MWL S6 = Mid Wesses League - Super 6
MWL S11 = Mid Wessex League - Super 11
F = Friendly
T = Tourists
Sun 25th April v Yeovil CC (Away) - MWL S6
Yeovil CC (165 for 8 wkts) beat Broadwindsor CC (162 all out) by 2 wkts
Broadwindsor CC opened their season with a narrow 2 wicket defeat at Yeovil in the Mid-Wessex League on Sunday. Despite fielding a weakened side and being a man short the villagers battled hard and almost pulled off a surprise victory. On winning the toss and electing to bat, Broadwindsor collapsed to 40-5 on a pitch of variable bounce, but were rescued by a superb knock of 83no from Tom Goatley. Skipper Ade Phillips struck a patient 31 in a century partnership to push the total to a respectable 162. In reply Yeovil raced to 51-1 and looked to be cruising to victory but a fine spell of bowling from 14 year old Jack Ronan, who took 4 for 24 from 6 overs, pegged Yeovil back, but eventually they sneaked home with 2 wickets and 3 overs to spare.
Sun 9th May v Queen Camel CC (Away) - MWL S6
Abandoned due to rain - Broadwindsor CC (216 for 4 wkts) beat Queen Camel CC (96 for 2 wkts - revised target 109 from 20 overs) by 12 runs
Broadwindsor picked up 16 points in winning a tight tussle at Queen Camel on Sunday. After losing the toss and being put in the villagers racked up a fine 216-4, thanks mainly to Chris Park (88) and Ross Baker (70) who added 145 for the second wicket. In reply Queen Camel reached 96-2 off 20 overs, the wickets falling to Baker and Stafford-Smith. The steady rain finally forced the players off and the calculators decided the result.
Sun 6th June Captain's XI v Chairman's XI (Home) - F
Captain's XI (204 for 6 wkts) beat Chairman's XI (193 for 8 wkts) by 11 runs
Broadwindsor CC celebrated the purchase of their ground with a Captain’s XI versus Chairman’s XI game on Sunday. After being inserted the Captain’s XI racked up 204-4 off their 30 overs with good contributions throughout the order. AdeWaddington 25, Chris Park 21, Ross Baker 20, Joe Hawkins 35, Toby Pattemore 46 and Henry Everitt 24 all batted well. For the Chairman’s Xl former England test all-rounder Chris Lewis (32 caps) showed his class with 1-14 from six accurate overs. Lewis then opened the batting and struck a superb 69 with 11 fours and 3 sixes before being stumped off the bowling of young Paul Edwards. Tom Fowler stroked 46 as the Chairman’s XI made a fine start. Skipper Ade Phillips 2-26, Baker 3-36 and Park 2-16 pegged them back as the Captain’s XI sneaked home by 12 runs.