March 2nd Xl v Godolphin
Saturday, July 14
With the Saturday 1st XI taking a rest day, the
2nd XI took centre stage at The Avenue and didn't disappoint, with a convincing
75 run win against Godolphin in CCA Senior League Division 2.
Opening batsman Nathan Oliver set the tone with
a half-century at the top of the order as March made 237-9 against the side who
beat them by 139 runs the previous week. Adam Conyard (43) and Ben Pyle (40)
also looked at ease at the crease.
The home attack was in a meaner mood after tea,
with Sam Clarke's 3-38 the pick of the bowling figures, as Godophin were
dismissed for 162.
March 2nd XI 237-9, 45 overs (Nathan Oliver
52, Adam Conyard 43, Ben Pyle 40), Godophin 162 all out, 41 overs (Sam Clarke
3-38, Dan Waltham 2-42, Chris Ringham 1-6, Ben Pyle 1-13, Matty Vail 1-25, Tommy
Man of the Match: Nathan Oliver
Skipper's verdict: It pleased me in the manner in which we
bounced back from last week. We had no World Cup distractions and were able to
concentrate with the bat.