Chiswick win to gain narrow lead

Chiswick & Latymer Cricket Club regain top spot in division


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Chiswick and Latymer 1st XI regained top spot in division 2A of the Morrants Thames Valley League with a fine team performance against Burnham on Saturday.

Batting first on a tricky pitch, Chiswick scored 219-9, Bruce Frederick top scoring with 56. Hussan Abbas lead the way for Burnham with 76, before being dismissed by Frederick, who picked up 2 further wickets to cap a fine match. 25 points for Chiswick and a 2 point lead in a very tight division.

Chiswick and Latymer 2nd XI picked up valuable points in a draw against Odiham and Greywell. Shibu Chacko made his first hundred for the club (108), with good support from skipper Matti Watton (50) in Chiswick’s total of 299-8. Both sides pushed for the win, Luke Redman taking 5 wickets, and Odiham ending only 27 runs short at the end of the 48 overs.

Meanwhile, Chiswick 3rd XI kept their promotion hopes alive with a 3 wicket win at Chalfont St Peter, a century partnership for the seventh wicket between skipper Toby Clarke (52) and Craig Tucker (56*) seeing Chiswick home. The 4th XI drew against Teddington Town, with Aaron Sheikh (65) and Alex Brown (51) starring with the bat. The 5th XI had a 23 run loss at Farnham Common.

Saturday – Morrants Thames Valley League

Division 2A: Chiswick & Latymer 1st XI 219-9 (Bruce Frederick 56) Burnham 1st XI 188 (Hussan Abbas 76) Chiswick win by 31 runs

Division 3B: Chiswick & Latymer 2nd XI 299-8 (Shibu Chacko 108, Matti Watton) Odiham & Greywell 1st XI 272-8 (Luke Redman 5-61) Match Drawn

Division 5B: Chalfont St Peter 2nd XI 240 -7 (James Mallinder 126*) Chiswick & Latymer 3rd XI 241-7 (Craig Tucker 56*, Toby Clarke 52) Chiswick win by 3 wickets

Division 6B: Chiswick & Latymer 4th XI 222 (Aaron Sheikh 65, Alex Brown 51) Teddington Town 177-7. Match drawn

Division 7B: Farnham Common 142, Chiswick & Latymer 119. Farnham win by 23 runs.


August 1, 2006