Article last updated : 17/10/2018
2018 Cricket Match - £3,000 Raised
The10th Friends of Katie Cricket Match took place on the one day of the summer when it rained!
However, despite the inclement weather the match was played and Nick's XI won by just 10 runs. More importantly over £3,000 was raised, Please read on for match report.
With Little Baddow very kindly allowing the match to be played irrespective of the weather Nick's XI batted first. James Brown scored his obligatory innings of 30 plus retired ably supported by Rob Accleton with 33 also retired.
Ollie Cooke scored a quick fire 26 and the 20 over innings ended on 161-3. Martin Sanderson's XI started well with Dan Frost scoring 24 in 5 balls before being caught. Paul Franklin, late of Nick's XI, scored a stylish 30 retired as did Dave Cook (31 retired).
However, with Martin's XI looking favourites to win fine bowling by Man of the Match Rob Accleton and Ollie Cooke pegged them back. 24 were needed of the last over and Nick's XI triumphed by 10 runs.
Accleton also secured the Champagne Moment for his crucial maiden over during Martin's XI's innings.