Spencer CC ease through play-offs


Spencer CC are the third and final team from the Surrey ECB Men's Indoor Cricket League Outer section to make it through to the County Finals in January after victories in the final week of section play-offs.

Having beaten Old Tenisonians CC in the semi-final eliminator, the boys from Spencer beat long time leaders British Tamils Cricket League in the play-off Final to progress a stage further in the New Year.

British Tamils Cricket League had booked their place in the decider by beating Old Rutlishians CC by 40 runs in the first of the two semi-final eliminators.

Batting first, the Tamils made 86 for 6 (all out) with the final wicket falling on the penultimate ball of the innings; S Sornaraj top scored with 37 and Rajeevan Raveendran adding 22 in the face of Ross Trimmings taking 2 for 22

In reply, Old Ruts could only make 46 for 6 (all out) in 7.5 overs. Hussein Khan top scoring with 14 as Dinesh Poobalasingham took 2 for 17.

Spencer CC booked their showdown place with the Tamils by edging a close contest with Old Tenisonians by 6 runs.

Spencer batted first and made 75 for 6 (all out) in 11.3 overs. Cameron Ponsonby top scoring with the bat making 20 and his side were indebted to some 40 runs in extras in their total, as James Varney took 3 for 22 for the Old Tens.