Ashes Tour 2006
Sunday, 17th July - Woodford Park, Woodley
It was finally time for the battle of the boards, as the newly formed Shrimps XI took on the Hobnob XI in an entertaining afternoon's cricket.
Scroll down for the official scorecards, and action photos from the day:
Hobnob XI won the toss and elected to bat.
Dan c Aggro b Memories of India 0
Compo c ? b Tiam 4
Ayjaydee st Aggro b Taylor 28
Stuart c ? b Potter 14
Schards c Aggro b Taylor 0
Rooster c&b Memories of India 7
Mini Compo c Scrooge b Joe 0
Andy RFC not out 1
Dave M c&b Taylor 7
I'm Mad c Aggro b Taylor 0
Cash c Aggro b Joe 0
Extras (1b 20w 1nb) 22
TOTAL 83 all out
Super Kevin Bremner b Dan 0
Scrooge c&b Schards 12
Potter not out 15
Aggro c ? b DaveM 16
Memories of India not out 16
On The Pool Table
Extras (2b 21w 2nb) 25
TOTAL 84-3 (11 overs)
SHRIMPS XI WIN BY SEVEN WICKETS
On The Pool Table c ? b ? 6
Joe not out 2
Tiam not out 41
Extras (4b 2lb 19w) 25
TOTAL 74 for 1
Cash c Potter b Tiam 5
I'm Mad c Memories of India b Aggro 0
DaveM c Aggro b Joe 20
Andy RFC b On The Pool Table 1
Mini Compo b 5p Thrower 1
Rooster c Scrooge b 5p Thrower 0
Schards not out 14
Dan not out 9
Extras (1b 16w) 17
TOTAL 67 for 6
SHRIMPS XI WIN BY SEVEN RUNS
Everyone's ready for the first ball of the day
After a top knock of 28, Ayjaydee is finally dismissed by one of Taylor's famous "cloud balls"
The Shrimps XI get ready to take on Hobnob's total of 83 from the 20 overs.
Potter gets ready for a Boycott-style innings, which saw him race on to six runs after the first seven overs.
Aggro is dismissed by DaveM after one slog too many...
...and gets back to the pavillion unhappy that he didn't stick around to see Shrimps to victory
New batsman Memories of India takes strike
The hobnobbers are in disbelief as the Shrimps XI take their bowling apart
Dan tries a bit of sledging as Potter takes Shrimps close to victory, eventually making a valuable innings of 15 not out...
... although he's nearly out after acrobatics by the hobnob wicket keeper
Hobnob captain Dan throws everything into his last over...
... but he can't stop Shrimps claiming victory, and celebrating with a pint or two during the second match
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