Sudbury CC, Suffolk 1st XI v MILDENHALL CRICKET CLUB 1st XI - Sat on Sat 11 Sep 2021 at 11:00

Match report Sudbury v MCC
As a match this was a non-event, so I shan’t bother reporting on it other than to applaud some personal performances, the first being Darren Ironside’s maiden century for Mildenhall CC. An innings without a blemish, nicely constructed in quick time (104 off 106 balls). This also promoted Darren to fourth in the league for number of runs scored in the season with a total of 686. Potts finished with 617 and Nic Smit with 577.
On the bowling front, Tristan and Rashy tore into the Sudbury batsmen and removed 7 of them in the first 10 overs. Sudbury lasted 17.1 overs before they were all out for 95, Tris getting 5 for 32 off 6 overs and Rashy 3 for 42 also off 6 overs. Luvvers and Cruiky shared the last two to wrap it up. It is also worth reporting that Darren Batch, who has been the scourge of bowlers over the years, got a golden duck. His bowling wasn’t bad though with 4 for 28 off 8.
This win meant we finished third in the league, which is testament to, not just individual performances, but to the whole team. Fielding performances were up there, as was team spirit and comradery which all contributes to the result, so well done everybody and let’s hope for the same next year if not even better. We had three bowlers in the league top 25, Tris with 22 wickets, Nic with 27 and Rashy, 33.
Finally, a fond farewell to Nic Smit who has done his bit brilliantly, both with the bat and the ball. We wish him well in his career back home and hope the British summer wasn’t too much of a downer for him.
Memories of the season (in date order):
Rashy’s six off the first ball of the innings against Horsford.
Rashy removing Batch and Huggins in successive balls against Sudbury.
Luvvers' timely 3 for 22 off 6 overs against Saffron Walden
Nic’s first century for MCC v Copdock
Luvvers’ and Cruiky’s winning last wicket stand against Gt. Witchingham
Potts’ century off 69 balls against Burwell & Exning.
Cruiky removing Comber with a corker v Frinton
Darren’s first century for MCC, against Sudbury.
And finally, Luvvers’ assessment of Potts’ power. “ I’ve never erd a ball 'it the sightscreen so quickly off the bat!”
Well done lads, I enjoyed the season despite the weather and look forward to next season with anticipation.

Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
6w 1b  
for 10 wickets
Jack Potticary b D Batch 21 14 5 150.0 3
Darren Ironside ct K Moulton-Day b P Sadler 104 106 11 3 98.11
Tristan Blackledge ct A Mansfield b D Batch 2 7 28.57 1
Nic Smit ct J Poulson b P Sadler 55 49 10 1 112.24
Tom Rash lbw D Batch 15 31 48.39
Tom Allen b S Cooper 18 33 2 54.55
Jon Allen b S Cooper 4 4 1 100 1
Ollie Lovejoy ct P Sadler b J Poulson 28 20 4 1 140.0
Matt Allen ct A Dellar b J Poulson 5 5 1 100
Jack Loveday ct P Sadler b D Batch 13 7 1 1 185.71
Alex Cruickshank Not Out  2 4 50.0

Sudbury CC, Suffolk 1st XI Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
James Poulson8.4065232.507.50
Darren Batch8.012847.003.50
Patrick Sadler10.0159229.505.90
Sean Cooper10.0042221.004.20
Thomas Lawrence7.005900.008.43
Alex Quin3.002000.006.67

Sudbury CC, Suffolk 1st XI Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
for 10 wickets
95 (17.1 overs)
Kenny Moulton-Day ct T Blackledge b T Blackledge 13 7 3 185.71
Alex Quin ct J Potticary b T Rash 10 13 1 1 76.92
Darren Batch b T Blackledge 0 1 0
Ben Parker lbw T Blackledge 0 2 0
James Poulson ct J Allen b T Blackledge 24 26 4 1 92.31
William Shropshire lbw T Rash 1 2 50.0
Adam Dellar lbw T Rash 1 5 20.0
Adam Mansfield lbw A Cruickshank 25 20 5 125.00
Patrick Sadler ct J Potticary b T Blackledge 1 7 14.29
Sean Cooper ct J Potticary b J Loveday 1 12 8.33
Thomas Lawrence Not Out  0 8 0


Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Tom Rash6.0042314.007.00
Tristan Blackledge6.013256.405.33
Jack Loveday3.0010110.003.33
Alex Cruickshank2.1011111.005.08

  • Umpire :
  • Scorer :
    John Child