Berkshire Cricket League Round-Up: Divisions 4 and 5By Jonathan Low
August 29, 2012
Sonning 3rd eased past Hawley by nine wickets in Division 3, claiming 35 points in the process.
Hawley were dismissed for 64 and Sonning lost just the one wicket in reaching their target.
Gary Shacklady’s 83no helped CATCLIFFE WAY secure a winning draw with TWYFORD.
Shacklady’s side scored 222-5, but it was not enough for victory as Twyford came agonisingly close to their target, finishing on 212-9.
SANDHURST 2ND’S game with WARFIELD had to be abandoned after 25 overs, while WALTHAM ST. LAWRENCE were awarded 30 points as Rusilip Victoria 2nd were unable to raise a side for their game.
Ramesh Ramasamy took outstanding figures of 5-5 for Sulhamstead 3rd as they beat CROWN WOOD 2ND in Division 4.
Crown Wood opted to bat first and made 138, including 51 from Chris Alwright.
Martin Booth then hit a half century as Sully edged to the win, for the loss of eight wickets.
SHINFIELD 2ND defeated Purley 3rd by eight wickets in a rather one-sided game.
Aditya Todi took 4-11 as Shinfield shot Purley out for 72, while Graham Eames, Sudhir Nair and Duncan Roberts took two wickets apiece.
Shinfield reached their target with eight wickets to spare, Dave Aust top scoring with 31.
The matches between KNOWL HILL and EMMBROOK AND BEARWOOD 2ND, and Stratfield Turgis 2nd and Welford Park 2nd were both abandoned.
Bradfield 2nd were awarded 30 points after opponents WALTHAM ST LAWRENCE 3RD were unable to raise a side.