Newport Inn v. Woodgreen Sunday 11th August 2019
By Dave Naish
WCC travelled to Braishfield for their game against the Newport Inn. WCC welcomed Chris Williams
and Tom Yeldon
for their first games for the club and Jayme Underwood
was playing his first game of the season.
Newport won the toss and batted first on a dampish wicket. Despite losing an early wicket the scoreboard kept ticking over and the total was 145 for 7 off their 35 overs. Main contributors were Mike Golding (37), Derek Mansell (25), James Hardy (23) and Andy Briggs (21). All WCC bowlers performed well but Jason ( 3 for 20) and Jayme (2 for 10) were the pick. Chris got his first wicket for the club finishing with 1 for 4.
WCC's reply got off to a bad start losing Matt for 7 but a good 2nd wicket stand of 72 between Chris (39) and Ankit (39) set up the victory. Jason (41 no) and Jayme (10 no) saw the visitors home with 6 wickets to spare. Tom unlucky to get out to a brilliant one handed catch by Ian Ruddle!