Thames Valley Cricket League Round-Up: Divisions 2 to 4By Jonathan Low
June 27, 2012
Isar Kayani claimed a hat-trick for Sonning as they defeated Boyne Hill by 27 runs in Division 2B.
Sonning were put in to bat and made 121 from 40 overs, but Kayani’s spell helped bowl Boyne Hill out for just 94.
Simon Mugava’s impressive all-round performance helped Eversley clinch a losing draw with Datchet in Division 2A.
Mugava took 6-42 as Datchet, batting first, made 239-8 from their 50 overs.
Eversley then recovered from 139-5 to claim maximum batting points by finishing on 201-7, which included 59 from Mugava.
Dan Marles’ 52 could not prevent Finchampstead 2nd from a nine-wicket defeat at the hands of Windsor.
Finch were dismissed for 152 after 49 overs, but Windsor eased to their target for the loss of just one wicket.
Five wickets and 69 runs from Adam Espirito proved to be in vain as Royal Ascot went down by 30 runs to Hayes in Division 3A.
Espirito’s 5-85 helped dismiss Hayes for 231, but the total was too much for Ascot, who could only make 201 from their innings, with Espirito top scoring with 69.
Wokingham 2nd secured a comfortable, eight-wicket victory over Teddington Town in their Division 3B game.
Teddington were put in to bat and made 220-8 from their 52 overs, with Stuart Hayter (4-90) making most impact with the ball.
Wokingham made light work of reaching their target by making 221-2 inside 40 overs, with Shashika Akuressa (61), Shashank Iyer (57) and Hayter (68) all making notable contributions.
Matt Brown’s 6-71 ensured Eversley 2nd overcame NPL Teddington in Division 4B.
Brown helped dismiss Teddington for 150, and Eversley knocked off the runs after 31 overs to win by six wickets.
Meanwhile, Hurst easily overcame lowly Bracknell.
Bracknell were dismissed for just 68 by in-form Hurst, who chased the runs down after 17 overs for the loss of just two wickets.