ILFORD v Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI on Sat 14 May 2005 at 11.30am
Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Won Won by 5 wickets

Match report Park got the season off to a fine start with a 5 wicket defeat of Ilford out playing their opponents in all departments. Park won the toss and soon had Ilford 2 down with Rhett Fielke and Waheed Khan each claiming an opening wicket dismissing Pathan and Chopra respectively. Rhett claiming his first premiership wicket having Pathan caught behing by debutant Jack Kliber. Waheed continued his impressive start to the season having Chopra caught by Russ Collard at 2nd slip. The return of Leigh Davey removed the always dangerous Diwan bowling him for 17.Kandola and Malik took Ilford to lunch at 121-3. Andy Churchill producing a magnificently controlled spell of bowling producing 21 overs for only 31 runs. Although wicketless his bowling partnership with Phil Goldstone reduced Ilford to almost shot less proportions. Parks fielding measured up to the asked standards and the pressure created by the bowlers was rewarded with fine catches by Leigh Davey, Rhett Fielke and Waheed Khan. Phil Goldstone returning figures of 2-26 and Waheed Khan returning to take 3-31 made sure Ilford finished on a low 189-8 off their 66 overs.
Needing a steady start Park lost Russ Collard out caught behind fo 12 with the total on 36. A fine partnership of 60 between Luke Baker and Andy Churchill was broke when Andy was out for 43. Luke followed soon after for a fine 31. Chris Collier and Rhette Fielke then produced a fine partnership of 65 before Rhett was run out for 31. Chris showing great maturity and growing confidence allowed partnerships to florish around him and slowly Park worked their way to victory. Greg Churchill was caught behind for 2 before Leigh Davey 18 not out and Chris Collier 37 not out saw Park home for a well deserved victory. A fine all round team success where everybody had an imput.

Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
for 5 wickets

(0.0 overs)
Luke Baker Stumped  31
Russell Collard Caught  12 1
Andy Churchill Caught  43
Chris Collier Not Out  37
Rhett Fielke Run out  31 1
Greg Churchill Caught  2
Leigh Davey Not Out  18 1
Jack Kliber   1 1
Waheed Khan   1
Waheed Khan  
Andrew Berry  

ILFORD Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy

ILFORD Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
for 8 wickets
189 (0.0 overs)
Chopra ct Collard b Khan Caught  7
Pathan ct Kliber b Fielke Caught  7
Diwan b Davey Bowled  17
Kandola ct Davey b Khan Caught  74
Malik ct Khan b Goldstone Caught  28
Sherif run out Run out  14
Azher st Kliber b Goldstone Stumped  7
Roy ct Fielke b Khan Caught  7
Taj Hussain Not Out  4
Mahmood Not Out  8

Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Rhett Fielke10.0145145.004.50
Waheed Khan11.0231310.332.82
Leigh Davey7.0135135.005.00
Andy Churchill21.033100.001.48
Andrew Berry 5.011500.003.00
Phil Goldstone12.0326213.002.17

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