Sawbridgeworth Cricket Club 1st XI v Blackheath on Sat 01 May 2010 at 1:30
Sawbridgeworth Cricket Club Lost 27 runs

Match report Sawbridgeworth were left to reflect on a middle-order collapse as they lost to Blackheath in their final pre-season friendly at Town Fields on Saturday.

In a game reduced to 30 overs a side due to rain, the home side reached 91-1 at the 22nd over before Wilson played on to left-arm spinner James Hands, having added 46 for the second wicket with the in-form Sanders.

Wilson's dismissal sparked the beginning of the end of Sawbo's victory hopes as they slumped to 114-7 against some excellent bowling by Woods and former Essex and Surrey all-rounder Zobie Sharif.

Alex Smith was the only other batsman to reach double figures but made an encouraging debut with bat and ball.

Earlier, Blackheath had reached 75-1 after 18.2 overs with Howard producing his best spell of the season before heavy rain caused a delay in play of four minutes shy of two hours.

On the resumption, Syed took a wicket with his first ball for the second time this term before Fern and Patterson added 45 for the t ird wicket in 37 balls.

Syed and Cunningham retained good control as boundaries were hard to come by but what seemed to be a modest total by Blackheath proved to be a match-winning one.

Blackheath Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
for 5 wickets
146 (0.0 overs)
Zobie Sharif ct  Cunningham b Howard 26
Stuart Fern ct  Holland b Syed 59
Jack Ford b  Syed 18
Jamal Patterson ct  Syed b Cunningham 28
Matt Shepard ct  Smith b Cunningham 3
Ruel Brathwaite Not Out  5
Shojib Ali Not Out  1
Chris Willetts  
James Hands  
Shojkal Hoque  
Richard Woods  

Sawbridgeworth Cricket Club 1st XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Chris Howard6.0114114.002.33
Paul James8.003800.004.75
Alex Smith4.001600.004.00
Charlie Rudkin1.00900.009.00
Ryan Cunningham6.0029214.504.83
Alex Syed5.0036218.007.20

Sawbridgeworth Cricket Club 1st XI Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
for 7 wickets

(0.0 overs)
Danny Wilson b  Hands 39
Charlie Rudkin b  Ali 9
Rob Sanders st  Patterson b Sharif 32
Alex Smith ct  Patterson b Sharif 14 1
Joe Holland ct  Ali b Sharif 0 1
Steve Ashman ct  Ali b Woods 0
Rhys Purnell b  Woods 6
Ryan Cunningham Not Out  5 1
Chris Howard Not Out  1
Alex Syed   1
Paul James  

Blackheath Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Ruel Brathwaite 4.001900.004.75
Shojib Ali6.0122122.003.67
Shojkal Hoque4.002100.005.25
James Hands6.0021121.003.50
Richard Woods6.0025212.504.17
Zobie Sharif4.001033.332.50

  • Umpire :
  • Scorer :
    R M White