Oakfield Parkonians Cricket Club 4th XI v Gidea Park & Romford on Sat 11 May 2019 at 12.30
Oakfield Parkonians Cricket Club Won By 151 runs

Match report Playing its first league match of the season Parks entertained Gidea Park CC. On a damp pitch with overcast conditions, the opposition won the toss and asked Parks to bat first.

Parks opened with a new opening pairing of George Christian and Bhavik Trivedi with both players playing exceedingly well. From ball one, both batters went onto dominate the opposition with poise and aggression, and by doing so managed a 150 run partnership. First to be out was George who was caught for 62, and shortly followed by Bhavik who made a superb 109 which included 19 fours and a towering 6. With Parks innings curtailed from 45 overs to 41 due to rain, the follow on batsmen played for the team and moved Parks total to 217 for 7 before Parks declared in the 38th over. By declaring Parks had given them self an extra 3 overs to bowl at Gidea Park.

In reply, Gidea Park went about to play for a draw from ball one but Parks bowlers were determined to pick up a win. The bowlers bowled really well, keeping Gidea Park in check and under pressure throughout by chipping away at their wickets. In the end, against a determined opposition Parks were able to bowl them out for 76 in the 36th over. The wickets shared between Jigar Desia (13-3-24-3), Chetan Patel (7-3-6-3) and George Christian (3-0-12-3), and a superb runout by Samuel Varnes.

So Parks start the season with 25 points and sit pretty joint top of the summit. Another 17 wins, and we should be promoted­čśä.

Oakfield Parkonians Cricket Club 4th XI Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
6nb 8w 1b  
for 7 wickets

(38.0 overs)
George Christian Caught  62 7 1
Bhavik Trivedi Caught  109 19 1
Maran Mariyathas Run out  0 1
Sachin Fing Lbw  6 1 1
Amar Desai Caught  13 1
Gurmit Bhatia Bowled  4 1
Chetan Patel Not Out  13 1
Samuel Varnes Caught  4 1 1
Jigar Desai Not Out  1
Inderjit Singh  
Manicks Shankar   3

Gidea Park & Romford Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
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Gidea Park & Romford Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
for 10 wickets
76 (36.0 overs)

Oakfield Parkonians Cricket Club 4th XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Manicks Shankar6.012100.003.50
Jigar Desai13.032438.001.85
Chetan Patel7.03632.000.86
Inderjit Singh3.02700.002.33
George Christian3.001234.004.00
Gurmit Bhatia1.00400.004.00
Maran Mariyathas3.00500.001.67