MILDENHALL CRICKET CLUB 1st XI - Sat v Hadleigh on Sat 19 Apr 2014 at 1.00p.m.
MILDENHALL CRICKET CLUB Won Mildenhall won by 7 wickets

Match report Mildenhall Cricket Clubs 1s X1 began their 2014 campaign with a home fixture against Hadleigh .The conditions were dry and bright, and the visitor’s batted first. Hadleigh began positively scoring their first 20 runs in boundaries. They had reached 34 at a rate of 4 an over when James Holmes struck the first blow for the home side; he bowled M. Dias for 23. L Ibbs joined J. Davey and the pair took the Hadleigh score passed 50.With the wicket having a good dry surface captain Karl Holmes quickly turned to spin. Steve Lankester and Kobus Scholtz bowled in tandem as Hadleigh progressed to 73 for 1 in the 19th over. It was then that Scholtz with good flight trapped Davey (14) lbw. Scholtz then had Ibbs (36) well caught by James Holmes and then Lankester got in on the act when T.Pidington (0) was caught behind by Karl Holmes. Things got worse for Hadleigh when D.Manthorpe (0) was bowled by Scholtz with the score still on 82 and just 4 runs later P.Budd (0) was well stumped by Karl Holmes off Lankester. Hadleigh had been reduce to 86 for 6. K.Tanner and T.Rix added a further 31 .Tanner was finally caught by James Holmes off Scholtz He made 24. Some resistance continued by T.Rix (19) however he was adjudged lbw to Lankester and then S.Handley gave Scholtz his 5th wicket when attempted to hit over the trap laid by the home club and was caught at long off by Frannie Bester for 16. Duncan Fraser made a late debut and wrapped things up for Mildenhall when he bowled A.Milnes for 3 and Hadleigh were all out for 147. S.Lankester finished with 3 for 50 however the stand out performance was the clubs new coach Kobus Scholtz who claimed 5 for 42 off 14 overs.
Mildenhall soon suffered a setback when they batted. Both openers Adam Trett (3) and Frannie Bester (6) were back in the pavilion with just 10 on the scoreboard. Ben Shepperson was making a welcome return to Mildenhall following a winter in Australia and batting with Scholtz the pair survived a spirited spell of bowling from Tanner. Shepperson showed his intent and hit 8 boundaries including a 6 before being caught for 40 with the score on 81. Scholtz was then joined by Ryan Clark who had also wintered down under. Scholtz took control, dominating the partnership as the pair saw Mildenhall home. He made an unbeaten 68* including 13 boundaries while Clark gave solid support with 15 *. Mildenhall had gained 20 points for a seven wicket win obtained in just over half of their allotted overs.

Hadleigh Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
2nb 5w 1b 3lb 
for 10 wickets
147 (46.0 overs)
Josh Davey lbw  K Scholtz 14 68 53 2 26.42
Marlon Dias b  J Holmes 23 30 22 3 1 104.55
Luke Ibbs ct  J Holmes b K Scholtz 36 44 54 6 66.67
Thomas Pidington ct  K Holmes b S Lankester 0 9 3 0
Dominic Manthorpe b  K Scholtz 0 6 4 0
Paul Budd st  K Holmes b S Lankester 0 7 7 0
Kyle Tanner ct  J Holmes b K Scholtz 24 34 34 5 70.59
Tim Rix lbw  S Lankester 19 49 50 1 38.00
Sam Handley ct  F Bester b K Scholtz 16 35 32 2 50.0
Alex Milnes b  D Fraser 3 20 16 18.75
James Gilderson Not Out  1 3 4 25.00


Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
James Holmes7.0216116.002.29
Jamie Allen3.012000.006.67
Stephen Lankester15.0350316.673.33
Tom Allen4.001100.002.75
Kobus Scholtz14.044258.403.00
Duncan Fraser3.00414.001.33

Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
3nb 6w 6b 1lb 
for 3 wickets

(25.3 overs)
Adam Trett ct  P Budd b T Pidington 3 15 14 21.43
Frans J Bester b  K Tanner 6 11 7 1 85.71 1
Ben Shepperson ct  L Ibbs b D Manthorpe 40 48 35 8 1 114.29
Kobus Scholtz Not Out  68 85 69 13 98.55
Ryan Clark Not Out  15 41 31 1 48.39
Tom Allen  
Jamie Allen  
Karl Holmes   1 1
Duncan Fraser  
James Holmes   2
Stephen Lankester  

Hadleigh Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Kyle Tanner5.0120120.004.00
Thomas Pidington4.3121121.004.67
James Gilderson2.001400.007.00
Dominic Manthorpe5.0115115.003.00
Luke Ibbs2.002700.0013.50
Sam Handley4.003100.007.75
Paul Budd3.001300.004.33

  • Umpire :
  • Scorer :
    John Child