Sunday 2nds travelled to Griff & Cotton with a young side to play against their veteran players. Walmley won the toss and chose to bat. We lost an early wicket of Arun Kalsi when score was 8. In came Walmley captain who put together a steady partnership of 89 runs with Dhruv for the 3rd wicket and Walmley was scoring a run a ball before Ram fell for an attacking 44 off 40 balls. Dhruv played a sensible innings and fell for 39. Wickets fell at regular intervals following 3rd wicket. Amaan (17) and Alex (24 not out) ensured Walmley reaching 190 for 8 wickets which proved to be a decent score on a slow wicket.
Oliver (4 overs 1 maiden for 14) & Corey (5 overs 15 for 1 wicket)opened the bowling attack against their strong batting line up. Corey struck early by getting the big hitter. Dhruv created second wicket with a brilliant direct hit runout with one stump to aim at from mid off. Then came Kian and Alex spell with Kian getting 2 of their top order batters (5 overs 15 for 2 wickets) , and Alex taking 4 for 10 in his 8 overs. Yohan finishing the tail enders with 2 wickets for 14 runs with Walmley finishing the game with a 114 run win.
By: Aravind Ram