Berkshire Cricket League Round-UpBy Adam Lee
September 05, 2012
Woodley are Division 1 champions after grabbing another 30 points without raising a bat.
Opponents Goring failed to raise a side to face them.
Bottom side Shinfield were on the end of a crushing defeat by Stratfield Turgis, who totalled 212-6. Shinfield were all out for only 163 in reponse.
Checkendon were dismissed for 174 and Farley Hill could only muster 139-9 from as many overs.
Mortimer West End snatched the league title from under the noses of West Reading.
The top-of-the-table rivals met and West Reading collapsed to a miserable total of 66 all out in the face of hostile bowling.
The Mortimer club lost only one wicket in reaching the winning target, finishing on 67-1.
Bottom club South East Reading pulled off a an emphatic victory over fellow strugglers Crown Wood. Zaheer Abbas' innings of 48 saw SER amass a total of 178 all out with Raja Rafaqat taking 4-26.
In reply, Crown Wood crashed to 143 all out even though Ravi Godbole hit a defiant 46.
The victory earned South East Reading a precious 34 points.
BCS Grosvenor easily swept aside Sandhurst.
Although Saj Abbasi took 4-26, Grosvenor still hit 165 in their innings.
Sandhurst crumbled to 85 all out in reply with Hamid Sana taking 6-23.
Second-from-bottom Mortimer West End inflicted a 76-run defeat on Emmbrook & Bearwood in Divison 2.
The Mortimer side set their opponents a target of 175, but Emmbrook succumbed were dismissed for 99.
BCS Grosvenor 2nd also found it hard going against Crowthorne, who talled up a score of 304-5 with Joe Davies (84), Jeff Cluett (92no) and Anthony Cluett (62) helping themselves to a feast of runs.
The Grosvenor side sank to 128 all out in response with Terry Charles taking 4-26.
Leaders Waltham St Lawrence came a cropper as West Reading 2nd beat them by 38 runs.
West Reading totalled 254 all out and in reply Waltham St Lawrence reached only 216.
Paul Gearing hitting 70 and Stuart Nock 61.
Twyford sank to an eight-wicket defeat at the hands of Warfield in Division 3. A score of 177-8 by Twyford proved a relatively easy target for their opponents as they knocked off the runs for the loss of only two wickets.
Waltham St Lawrence 2nd similarly lost, this time by seven wickets.
A score of 125 all out never looked any where enough to prevent Hawley passing the target with only three wickets lost.
Emmbrook & Bearwood 2nd overcame Sulhamstead 3rd in Divison 4.
Sulhamstead won the toss and elected to bat and made 154-4.
Emmbrook & Bearwood knocked off the runs for the loss of six wickets with Nick Higson contributing 42.
Knowl Hill won the toss and batted against Crown Wood 2nd, scoring 176-6 with Liam Duffy scoring 66.
Their opponets crashed to 41 all out with Adam Brookman taking 5-21.
Shinfield 2nd forced a winning draw against Bradfield 2nd, winning the toss and making 213 all out with Adita Todi scoring 68. Bradfield could only hit 122-4 in reply.
Stratfield Turgis were gifted 30 points as Waltham St Lawrence 3rd failed to raise a side.