U15′ Reds have that away day………at last

Following Tom Lister’s tactical master class of relieving Udall senior from his team manager duties the team was picked for the match against Frecheville. Tom did not have the problem of getting players to turn up…quite the opposite. On to the game, T Hancock and J Lister opened with Jonny at 3 (me thinks pressure was put on J Lister to open, no guesses as to who it was eh Jon) With the score on 12 the first wicket fell, this had jonny coming to the crease (having a point to prove to Udall senior, who had beat his score on Saturday …..Chin up son).
Both Tom and Jon played some nice shots around the ground both giving the opposition one chance to send them back. Tom retired on 51 and he says he cant bat!! Jonny followed later on 34. The final score being 119 for 3.
We were half way there now we needed to put on a good fielding display, we needed an early wicket to put the pressure on,this arrived as they reached 25, followed by a brilliant catch from Charlie Webber diving to his left, how he saw the ball through that mop of hair beats me. Frecheville were keeping up with the run rate and starting to build a partnership but on 77 they lost a wicket and again on 84. No bowler went for more than 20 and that was a credit to line and length and the sharp fielding, drop catches loose matches they did we didn’t.
Well done it was a good game to watch and everyone pulled together? Any positions available for an ex U15 manager.

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