Chiswick start new season with a big win
Chiswick & Latymer Cricket Club get summer season off to a flying start
Chiswick and Latymer got the new season underway with a big win against Bagshot at Whitton Park on Saturday. Playing in division 2A of the Morrants Thames Valley League, this was the perfect way to start the push for promotion to Division 1. Wes Van der Berg scored an impressive 128 not out in Chiswick’s imposing total of 262-7. In reply Bagshot were all out for 160, Sunni Singh starring with the ball, taking 7 for 66
Chiswick and Latymer 2nd XI, newly promoted to division 3B put up a good fight against Maidenhead and Bray, before eventually losing by 2 wickets. Nick Badman top scored for Chiswick with 73. The 3rd XI held on for a thrilling draw against Eversley 2nd XI I division 5B, with skipper Toby Clarke taking a wicket on the last ball of the game to leave both teams on 202. The 4th XI, also promoted last year, lost to Datchet 3rd XI by 8 wickets
Meanwhile, in the Fullers Sunday Old Boy League, Chiswick and Latymer had a good win against Old Emmanuel, Paul Piper top scoring with 43 in a good team effort chasing 220, to win by 3 wickets.
Saturday – Morrants Thames Valley League
Div 2A: Chiswick & Latymer 1st XI 262-7 (Wes. Van den Berg 128*) Bagshot 1st XI 160 (Sunni Singh 7-66) Chiswick win 102 runs
Div 3B: Chiswick and Latymer 2nd XI 204-6 (Nick Badman 73) Maidenhead and Bray 1st XI 205-8 Maidenhead and Bray win by 2 wickets
Div 5B: Chiswick and Latymer 3rd X1 202 (Aaron Sheikh 38, Shibu Chacko 38, Rob Saunders 7-50) Eversley 2nd XI 202-9 (Toby Clarke 3-61) Match Drawn
Sunday – Fullers Sunday Old Boys League
Old Emmanuel 220-8 (W Lewis 78), Chiswick and Latymer 224-7 (Paul Piper 43). Chiswick win by 3 wickets.
May 16, 2006