U11s beat Worcester Park by 7 wickets

Long Ditton U-11 won by 7 wickets

Worcester Park 85-8 Edward A 3-0-3-3, Idris 3-0-13-2, Connor 3-0-24-1, Cameron 1-0-2-1

Long Ditton 89-3 Alex G 31*Retd, Connor H 18, Cameron 10*, Alex E 7*

Umpire: Tim G, Scorers : Rob W, Mark H Honorary ‘Guvnor’ : David S! Thanks
MotM: Cameron: Excellent solitary over, consistently good fielding and a run out throw. 10 not out in 25 run winning partnership with Alex E.

Champagne moment: Alex nearly decapitating fielder with midwicket drive to the boundary and beyond. Apparently an antipodean spectator remarked it would have been 4 at the Wacca!

After Wednesdays debacle it was back to business as usual with a thumping win inside 14 overs. Despite mass traffic jams and late arrivals David S took control and before we knew it Worcester Park were batting. Within 6 or 7 overs they had 40 on the board and we were being put to the sword by a very talented young lady! Fortunately the backup wasn’t so good and instead of facing in excess of a 100 we hustled them out for 85. Another great bowling performance from Edward narrowly missed out on MoTM this week and Connor and Edward both snapped up good catches. Matt was dynamic behind the stumps and combined well with Cameron for a great run out! Idris ignored 48hr advice and turned in another robust opening spell coming back to claim his second wicket.

Thomas and Connor got us off to a good start but then Connor got carried away again after hitting 4 4’s in 5 balls! He has now passed 100 runs for the season! Cameron then became a spectator as Alex G took advantage of some loose bowling to spank 31* in 3 overs. With that impetus it was a shame Matt couldn’t take advantage but Cameron and Alex E combined for a really pleasing unbeaten 25 run partnership to see us home.

We really did bounce back!

See you Monday night at home for the last league game and Wednesday for the Ditty Derby U-11 style. Wednesday team sheet to follow. Don’t forget Sun 31st is a friendly fixture. We have only 5 available so far but will extend to U-10 and maybe young U-12 to fulfil.