Tower Cavaliers v Regents
|Tuesday 28 June 2011, Victoria Park
Tower Cavaliers won by 33 runs
Tower Cavaliers won the toss and chose to bat first
Tower Cavaliers: 137 for 3 in 16 overs
Andrew DEADLY Dickson 37 n.o.
Cain KING Duncan 34
Steve McQUEEN Williams 30
Alkesh Solanki (LORD LUCAN) 11 n.o.
Simon(9 LIVES)Walsh 2-35 off 4 Bamos Bamos Esq..1-20 off 3
Regents: 104 for 6 in 16 overs
Jack (the RIPPER) Couchman 34
Simon(9 LIVES)Walsh 27
Alkesh Solanki (LORD LUCAN)2-24 off 3 Steve McQUEEN Williams 1-16 off 4
Maroof DARK KNIGHT Ahmed 1-8 off 1
Slip sliding away........Grey and gloomy evening......late start but 16
overs per side agreed by both captains to the gentle horror of the Legend of
VPCCL, President Bert. Toss won by Steve McQUEEN Williams, TCCC batted
first.....137 for 3 of the 16.
A good total considering the sheer vastness of pitch 3 and the length of the
grass. Regents did very well with to restrict TCCC to this total after the
speedy start given to TCCC by the KING, Duncan. Regents also fielded
When the Regents batters took to the crease......they all seemed to be
living charmed lives. TCCC REFUSED to take their chances (of which were a
plenty). In the end wickets were taken but Andrew DEADLY Dickson & the KING,
Duncan will be wondering whilst tucking into their bowl of porridge how they
managed not to take a single wicket between them.
Was it a anti-kiwi conspiracy or just the DUKE of Kenneth Marshall (LAW) and
Alkesh Solanki (LORD LUCAN) were having a shocker in the field akin to the
present ARSENAL goalkeepers.
Butter fingers is a term flayed around indiscriminately at times but
certainly apt in this instance. Bon Jovi were indeed very sharp when they
suggested SLIPPERY WHEN WET. Alkesh Solanki (LORD LUCAN) did manage to take
a catch off his own bowling and more peculiar that DUKE of Kenneth Marshall
(LAW) managed to hold onto one off the aforementioned LORD LUCAN's bowling.
Obviously only a coincidence dare I suggest.
To conclude the story, the DARK KNIGHT Maroof Ahmed took his maiden wicket,
clean bowling Donellen. The sands of time are certainly not running low for
this enigma, the DARK KNIGHT Maroof Ahmed.
Bravo to all - Regents, well played. And many thanks to the footballers who
were willing to share their fitness training with us all during OUR game.
After all without their considerate input it was very unlikely any of the 16
cricketers would have wanted to play cricket at all. After all FOOTBALL (or
soccer to the purists) is the national sport: spring, summer, autum and
winter - so sod everyone else. Hallowed be thy name.
Submitted by Alkesh Solanki of Tower Cavaliers