Chiswick & Latymer keep promotion chances alive
Local cricket team keep in touch with division leaders
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
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