Last unbeaten record falls in Surrey Twenty20 Junior Indoor Cricket League
The only remaining unbeaten record in the Surrey Twenty20 Junior Indoor Cricket League at Richard Challoner School was finally broken on Friday night.
Defeat for Wimbledon CC Under 13s against Tiffin School meant their impressive undefeated streak finally came to an end, and allowed Epsom CC to close the gap on the leaders at the top of the table.
It was the latter who got the evening underway and applied the pressure as they beat Thames Ditton CC Under 13s by 24 runs. Batting first, Epsom made 111 for 3 off their allotted 15 overs. Alex Minhinnick top scoring with 25, with a further 39 coming in extras.
In reply, Thames Ditton made 87 for 6 (all out) in 13.4 overs. Josh Protasuik top scoring for them with 20 and Oliver Lodge making 18, as Minhinnick also performed well with the ball taking 3 for 8.
Then came the defeat for Wimbledon CC Under 13s as they were beaten by three wickets by Tiffin School.
Wimbledon batted first and for once were bowled out for less than three figures, making 95 for 6 (all out) in 9.2 overs. Charlie Wolff top scoring for them with a fine 51, against the bowling of Abhijit Shidlagatta taking 3 for 34.
In reply, Tiffin reached their target in 10.3 overs. Ishan Baddipudi retiring on 26 and Matthew Cormack doing likewise on 25, and with 37 runs coming in extras, they reached 96 for the loss of three wickets to secure victory.
In the under 15 League, Wandgas CC recorded a useful four wicket victory over Tiffin School’s Under 14 team.
The latter batted first and made 122 when their last wicket fell after 11.5 overs. Despite extras topping the innings with 48 runs, Tim Jones made 36 and Matthew Cormack adding to a busy night with 33, against the bowling of Franco Dean who took 3 for 18.
In reply, Wandgas reached their target in 10.3 overs, losing two wickets in the process. Dean making 46 not out and Tom Lillywhite 25 not out to see the comfortably home.
Friday 12th February 2016
Under 13 League
6.00pm John Fisher School v Southborough High School
Under 15 League
7.10pm Tiffin School Under 15 v Ripley CC Under 14
8.20pm Tiffin School Under 14 v Southborough High School