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Chiswick and Latymer keep in touch with the leaders in Division 2A of the Thames Valley League, with a draw against Kidmore End. Captain Clyde Scott led the way with a fine 130, supported by Wes Van den Berg (35) and Sunni Singh (38). With an impressive 294-9 on the board, Chiswick were looking to press for the 25 points. Despite good bowling from Kulli Bhatia (2-60) and Singh (3-61), Kidmore held out with 8 wickets down.

Chiswick and Latymer 2nd XI fell two runs short to Farnham Royal 2nd XI, despite a fighting knock of 55 not out by Simon Barnes. Farnham Royal set a total of 284-6, with debutant Josh Taylor picking up 2 wickets for Chiswick. Russell Bain (53) and Shibu Chacko (47) led the way for Chiswick, before Barnes almost brought a stunning win.

The 3rd XI pushed second place Slough hard before losing by 4 wickets, while the 4th XI had a boost in their title chase with a one wicket victory over leaders Datchet. The 5th XI went down to Marlow Park by one wicket despite Will Comery picking up 7-63

In the Fullers Sunday Old Boys league Chiswick lost by 40 runs to Old Tiffinians despite a superb innings of 99 by skipper Matti Watton.

Scores – Morrants Thames Valley League

Division 2A: Chiswick and Latymer 1st XI 294-9 (C Scott 130), Kidmore End 269-8 (M New 71, S Singh 3-61) Match Drawn

Division 4A: Farnham Royal 2nd XI 284-6 (D Simpson 69, J Taylor 2-59) Chiswick and Latymer 2nd XI 282 (S Barnes 55*, R Bain 53) Farnham Royal win by 2 runs.

Division 4B: Chiswick and Latymer 3rd XI 177 (A Wadhra 35, M Shepherd 6-64) Slough 3rd XI 180-6. Slough win by 4 wickets

Division 7A: Datchet 3rd XI 251-8 (J Farnon 61, A Singh 4-50) Chiswick and Latymer 4th XI 255-9 (J Dhillon 89, T Clarke 48*) Chiswick win by 1 wicket

Division 7B:, Chiswick and Latymer 5th XI 196-9, Marlow Park 3rd XI 197-9 (W Comery 7-53) Marlow Park win by 1 wicket

Fullers Sunday Old Boys League

Old Tiffinians 301-8 (R Jagota 115, L Redman 3-58) Chiswick and Latymer 1st XI 261-7 (M Watton 99) Old Tiffinians win by 40 runs.


July 21, 2005