Peebles County Cricket Club


Preston Village v Peebles County Cricket Club 1st XI on Sat 15 Jun 2013 at 13.00
Peebles County Cricket Club Won by 3 wickets

Match report County recorded their second consecutive victory of the season on saturday when they beat Preston Village by 3 wickets at Prestonpans. A largely pessimistic weather forecast threatened to sabotage proceedings but in the event the game was played with only one minor interruption for rain.

Village batted first. County did well to reduce Village to 134 all out.However,this achievement was blighted considerably by much wayward bowling.Over 30 wides and 9 no balls were bowled and the extras "bill" came to a whopping great 47! It is to be hoped that there is no repetition of such proflicacy in future games.

Following on a by now almost inevitable pattern early wickets fell, thereby putting the team under stress right from the onset. But recovery was on hand as two old County stalwarts Murray and Swan built a useful partnership.For a while the latter made batting look like the easiest thing in the world as the runs flowed,but his innings, potentially a considerable one was cut short by a tragic run-out. Guilt-stricken by his involvement Murray,carrying on from last week, dropped anchor and redeemed himself with an unspectacular but invaluable innings of 33.After Swan departed good partnerships followed with Gray 25 and Knight 21. Any combination of the three men should really have closed the game without further loss of wickets and for a brief while County experienced "squeeky posterior time",(to paraphrase Sir Alec Ferguson) before two cool heads,McCosh and Burns steered County over the line with 3 wickets to spare and nine overs left.

" Onwards and (hopefully) upwards Tweeddale"

Preston Village Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
9nb 31w 6b 1lb 
for 10 wickets
134 (43.2 overs)

Peebles County Cricket Club 1st XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
James Knight9.0126126.002.89
Darren Gray9.0223123.002.56
Jon McCosh9.0043221.504.78
Niall Burns9.021527.501.67
Ben Webb4.02933.002.25
Sandy Anderson3.001100.003.67

Peebles County Cricket Club 1st XI Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
14w 1lb 
for 7 wickets

(39.0 overs)
Julian Pace Bowled  8 1 2
Paul Murray Caught  33 2
Ben Webb Lbw  0 2
Marc Swan Run out  25 3 1
Darren Gray Caught  25 5
James Knight Caught  21 3
David Fairholm Caught  2
Jon McCosh Not Out  6 1 1
Niall Burns Not Out  0
Peter Walker  
Sandy Anderson  

Preston Village Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
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