injured and couldn't bowl properly 3 balls into his opening over.
~ We bowled badly.
~ We batted worse.
Team in batting order:
Andrew Cadge, Marcus Jansa, Jim Owen, Mark Shipway, Matt Knight, Bob Klaber, Gus Williamson, Jim Lane, Callum Oliver, Ben Harrild, Tim Powell
Toss: Won by Southwell Ramblers
Yellow: Callum Oliver (ice cool in a white hot finish)