This weekend the 1st XI and 2nd XI played against Pulbourough CC with the 1st XI travelling away and the 2nd being at home. The 3rd XI faced Steyning 3rd XI and the Sunday 2nd XI managed to play almost a whole game against Angmering CC.
The 1st XI, won the toss and elected to bowl first and got off to a great start with stand in captian James Iago taking the wicket of their opening batsman with the first ball of the game. However, Pulbourough then built a large second partnership before Graham Manser dismissed their number 3. Findon then picked up 3 quick wickets with a seamingly weak middle order before their 7th batsman hit a quickfire 60 odd. Their stand out opening batsman Rohan Jagota scored 98, before Owen Cave took an important catch on the boundary. Pulborough managed to get up to 219- 8 off just 47 overs before declaring. Wickets- James Iago 3, Graham Manser 3 and Harry Metters 2.
Findon were reasonably confident about chasing the target, however we only managed to score 165-9 off our 53 overs. Dan Bridson was the most solid batsman scoring 45* of 97 balls as he held the innings together preventing Findon from a 2nd successive defeat. Felix Jordan and Bradley Bridson also scored 30 and 25 respectively. >>>>>>> http://findon.play-cricket.com/scoreboard/scorecard.asp?id=11362130
Findon 2nd XI also won the toss and decided to bowl first. Pulbourough scored 156 all out with Steve Chapman picking up 3 wickets and 6 other bowlers picking up a wicket each aswell as a run out. Findon were then in a strong position chasing this when at 93-2, however Findon then collapsed to131 all out. Andy Boxall score 47. >>>>>>>>>>> http://findon.play-cricket.com/scoreboard/scorecard.asp?id=11362343
Like the other 2 sides, Findon 3rd XI also won the toss and elected to bowl. Steyning scored 196 all out with both Matt Spokes and Bradley Beale picking up 4 wickets. Findon were also in a good position chasing it down at 150-6, however also collapsed to 165 all out. Jason Nicholls scored 76 with Josh Stephens scoring 30. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>> http://findon.play-cricket.com/scoreboard/scorecard.asp?id=11372414
Somehow the Sunday 2nd XI managed to play a total of 49 overs. Findon batted first scoring 178-5 off 29 overs before declaring with Graham Manser scoring 103 not out of 90 balls. Jon Flower also scored 36. Angmering were then 78-4 in reply after 20 before the game was finally abadoned for rain. Bradley Roberts picked up 2 of these wickets. >>>>>>>>>>> http://findon.play-cricket.com/scoreboard/scorecard.asp?id=11573923