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August 22, 2015

1st XI Defeated By Weaverham

A contrast to last weeks superb home result as Tattenhall lost tamely at Weaverham. Asked to bat first, Coppack and Dobson were tied down by good bowling. A rare bowled for Coppack and Sadler started nervously before picking off the rare loose delivery. Dobson was lbw in the 11th over but the introduction of Cornwall (4-26) in the 16th over changed the game as Tattenhall fell to 92-6 in the 26th over. McMillan (3-21) and Douglas (3-29) helped bowl Tattenhall out in the 38th over for 127, Sadler, Tattenhall's top scorer, on 51.
Tattenhall bowlers pushed for early wickets but were picked off for boundaries too easily. Only the introduction of Brock (2-10) in the 19th over brought any pressure as Weaverham reached their target in the 33rd 0ver at 128-3 (Jamieson 44).
An overall improvement is required ahead of next week's game at the Flacca against Timperley.

At the Flacca Sandy's men recorded yet another victory (14 from 19 games) and with second placed Timperley losing at Nantwich, they move 30 points clear at the top of the table.

Brooklands asked Tattenhall to bat first and the hosts made hay, Sandford (34) and Reeves (39) forged a good opening partnership before the latter ran himself out and the former got tied down with the introduction of the spinner. Spin would play its part for the rest of the day. Robinson (5-34) accounted for Sandford and Dobson with good balls, but Harper, Mulvihill and Spann all gave him their wickets, albeit that some good catching played its part in many of the dismissals. The tail twitched, but failed to wag, but 155 was a good score on a 'Bunsen Burner', especially when your spinner is called Dobbo.

Tidy opening spells from Gibbon and Sharp yielded one wicket and a calamitous missed run out spurned a chance of another, but Dobson struck with his first ball, Ben Gibbon gratefully received a caught and bowled and the run out chance was replayed, same batsman, different result. Garnett (40) forged the mainstay of the visitors' innings after surviving an emphatic appeal for a stumping, but with wickets tumbling all around him, the fairly luckless Forster and Spann chipping in with one apiece and Dobson (5-26) getting turn and bounce to complete his five-for, aided by some good catching.It fell to Gibbon (2-6 from 7 overs) to wrap it up as the rain began to fall- and he obliged to ensure Tattenhall have it all in their own hands going in to the last three fixtures.

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