Stocks six seals promotion for Chiswick
Amazing last wicket stand sends team into Division 3
A six of the second to last ball of the game by Jason Stocks saw Chiswick and Latymer 2nd XI pull off an incredible victory and with it gain promotion to Division 3 of the Morrants Thames Valley League.
Chasing 228 to win against Stoke Green, Chiswick were struggling at 156-9, despite a fighting knock of 54 by Steven Rushworth. However sensible batting, mixed with some glorious shots saw Stocks (53*) and No 11 Trevor Woolley (21*) turn the game around, with Stock’s cleanly hit six sailing over the boundary, bringing wild celebrations from his team-mates.
Chiswick and Latymer 1st XI, safely in division 2A for another season, were defeated by Datchet, A half century from Wes Van der Berg and a five wicket haul for Brendan Williamson were the highlights for Chiswick
The Chiswick 4th XI also won promotion for next year, sealing second place in division 7A, by cruising to victory at Eversley. After bowling out the home side for 74, Jay Dhillon made 68 not out of 37 balls to ensure a 10 wicket victory. The 3rd XI, already relegated, had a morale boosting win over Windsor.
Scores – Morrants Thames Valley League
Division 2A: Datchet 1st XI 286-7 (Tim Alldis 145, Brendan Willimason 5-72) Chiswick and Latymer 1st XI 229 (Wes Van der Berg 65). Datchet win by 57 runs
Division 4A: Stoke Green 2nd XI 227-6 (M Akram 107) Chiswick and Latymer 2nd XI 228-9 (Steve Rushworth 54, Jason Stocks 53*) Chiswick win by 1 wicket.
Division 4B: Chiswick and Latymer 3rd XI 228-9 Windsor 2nd XI 155. Chiswick win by 73 runs
Division 7A: Eversley 4th XI 74 (Craig Tucker 4-15) Chiswick and Latymer 4th XI 77-0 (Jay Dhillon 68*) Chiswick win by 10 wickets
September 7, 2005