BUSCOT PARK CRICKET CLUB 2nd ELEVEN v SWINDON 5ths on Sat 14 Aug 2021 at 13.00

Match report This game was Paul Farmer's 150th league game for the 2nds (70 home games and 80 away games).

Patrick Slack's first wicket in this game was his 100th league wicket for the 2nds. Patrick's first 100 wickets were 45 at home and 55 away, 45 bowled, 39 caught, 10 LBW and 6 stumped. Best bowling figures of 5-8 and 3 times taking 5 or more wickets in a game. Patrick achieved 100 wickets in his 84th game for the 2nds and 72nd game bowled in. Patrick's 100th wicket came somewhere between his 542nd to 550th over (can't know for sure until I see scorebook).
Patrick is the 8th known bowler to reach 100 2nd XI league wickets. The others are Will Townsend 618 + 1996 season, John Slack 274, Chris Edgington 164 + 1996 & 1999 seasons, Jeff Heasman 158, Mike Tuffnell 116, Mike Heasman 116 and Paul Farmer 108 with Patrick now on 101 wickets. Tony Watts has 99 plus any from 1999 season and Glenn Townsend has 96 plus 1996 season.

Paul's score of 68 is his 13th score of 50+ for the 2nd XI in league cricket (1 century and 12th fifty, 7th at home and 6 away). Paul is now 4th on the list of most league fifties for the 2nds with 12 x 50's. Only Andy Morbey 45 x 50's, Ray O'Neill 19 x 50's and Des Williams 15 x 50's have scored more 50's.
Paul is also now 4th on the list for most 50+ scores including hundreds with 13 x 50+ scores. Only Andy Morbey 52 x 50+ scores, Ray O'Neill 22 x 50+ scores and Des Williams 16 x 50+ scores have scored more.
Paul's score of 68 equals the highest number of runs scored in an innings for the 2nd XI at home to Swindon, level with Geoff Edgington's 68no at home to Swindon 3 in 1984 (Geoff's 68no retains the highest score at home to Swindon though due to not out).

Reuben Slack equalled his highest score for the 2nd XI, equalling his 1st run in the league scored last week.

Paul completed his 150th league game. Paul has now scored 2667 runs, highest score 108no, av 21.17, bowling figures of 499.5-68-1871-108, best bowling 6-55, av 17.32, economy 3.74, 39 catches.

2nd's all time league record against Swindon is now Played 12, Won 3, Lost 9.

Milestones approaching ;-
Paul Farmer's next ball bowled will complete 500 overs bowled in the league for the 2nds (currently bowled 499.5 overs).
Andy Morbey needs 1 more dismissal to reach 300 known league catches and stumpings for the 2's.
John Slack needs 31 more runs to become only the 2nd player to reach the 250 runs / 250 wickets league double for the 2's.

SWINDON 5ths Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
6nb 21w 7b 4lb 
for 4 wickets
218 (45.0 overs)
A Tiwari ct  Yon b A Trivedi 24
F Hobson b  P Slack 70
M Kukreti run out  A Trivedi 81
A Mohanta b  P Slack 1
V Paul Not Out  4
A Hallsworth  
B Cowling  
P Walke  
A Byrne  
R Savalapu  
A Tatwani  


Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Gavin Yon9.012000.002.22
Pat Slack9.0132216.003.56
Reuben Slack4.002700.006.75
Amelie Trivedi6.0017117.002.83
Jon Slack6.004000.006.67
Sanjay Trivedi6.003400.005.67
Euan Stillion5.003700.007.40

Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
1nb 16w 2b 3lb 
for 6 wickets

(45.0 overs)
Paul Farmer ct  Cowling b Hallsworth 68 10
Sanjay Trivedi b  Cowling 9 1
Nicholas Edgington b  Hallsworth 6 1
Euan Stillion b  Walke 11 2
Amelie Trivedi b  Cowling 8
Reuben Slack b  Tatwani 1
Gavin Yon Not Out  22 3 1
Pat Slack Not Out  9 1
Jon Slack  
Richard Stillion  
Andy Morbey  

SWINDON 5ths Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
A Byrne5.02800.001.60
B Cowling9.0129214.503.22
A Hallsworth8.0034217.004.25
A Tatwani9.0230130.003.33
R Savalapu6.001600.002.67
P Walke8.0134134.004.25