Broadwindsor Cricket Club

Broadwindsor CC Match Reports 2024

MWL = Mid Wessex League - 40 overs
F = Friendly
T = Tourists

All games 2.00pm start unless stated otherwise.

Sun 28th April v Chard CC (Away) - MWL
Cancelled due to wet weather.

Sun 5th May v Yeovil CC (Away) - MWL
Cancelled due to wet weather.

Sun 19th May v Milborne Port CC (Away) - MWL

Milborne Port CC (243 for 7 wkts) beat Broadwindsor CC (88 all out) by 155 runs
Broadwindsor finally got their MWL campaign underway after 2 rained off games, but suffered a heavy defeat at Milborne Port on Sunday. Having lost 3 regulars from last season it looks like a season of rebuilding for the villagers, and it showed as the home batters struck up 243-7 in their allotted 40 overs. A.Pinkawa led the way with a hard hitting 106, aided by Guppy (33) and L.Pinkawa(20). Leo James (0-29 off 8 overs) bowled well on debut, while skipper Ade Phillips and Jack Ronan took 2wickets each. In reply, Broadwindsor had no answers to Ben Crossley (3-11) and spinner Joel Enticott (5-20), as they were blown away for just 88, Ollie Weatherall (19), James (13) and stalwart and club chairman Clive Stafford-Smith (13) the only batsmen to reach double figures.

Sun 26th May v Street CC (Away) - MWL
Cancelled due to wet weather.

Sun 2nd June v Axminster CC (Away) - F

Broadwindsor CC (163 all out) beat Axminster CC (112 all out) by 51 runs
Broadwindsor recorded a comfortable 51 run victory in a friendly at Cloakham Lawns on Sunday. Electing to bat on a pitch of variable bounce, the villagers made a steady start with Ade addington (15) and Toby Pattemore (35) adding 48 for the opening wicket. Leo James added a quick fire 22 before a flurry of wickets forced a rebuild. From 107-7, the lower order hung around, helping Ollie Weatherall (28) and skipper Ade Phillips 19 not out push the total up to 163.In reply, Axminster were looking in a good position at 88-3 but Jonathan Gudge (3-27) and Jack Ronan (2-15) pegged them back as the home side collapsed to 112 all out.

Sun 9th June v Chard CC (Home) - MWL

Broadwindsor CC (283 for 9 wkts) beat Chard CC (161 all out) by 122 runs
Broadwindsor recorded a 122 run victory in their latest Mid-Wessex League game on Sunday. After winning the toss and electing to bat on a flat pitch, it wasn’t all plain sailing as the home side slipped to 75-5 with only Dean Hyett (27) of the top order reaching double figures. After being dropped before scoring, Nimoda Bandara made the visitors pay, striking a superb 131, his first century for the club. He mixed fine stroke play with sheer power as he hammered 12 fours and 10 sixes, and found good support from the lower order, adding 95 with skipper Ade Phillips (35), while vice captain Ryan Sweetman added a useful 15 not out as the villagers totalled 283-9 in their 40 overs. In reply, Chards Harvey Evans struck a quick fire 28 as they made an explosive start, but the introduction of young spinner Jack Ronan saw them collapse to 58-7 as he ran through the top order, taking 6-11 from his 8 overs, 5 of them clean bowled. Despite some late order runs from B.Riley (53) and skipper J.Driscoll (20), Phillips and Ollie Weatherall picked up 2 wickets each as Chard were eventually dismissed for 161.

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