Sheffield Collegiate First XI vs Hull YPI First XI Yorkshire League Round 3

Picture the scene, the opposition, chasing down 240 on a ground with a quick outfield are off to an ok start, 26 fer 1. The opener is starting to time the ball nicely and has progressed to 16 off 23 balls. Jason Derulo bowls a full slower bowl which deceives him and he spoons it in the air back over Jasesโ€™ head; the cry of catch it reverberates around the sparse, cold field. Mid on turns and starts to sprint after the ball, the wind rushing through his hair; the ball starts to drop, it looks like the batsmen may have got enough on it… But wait, the fielder leaps backwards, reminiscent of a beached whale trying to get back to the safety of the sea. He unfurls his hands and arches his back to gain those few extra inches. Time stands still.

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Here are the “Top 10” bowling performances for 2009

Here are the “Top 10” bowling performances for 2009 Top 10 Bowling Figures – All Teams – 2009 7-26 Mark

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Top 10 Innings – All Teams and each team – 2009

Here are the “Top 10” innings for all teams and then for each team for the year 2009. Top 10

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The Usual Suspects – All 35 of them

By my reckoning 35 players represented the Academy this season. Please shout up if you have been overlooked. Here is my take on to the individuals concerned. Don’t look now if easily offended!

Andy Simpson, The Optician. An able Vice Captain. I think that is how Nina described him! He has been invaluable as a relatively senior player (26!). Despite having to work Saturday mornings he has always arrived on time and for the early part of the season performed the duties of Treasurer with an efficiency that Malcolm Glazer would admire.

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Teams for 29/30/31 August

Yorkshire League

League game vs. Hull (Home) on Sat 29 Aug at 12h00. Meet at Club 10h45.

  1. N. Gaywood
  2. W. Root
  3. J. Colton
  4. M. Root
  5. C. Wall
  6. A. Patmore [w/k]
  7. M. Thompson
  8. N. Khan
  9. K. Nayager
  10. B. Watson
  11. M. Dixon [c]

Scorer: A. Varley

S.Y. Premier

League game vs. Houghton Main (Away) on Sat 29 Aug at 12h30. Meet at Club 10h30.

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Teams for the weekend 27/28 June

Yorkshire League

League game vs. Rotherham (Away) on Sat 27 June at 12h00. Meet at Club 10h15.

  1. N. Gaywood
  2. W. Root
  3. C. Wall
  4. E. McKenna
  5. D. Adams
  6. A. Patmore [w/k]
  7. N. Khan
  8. K. Nayager
  9. J. Jones
  10. M. Dixon [c]
  11. B. Watson

Scorer: H. Brebner

S.Y. Premier

League game vs. Tickhill (Home) on Sat 27 June at 13h00. Meet at Club 11h45.

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1st continue recent good form with win at Hull

Sheffield Collegiate recorded their fourth victory in five games with a fine five wicket win away at beautiful Hull. On a hot and humid day, Hull won the toss and elected to bat first on a bit of a pudding. With Kam doing all sorts with the ball at one end, and Josh Jones, opening the bowling for the first time, showing plenty of promise at the other, Hullโ€™s decision to bat first began to look misguided. The pressure finally told, Kam taking two wickets, one thanks to Kuram who brilliantly took a skier. This was followed by a brilliant run out by Billy Root.

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