Category Archives: 1st XI Reports 2019

Longparish II v Wherwell (away, 18/05/2019)

KJM sponsored Wherwell CC travelled to Longparish II. Wherwell won the toss and opted to bowl.

Wherwell started well taking 2 wickets in the first 10 overs for 19 runs. Longparish dug in and rescued their innings to score 229 for 8. J Jackman top scored with 83 and was provided great support by G Kousseff who scored a tough looking 58. O Emslie was impressive with the ball taking 3 wickets for 44 runs. N Young carried on his form from the previous game with 2 for 21, they were backed up well by H Trebert (9o, 30r, 1w), S Turner (9o, 48r, 0w), R Skeates (3o, 10r, 1w) and A Gladwyn (4o, 20r, 1w).

Wherwell started off watchfully but lost both openers in the first 10 overs. M Cutts 35 and S Holloway 36 steadied the ship. A Gladwyn continued his form from the previous game with a well made 55. Longparish hit back Wherwell with quick wickets and squeezed the runs. However the main act came from O Emslie who had been playing like a man on a mission, with 3 required from the last ball of the innings, he smashed the ball into the stands for a 6 to win the game for Wherwell. O Emslie ended on 56 not out. G Taplin was the pick of the bowlers for Longparish with 2 for 29.

Longparish II v Wherwell (away, 19052019) – Innings of Wherwell
Longparish II v Wherwell (away, 19052019) – Innings of Longparish II

Chawton v Wherwell (away, 11/05/2019)

KJM sponsored Wherwell CC travelled to Chawton for the first game of the season. Chawton won the toss and opted to bowl under overcast skies and a green wicket.

Chawton started with 2 wickets in the first over, and ended Wherwell’s innings for 69. Only resistance coming from Alex Gladwyn who top scored with 25 not out.

Chawton chased the runs and finished the game off in 14 overs losing only 2 wickets. The only bright light for Wherwell came from Nathan Young taking 2 wickets in his first 2 balls of his spell.

Chawton v Wherwell (away, 11052019) – Innings of Wherwell
Chawton v Wherwell (away, 11052019) – Innings of Chawton