Sporting Alfas Cricket Club Sporting Alfas mid week v Harpenden C.C. on Thu 14 Feb 2008 at
Sporting Alfas Cricket Club Lost

Match report The Midweek XI welcomed back the first touring side of the season in the form of Harpenden CC, who were returning to the Costa Blanca for the tenth consecutive year. However, owing to the late arrival of the visitors from Luton due to airport delays, the game did not start until 1.30pm and was reduced to 35 overs.

On a chilly, overcast day, the home side won the toss and elected to bat first. A tight burst from the openers reduced SACC to 25-4 after 12 overs and it was left to makeshift middle-order batsmen, Taylor (29) and Perrins (45), to consolidate. Pegged back initially by accurate bowling and some exemplary sharp fielding, some lusty late blows took the score to within reach of respectability, but the pair were never sufficiently on top to enable a really challenging total to be posted. The pick of the visitors' bowlers were Roe, who finished up with 3 for 10 off 7 overs, and Darwin (1 for 4 off 5).

Despite a miserly opening spell from Lewis (1 for 17 off 6), the Harpenden batsmen made short work of the meagre target, romping home with 13 overs to spare for a deserved six-wicket victory.

Sporting Alfas Cricket Club Sporting Alfas mid week Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
for 6 wickets

(0.0 overs)
Kevin Laundon Bowled  9
Colin Hall Caught  2
Ben Marriner Bowled  0
Phill Pennick Bowled  10
Paul Taylor Caught  29
Ian Perrins Run out  45
A.N. Other Bowled  1
Mudassar Yousaf Not Out  1
Stephen Lewis  
Peter Packiam  
Jeff Bellis  

Harpenden C.C. Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
No records to display.

Harpenden C.C. Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
for 4 wickets
111 (0.0 overs)
I. Pasell Caught  14
C. Sproloson Caught  14
N. Howard Caught  17
D. Whiteley Not Out  20
L. Davies Caught  29
M. Fettis Not Out  8

Sporting Alfas Cricket Club Sporting Alfas mid week Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Phill Pennick5.0124124.004.80
Stephen Lewis6.0117117.002.83
Ian Perrins4.0017117.004.25
Paul Taylor4.0025125.006.25
Mudassar Yousaf2.001200.006.00
Ben Marriner1.00900.009.00