Cricklade 2nds v BUSCOT PARK CRICKET CLUB 2nd ELEVEN on Sat 29 Jul 2023 at 13.30

Match report 2nd team league debuts for Chris Rutt, Miles Saunders and Daniel Gay.

Paul Farmer's score of 50no is his 15th score of 50+ for the 2nd XI in league cricket (1 century and 14th fifty, 8 at home and 7th away, 13 in WCCL and 2nd in CDCA).
Paul's score of 50no is a new highest league score away to Cricklade beating the 2nds previous highest away scores at Cricklade which were 36 by Brian Talbot in 1987 and 36 by Andy Morbey in 1990.

Stuart Burchett, Chris Rutt and Daniel Gay were unfortunately part of their opening bowlers hattrick.

Miles Saunders scored 12 on debut which included his first 6 and only the 2nds 3rd 6 of the season.

The batting partnership of 108 by Paul Farmer and Rob Morbey is a new 2nd XI league record for the 6th wicket in an away game beating the previous highest 2nd XI 6th wicket away partnership of 103 by Jeff Heasman and Rob Morbey at Warminster 3 in 1989. The highest overall 6th wicket league partnership for the 2nds is 112 by Des Williams and Andy Morbey at home to Beehive Bradford in 2006.

Chris Gay's score of 4no is his highest in league cricket for the 2nds beating his previous highest score of 4 (by being not out).

Rob Morbey's catch was his 50th league wicket keeping dismissal for the 2nd XI (42nd catch & 8 stumpings, 23 at home & 27th away, 45 in WCCL & 5th in CDCA). The Top 5 wicket keeping dismissals are Andy Morbey 302, Rob Morbey 50, Gareth Thomas 25, Cyril Knox 21, Liam Farmer 11.

Chris Gay took his first league wicket for the 2nd XI so his figures of 1-40 are his best 2nd team league bowling figures beating his previous best of 0-24.

Daniel Gay's bowling debut saw some leg spinners and googlies to concede only 14 runs off his 3.4 overs

John ('The Golden Arm') Slack with 291 league wickets already for Buscot Park (11 for 1sts and 280 for 2nds) making his bowling debut for the season but unfortunately unable to break their batting partnership.

2nd's all time league record against Cricklade is now Played 8, Won 3, Lost 5.

Milestones approaching ;-
Andy Morbey needs 1 more stumping to reach 150 league stumpings for the 2nds.
John Slack needs 5 more runs to become only the 2nd player to reach the 250 runs / 250 wickets league double for the 2nds.

Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
4nb 52w 6b 2lb 
for 6 wickets
Paul Farmer Not Out  50 2
Nicholas Edgington b J Barton 0
Stuart Burchett b A McGrath 2
Chris Rutt b A McGrath 0
Daniel Gay ct Unsure b A McGrath 0
Miles Saunders b J Barton 12 1
Rob Morbey b J Kern 31 4 1
Chris Gay Not Out  4
Andy Morbey  
Jon Slack  
Gavin Yon  

Cricklade 2nds Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Alex McGrath8.012438.003.00
James Barton6.0017117.002.83
George Winfield5.012500.005.00
Joel Barton5.0021121.004.20
Fraser Lloyd7.002500.003.57
Nathan Wright6.001900.003.17
Jasni Kern3.0024124.008.00

Cricklade 2nds Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
4nb 26w 2b  
for 3 wickets
164 (28.4 overs)
Andy McGrath b C Gay 41 5 1
Tim Pulleyn ct R Morbey b G Yon 13 1
James Barton Not Out  64 6 2
Brandon Dewsbury b P Farmer 5
Joel Barton Not Out  9
Daniel Heads  
Fraser Lloyd  
George Winfield  
Jasni Kern  
Alex McGrath  
Nathan Wright  


Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Gavin Yon8.0022122.002.75
Chris Gay7.0040140.005.71
Stuart Burchett2.002800.0014.00
Jon Slack3.001900.006.33
Paul Farmer5.0139139.007.80
Daniel Gay3.401400.003.82