Cirencester 3rds v BUSCOT PARK CRICKET CLUB 1st ELEVEN on Sat 08 Jul 2023 at 13.30
Match was Abandoned

Match report 1st team league debuts for Alex Gilbert and Louis Harrison

Paul Farmer captaining the 1st XI for the first time (the 1sts 3rd captain of the season)

This is almost certain to be the first time in 43 league seasons that a 1st XI league game during a season has involved a completely different set of 11 players from the previous weeks 1st XI.

Highest score of the season so far, 72no by Hamish Millar.
Hamish's score of 72no is his 62nd league score of fifty plus for the 1st XI (5 centuries and 57th fifty, 37 at home and 25th away, 60 in WCCL and 2nd in CDCA).

The 1st XI divisional batting highest scores are now ;-
WCCL Div 1 Ronny Fernandes, 121 at home to Avebury in 2007
WCCL Div 2 Ronny Fernandes, 194 at home to Cooper Avon Tyres in 2006
WCCL Div 3 Gary Thompson, 102 away at Devizes 2 in 2009
WCCL Div 3N Bob Deane, 139no at home to Avon Sports in 1982
WCCL Div 4 Louis Bouwers, 179no away at White Horse in 2016
WCCL Div 5 Hamish Millar, 109no at home to Bradford-on-Avon in 2013
WCCL Div 6 Ronny Fernandes, 115no at home to Wilcot in 2018
CDCA Div 1 Hamish Millar, 72no away at Cirencester 3 in 2023

Alex Gilbert scored 40 on his 1st XI league debut so this is now his highest league score for Buscot Park beating his score of 31 for the 2nd XI last week.
Alex hit his first 6 for the 1sts which was also the 1st XI's first league 6 of the season

Highest partnership of the season so far, 107 by Hamish Millar and Alex Gilbert for the 3rd wicket

The 1st XI divisional record batting partnerships are now ;-
WCCL Div 1 Neil Phillips / John Morton, 134 at home to Winsley in 1999
WCCL Div 2 Neil Phillips / Bob Deane, 150un away at Swindon Civil Service in 1989
WCCL Div 3 Unfortunately unknown as scorebooks for 2009,2011,2012 missing
WCCL Div 3N Des Williams / John Booth, 138 at home to Burbage & ER in 1981
WCCL Div 4 Tom Dutton / Louis Bouwers, 159 away at Beckington in 2015
WCCL Div 5 Hamish Millar / Rob Able, 216 at home to Bradford-on-Avon 2 in 2013
WCCL Div 6 Hamish Millar / Daniel Batchelor, 141 at home to Wilcot in 2018
CDCA Div 1 Hamish Millar / Alex Gilbert, 107 away at Cirencester 3 in 2023

Arron Afonso scored 18no off 12 balls which included the 1st XI's second league 6 of the season

195-4 is currently the 1sts highest score in the CDCA in their 6th batting innings so far

1st's all time league record against Cirencester 3 is now Played 1, Won 0, Lost 0, Abandoned 1.

Milestones approaching ;-
Mark Thatcher needs 2 more wickets to reach 100 league wickets for Buscot Park (97 for 1sts and 1 for 2nds).
Mark Thatcher needs 3 more wickets to reach 100 league wickets for the 1sts.

Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
1nb 27w 9b 4lb 
for 4 wickets
Hamish Millar Not Out  72 137 10 52.55
Paul Farmer b F Dann Ward 20 36 3 55.56
Alex Watt b A Patel 0 1 0
Alex Gilbert ct M Hackett b F Whitman 40 51 5 1 78.43
Nirmal Singh b R Brook 4 4 1 100
Arron Afonso Not Out  18 12 2 1 150.0
Alfie Millar  
Stuart Burchett  
Gavin Yon  
Louis Harrison  
Andrew Barron  

Cirencester 3rds Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Toby Slade7.012900.004.14
Bernard Frost4.001800.004.50
Akash Patel7.0018118.002.57
Finn Dann Ward6.0030130.005.00
Willoughby Hall4.002000.005.00
Rob Brook8.0043143.005.37
Finley Whitman2.00717.003.50
Alistair Andrews2.001700.008.50

Cirencester 3rds Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
2nb 1w 6b  
for 0 wickets
28 (5.4 overs)
Archie Hackett Not Out  17 19 3 89.47
Finley Whitman Not Out  2 17 11.76
Mark Hackett  
Willoughby Hall  
Rob Brook  
Alistair Andrews  
Bernard Frost  
Akash Patel  
Toby Slade  
Finn Dann Ward  


Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Gavin Yon3.00500.001.67
Arron Afonso2.401700.006.38