A disappointing week after last week’s successes and much improved availability with two wins and three defeats for the five Saturday League sides in action. Still not scoring enough runs in most teams with one notable exception this week.
T Rippon Mid Essex Premier Division. The 1st XI entertained Old Chelmsfordians 1st XI and elected to bat first. Four players scored 20 or more runs, Dan Frost (33), Will Nolde (26), Jon Cook (24) and Jason Ox (22) but no one was able to build a big match winning innings and the side was bowled out for 151. Once again this did not seem to be a competitive score. However, the visitors fared even worse at the crease and from scores of 17-3 and 49-7 their innings ended on an all out score of 82, Shaun Du Plessis (4-29) and Ian Bryant (3-22) to give the 1st XI a win by 69 runs
T Rippon Mid Essex League Division 2. The 2nd XI travelled to play Ingatestone 1st XI who batted first and scored 213-9, Chris Frost taking 3-58. As with the 1st XI four players scored 20 or more, Mark Acraman (35*), Will Wheeler (24), James Ellis (24) and Andy Impey (20) but the innings closed on 171-8 to leave the side still looking for a first victory. Continue reading “Weekly report – 16th June 2019”