Matching Green Cricket Club Matching Green 2nd XI v Stansted II on Sat 07 May 2011 at 1:30pm
Matching Green Cricket Club Lost by 13 runs

Match report After winning the toss for the second week running the visitors were asked to bat first on what looked like a damp pitch effected by some overnight rain. The pitch was quite spicy and Rob Jones proved quite a handful, especially after hitting the Stansted opener on the helmet second ball! Runs were hard to come by as Mark Wilson bowled well to support the firery Jones. Spinner Matt Hartnell once again proved difficult to score runs off and took another 3 wickets. Good support bowling from James Roos and Peter Liversidge ensured Stansted were restricted to 160 for 8 in their 45 overs.
In reply Matching Green got off the another bad start as Steve Byford fell second ball. A defiant 14 from the skipper steadied the ship but wickets continued to fall steadily. Some sensible batting again from Steve Hume (45) and some big hitting from Andy Monk (26) and Steve Parker (24) propelled Matching Green towards an unlikely win, but it was not to be as we fell just 13 short of the target.
One win and one defeat leaves the second team mid-table in Division 6 after two weeks.
Man of the Match Steve Hume.

Stansted II Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
for 8 wickets
160 (0.0 overs)
M. Burgoine ct  Roos, b. Jones 15
D. Roach lbw  b. Hartnell 43
M. Johnson b  Roos 35
J. Ayres b  Roos 3
M. Baldock b  Hartnell 0
K. Ayres b  Liversidge 15
C. Bidwell b  Hartnell 8
D. Powter b  Liversidge 1
J. Monk Not Out  7
S. Chambers Not Out  9
J. Prichard  

Matching Green Cricket Club Matching Green 2nd XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Rob Jones10.0132132.003.20
Mark Wilson10.042100.002.10
Steve Hume7.003600.005.14
Matthew Hartnell10.012036.672.00
James Roos6.0027213.504.50
Peter Liversidge2.00824.004.00

Matching Green Cricket Club Matching Green 2nd XI Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
for 10 wickets

(0.0 overs)
Steve Byford b  Chambers 0
Martin Figg ct  Burgoine, b. Powter 14
Peter Liversidge b  Chambers 6
Matthew Hartnell ct  b. Chambers 0
James Roos ct  & Bowled Chambers 11 1
Steve Hume lbw  Powter 45
Andy Monk ct  Chambers, b. Prichard 26
Steve Parker ct  b. Powter 24
Rob Jones b  Monk 1
Mark Wilson lbw  Roach 8
Oliver Moscow Not Out  5

Stansted II Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
S. Chambers10.041443.501.40
J. Monk9.0019119.002.11
D. Powter10.0234311.333.40
M. Burgoine5.003400.006.80
J. Pritchard7.0231131.004.43
D. Roach0.30111.002.00