Report of week ending 7 May

Two wins and four defeats for the Saturday League sides.

T Rippon Mid Essex Premier Division.  The 1st XI entertained Springfield 1st XI who batted first and scored 228-3 in their 45 overs with a number of catches being dropped allowing the batsmen to settle into high scoring innings. Only three Rayleigh players, Matt Gilmore (24), Ben Francis (22) and Ian Turnbull (20*) offered any resistance to accurate bowling and the innings subsided to 107 all out.

T Rippon Mid Essex League Division 2.  The 2nd XI travelled to Havering-Atte-Bower 1st XI and batting first totalled 249-6, Steven Lynch (87) and Kalpesh Patel (43) leading the scoring. The home side were bowled out in the 43rd over for 222, skipper Chris Frost taking 5-38, Kalpesh Patel 2-21 and Dan Frost 2-48.

T Rippon Mid Essex League Division 5. The 3rd XI were at home to Little Waltham 2nd XI and batting first scored 184-10, Colin Mayor (41) and Darren Smith (32) top scoring.  The visitors were bowled out for 99 with James Wratten taking 3-18, Nick Green 3-31 and Mike Law 3-35.

T Rippon Mid Essex League Division 7. The 4th XI went to Woodham Mortimer 2nd XI and scored 180-9 in their 45 overs, Matt Bumpus (64) and Steve Gosling (33). The home side passed this target for the loss of 5 wickets in the 38th over.

T Rippon Mid Essex League Division 8.  The 5th XI entertained Chignal who scored 223-5 in their 40 overs. In reply Rayleigh were bowled out for 164, Phil Hammond (47*) and Richard Verrinder (42) leading the scoring.

Rippon Mid Essex League Division 10.  The 6th XI travelled to play St Johns Billericay 2nd XI, who batted first and scored 223-5, Lee Harding taking 3-60.  An early unfortunate accident to one of the Rayleigh batsmen unsettled the team and they were bowled out for 33.

Beaumont Seymour Women & Girls Cricket League.  Great Waltham scored 111-3 in the 20 overs. Rayleigh passed this score for the loss of 2 wickets in the 18th over with Rebecca Holyoak (28*), Kelly Castle (27*) and Louise Harmsworth (20).


Under 15 SEDCB Peters Cup. Leigh on Sea the batted first and scored 111-3, Jess Walker taking 1-7, Elliott Ward 1-11 both off 3 overs and Adam Sullivan 1-16 off 4 overs. In reply Rayleigh scored 113-3, Toby Turner scoring 38 and Jess Walker 31*.  


Under 11 SEDCB East League. Rayleigh Eagles 276-11 net score 221.  Leigh on Sea 352-4 net score 332.         Leigh on Sea won by 111 runs.


Under 11 SEDCB East League. Rayleigh Wyverns 239-8 net score 199.  Old Southendians & Southchurch 301-0 net score 301.  Old Southendians & Southchurch won by 102 runs.

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