Cricketer On The Field In Action


Ventnor Cricket ClubVentnor have fallen to 3rd place in the Southern Premier League Division 1 after a 4-wicket defeat to leaders Rowledge on Saturday (18th June).

Ventnor won the toss and elected to bat.

Rob Snell was the 1st Ventnor wicket to fall, caught off the bowling of Wish for 16. Dineth Thimodya was the next batsman to go, clean bowled by Ollie Baker for 14. Opener Umar Tarar made 21 before he was clean bowled by Forbes.

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Martin Blackman – batting at No 4 – top scored for Ventnor with a knock of 50 before being caught off the bowling of Baker. He was assisted by Ross Whyte, who made 46 before falling lbw to Harvey.

Ventnor then suffered a couple of unfortunate run outs with Hugh Calloway falling for 14 and captain Ben Woodhouse run out for 19.

The Ventnor tail failed to wag with Charlie Calloway (6), Zeph Wells (8), and Will Mew (0) all failing to make an impact.

Ventnor 208 all out (49.3 overs)

Ventnor made short work of the Rowledge openers with Ricky Yates caught off the bowling of Hugh Calloway and Harvey trapped lbw by Zach Wells. Zach also clean bowled Rowledge No 3 Jake Wish for a duck.

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Ollie Baker was the 4th Rowledge wicket to fall, trapped lbw by Thimodya for 23. He was soon followed by Le Roux, clean bowled by Charlie Calloway for 41. Ollie Ryman was then caught by Thimodya off the bowling of Hugh Calloway.

Rowledge made certain of victory with a 7th-wicket partnership between Ryan Littlewood (59 not out) and David Lloyd (25 not out) to surpass the Ventnor total with 3 overs to spare.

Rowledge 210/6 Ventnor 208 all out Rowledge won by 4 wickets

Ventnor’s defeat leaves them in 3rd place in Southern Premier Division 1, 18 points behind Rowledge.

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