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Midweek SMS – 02.06.10

Firstly, thank you to everyone who came and enjoyed another wonderful Presidents Day 6-a-side competition. The tournament was won by our Under 19 side; Luke Harris with the winning delivery in the bowl-out final. Hope to see you again next year.


Many of you will have seen the new covers over the weekend, this is a fantastic addition to the club and will hopefully benefit everyone. It is important that they are looked after appropriately. When removing the covers, please push them towards St Gabriels (changing room in the middle) and into a corner of the field unless otherwise instructed by the groundsmen.


Subscriptions are due by 31 May. Your club costs over £200 per day to run throughout the year and your support is key. The membership fee for 2010 is £180 (£90 for students / unemployed) – please contact Wayne or Barty or Roddie Bell to arrange payment asap.
Members will be given priority.

If you require BACS details, they are below:
Account name: Streatham & Marlborough CC
Bank: Barclays, SOUTHWARK Branch
Sort Code: 20-80-57
Account Number: 80617997
Ref: Subs (Initial & Surname)

If you could also send an e-mail response to me saying that you have arranged the transfer, i will forward to the appropriate people.


I have a limited amount of hoodies left, please see me after the game on Saturday if you want to purchase one.

Last weekends results:


Horsley and Send travelled down to a damp Dulwich in the last round of limited overs cricket. The pitch was protected by our newly acquired covers, yet some water still managed to sneak under. Stephens (68) and Thomas (34) both batted well to get us off to a good start and there were a number of good contributions throughout the order with no one getting beyond 30. SMCC ending 240 all out with 7.4 overs still remaining off the 50 permitted. The rain calculation meant that H&S required 187 to win off 32 overs.

McGill was right on the money from the first over and bowled a fiery spell to put H&S on the back foot. A large West Indian contigent was in attendance and were not shy in offering lots of advice as to how to play the barrage of short pitched bowling. McGill will tell you he got a four for, but by that, he means that he gottwo wickets and hit two batsmen on the lid… The balance of play swung between the two sides but with SMCC picking up wickets at regular intervals, it was Talbot (2-27) and Ilbery (3-31) who did the damage in the middle overs (though the skipper did try and undo all his good work with a rubbish over at the end…). H&S fell 15 runs short at the end, a decent all round performance from SMCC, but still lots of areas to work on. (D Ellis)

  • 1st X1 League position – Joint 5th / 10
  • 1st X1 League position – Joint 5th / 10

The 2nd X1 managed just 4 overs before the game was abandoned due to rain. Paul Cruttwell took like a duck to water in the wet conditions and managed to pick up 1 wicket and concede no runs in the 2 overs he bowled. He can’t wait to get back to the “road” at home.

  • 2nd X1 League position – 2nd / 10
  • No match report received
    3rd X1 League position – 9th / 18
  • No match report received
    4th X1 League Position – 4th / 10

Unfortunately the 5th X1 was called off on the morning of the game.
5th X1 League position – 9th / 9

Under 15’s

A hatrick (all bowled) by opening bowler Hughie Irmiger, ripped the heart out of the Burgess Park batting. Hughie finished with 4 -9 off 5 overs and was ably backed by Jamie Davorn at the other end. Jamie finished with 2 for 23 off his 5 overs. Tight bowling from Toby Dalton and Viren Patel backed by two run outs rounded off a disciplined performance in the field.

We knew we were missing the top order today and that the game was by no means over. Losing Ryan, run out off the first ball did not help. Tight bowling from C. Jerrom and R. Rethinsamy soon had us reeling at 13 for 4. Stan Barrett-Johnston played some nice shots in his 12 to get us to half way but much credit for our eventual win goes to the Patel brothers, Vinay (7) and Viren (10) who batted tightly to see off the openers. Hughie Irmiger then almost equalled his heroics with the ball by knocking five to get us agonisingly close. Then disaster, Hughie’s attempt to knock the ball back over the bowler’s head ended only in a catch and S&M 9 down. Young Duncan Talbot, making his debut and playing a year above his age strode to the wicket fearlessly. As it transpired the youngster did not have to perform heroics as the wicket had fallen at the end of the 16 and Jamie Davorn was on strike. The tall young bowler obviously delighted to be batting a whole place above his usual number 11 berth had a swish at the first ball as a sighter and smacked the second ball back over the bowler’s head for four to conclude a famous victory for S&M. Hard on Burgess Park for whom Charlie Jerrom finished with 3 for 10 off 5 and Ram Rethinsamy 2-12.

I am pleased for the boys as we had such a weakened team today. They deserved their victory (just) Many thanks to Gordon, Kirk, Kevin and Bhavin for their selfless work in helping me run the game. Two wins on the bounce in the league.

L Johnston
No reports received for Sunday’s or Monday’s fixtures.

This weekends games:

1st X1 home to Old Wimbledonians
2nd X1 away to Chipstead Coulsdon & Walcountians
3rd X1 away to Thames Ditton
4th X1 home to Epsom
5th X1 away to Dulwich

1st X1 TBC
2nd X1 TBC
Under 15’s home to Dulwich


Best of luck to all the sides.

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