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Saturday 1sts Romp Home to 10 Wicket Victory against Handsworth

The first XI took on Handsworth away this Saturday, 1st June. Winning the toss Walmley chose to bowl first. Handsworth got off to a bit of a flyer by trying to free their arms and got to 35 for the first wicket. This is where Fahim Jan turned the game on its head with a devastating period of 6 wickets in 13 balls reducing Handsworth to 42-6. From here Handsworth had a little bit of recovery with a couple of batsmen making it into the high teens, early 20s meaning they got up to a score of 99 all out in 33.4 overs. Fahim doing all the damage early and the 4 other bowlers with a wicket each. Special mention to Mo Sheikh who finished with figures 10-7-4-1?

In reply Walmley started strongly and never looked like losing a wicket with the openers Dan Bromley (49*) and Sammy Bhatti (51*) doing a brilliant job and seeing us home in just 15.1 overs. A comprehensive win for the 1st XI with some big games coming up.

For more images from the Handsworth match see the gallery at Paul Davies Photography.

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