Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI v SOUTH WOODFORD on Sat 20 May 2006 at 11.30am
Match was Drawn Draw 9 points

Match report A rain reduced match saw Park bat first on a damp and blustery day. The match was reduced to 44-36 over match. Park struggled early losing Chris Swainland 3, Andy Churchill 1 and were at 14-2, Russ Collard 11 went next with the score at 53. Barry Hyam showed great patience early and with Chris Hendriks 19 added 31 before Hendrik was out lbw. Mike Allen and Barry Hyam then added 72 in quick time as the momentum swung and was stepped up and South Woodford came under intense pressure as the runs flowed freely with some intelligent aggressive batting taking the game to the opposition. Hyam was finally out bowled by Garry Niecho 10 short of what would have been a fantastic 100 given the conditions and the situation. Allen went on striking the ball cleanl;y to all parts and completed his maiden 50 before falling for 52.Jack Kliber and Rudi Filmalter both added 9 each and Park were left on 204-7 from their 44 overs.
With 38 overs to bat Park kept it tight and South Woodford were soon falling well behind the required rate. Mike Allen removed Akram bowled for an aggresive 22. Waheed Khan fought valiantly into the wind showing fine control. Ryan Sammons welcomed back into the first team bowled well taking the valuable wicket of Akhtar caught behind by Chris Swainland for 19. Andy Churchill took over from Khan into the wind and showed great skill. The runs dried up and CHurchills control and patience bought him 3 wickets to destroy South Woodfords challenge. Chris Hendiks picked a caught and bowled to leave SW 68-6. The last 11 overs were failry uneventful as a South Woodford staved off Parks challlenge for a second ssuccesive victory bowling second. A keenly contested match saw a draw with Park picking up 9 valuable points and retain top spot some 9 points ahead of nearest rivals

Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
for 7 wickets

(0.0 overs)
Barry Hyam Bowled  90 1
Chris Swainland Bowled  3 1
Andy Churchill Lbw  1
Russell Collard Caught  11
Chris Hendriks Lbw  19 1
Mike Allen Bowled  52
Jack Kliber Run out  9
Rudi Filmalter Not Out  9
Phil Goldstone Not Out  0
Waheed Khan   1
Ryan Sammons  


Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy

Player name RMB4s6sSR
for 6 wickets
86 (0.0 overs)
R.Akram b M.Allen Bowled  22
M.Akhtar ct Swainland b Sammons Caught  19
K.Smith lbw A.Churchill Lbw  14
H.Quereishi ct Khan b A.Churchill Caught  2
H.Shirt ct Hyam b A.Churchill Caught  5
A.Nico Not Out  9
F.Ali ct & b C.Hendriks Caught  1
R,Browne Not Out  2

Gidea Park & Romford Cricket Club Saturday 1st XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Mike Allen8.0410110.001.25
Waheed Khan6.012600.004.33
Andy Churchill9.041033.331.11
Ryan Sammons4.0016116.004.00
Chris Hendriks5.0112112.002.40
Russell Collard4.02400.001.00