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FCCL; Great Horwood beaten by Milton Keynes by 79 runs

Milton Keynes – 194 all out off 40 overs

Great Horwood – 115 all out off 29 overs

Great Horwood were beaten again on Saturday, this time at Milton Keynes by 79 runs & the bowling of Navshan Nakhwa who took six of the Horwood wickets.

Horwood won the toss and elected to field, but struggled to contain their hosts in the early overs, Nimesh Chavda made 44, Nick Hillman 22 and Neil Gordon 26 set Milton Keynes on their way, a couple of wickets fell before Grant Ebrahim hit 24 followed closely by Dan Ramsell with 19. Some great fielding towards the end saw three run outs and the home side finish on 194 all out, with Josh Nix, Simon Ridgway & Haydon Morrison all taking a brace of wickets each.

Horwood started their innings well, skipper Stuart Parker made 50 before being run out, Sam Willet reached 28 before being bowled, and at 58-1 then 84-2 things looked promising but Horwood collapsed, Josh Nix did make 16 but the remaining wickets failed to make double figures, 5 were out for ducks with Nakhwa taking the man of the match accolade for his figures of 6 for 28 off 9 overs, Brian Tompkins taking 3 wickets off 5 overs.

Milton Keynes took the 25 points whilst Horwood picked up 6, and face a trip this weekend to top of the table North Crawley.

Stuart Parker made 50 for Horwood

Match scorecard: http://4ccl.play-cricket.com/website/results/3368468

 

League table: http://4ccl.play-cricket.com/website/websites/view_division?id=78263

 

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FCCL; Great Horwood skipper has backing of Armi in search of first win

Great Horwood travel to Milton Keynes CC this Saturday in the FCCL Division One still looking for their first win of the season.

They welcome back a host of players including Josh Nix for his first game of the season, Robby Taylor who took 5 wickets including a hat-trick two weeks ago at Westcroft, Glyn Davies who has only appeared once since scoring 77 at Elstow, whilst vice captain Dale Armitage also returns.

Dale Armitage

Team 

S Parker (c)
A Armitage
D Armitage
G Davies
S Krajnk
H Morrison
J Nix
S Ridgway
R Smith (wk)
R Taylor
S Willet
The game at Milton Keynes has a 1.30pm start.
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Great Horwood beaten by New Bradwell

Great Horwood lost by four wickets on Saturday to New Bradwell, which leaves them second bottom in the Four Counties Cricket League Division One table and still seeking their first win this season.

Horwood won the toss and elected to bat, and were bowled out for 135 off 38.4 overs, Sam Willett top scored with 31, closely followed by an unbeaten 27 from Oliver Prendergast. Chris Wade weighed in with bowling figures of 4 wickets for 34 runs off 8 overs for Bradwell.

Olly Prendergast

Bradwell in return reached their target with the loss of six wickets, Kieran Lampard top scored with 52, while Prendergast finished with 3 wickets for 38 runs of 6 overs.

The match scorecard can be viewed here: http://4ccl.play-cricket.com/website/results/3368460

The table can be viewed here: http://4ccl.play-cricket.com/website/websites/view_division?id=78263

Horwood face a trip to Milton Keynes next Saturday.

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Great Horwood in store for Morrison return

Great Horwood host New Bradwell in the FCCL Division One on Saturday with a 1:30pm start.

Horwood welcome back spinner Haydon Morrison who has missed the first part of the season with a broken collar bone.

Haydon Morrison

They are though missing a host of players this week; Josh Nix, Glyn Davies, Robby Taylor and Dale Armitage are all unavailable.

Horwood team:

S. Parker (c)
A. Armitage
R. Smith (wk)
B. Harper
S. Krajnk
C. Mcstraw
H. Morrison
O. Prendergast
S. Ridgway
G. Saunders
S. Willet

On Sunday Horwood are due to travel to Stoke Green of the Thames Valley Cricket League in the National Village Cup 3rd round also a 1:30 start.

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