Match Date: Thursday 20th June 2019
Location: Water Orton
Type: Warwickshire County Cricket League T20 Cup Band A
Match Report: Michael Waugh, captain
On Thursday 20th June the 1st XI took on Water Orton at the 3rd time of asking due to the weather. Losing the toss we were asked to bowl first. Rob Hutchings took 2 early wickets to get us off to a good start and at the other end Jon Newis also took 2 wickets in his spell of 4-23-2. Dinuk de Silva came on and bowled a brilliant spell of 4-7-2 to put the brakes on even more being unlucky to not take more wickets. Towards the end of the innings they scored a few boundaries which meant we were chasing a score of 112.
We got off to a steady start but unfortunately after a few quick wickets slipped to 32-4 from the 6 over power play. Jon Newis and Jamie Hall (18) steadied the ship and got us back on track. When Jamie fell the score read 56-4; this brought Bilal Hussain (9*) to the crease who saw us all but home when Jono fell for 39. We won the by 5 wickets with extras giving us a helping hand to the total. Solihull Municipal await us in the next round.