Walmley lost the toss and were invited to bat first on a sunny Sunday at Eldon Drive.
We opened with Arun (57) & Pardeep (32) against their strong bowlers. Runs were not coming easily but we kept the run rate at 4 per over. A good 80 runs partnership between the openers before we lost Pardeep in the 17th over. We lost 3 wickets in 25th over and was in trouble at scores were 122/4. In came the retuning cricketer George Wilson(42 off 55 balls) who played a solid innings to ensure Walmley post 200 well supported by young players. We finished at 201/6
We opened our bowling attack with two young bowlers Oliver(3 for 13 off 5 overs) & Edward(1 for 10 off 5 overs). It was a great spell of first 10 overs getting 4 quick wickets at scores 14/4. Then In came their big hitter who took his time and started to smash all parts of the ground and scored a solid 75 off 78 balls, before getting bowled by George Wilson who took 4 wickets for 30 runs and finishing their-tail Enders. George was well supported by Luke Wilson (1 for 22 off 4 overs) & Salaar (1 for 30 off 4 overs) claiming one wicket each.
Walmley won by 55 runs.
By: Aravind Ram