02 November 2009

AGM and Social 2009 - Agenda

DODGERS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING
FRIDAY 13 NOVEMBER 2009 FROM 6PM
AT THE ROYAL OAK (BOROUGH), 44 TABARD STREET, LONDON SE1 4JU
AGENDA

1. Apologies for Absence

2. Minutes of the last Meeting (AGM)

3. Election of Officers for 2010

4. Captain’s report on 2009 season (JC1)

5. Finance Report (JC2)

6. Subscription, Match & Net Fees 2010

7. Recruiting Posters for 2010 & Selection Policy

8. Equipment Purchases

9. 2010 Fixtures & Ground Hiring (Leverstock Green etc. Cat)

10. Website (JC2)

11. 2009 Season Awards

- Player of the season
- Best Batsman
- Best Bowler
- Best Fielder
- Most Improved Player
- Champagne Moment

12. A.O.B. (inc. the Ken Block Memorial Trophy games v Superstars & possible future Tours)

13. Date of Next Meeting

Rob Fox (Secretary)

13 October 2009

Player Profile - Guy Westhead OBE

Guy van der WestheadGuy has two trademarks: an inability to play forward to any delivery and the ability to hit the top of the net when we're practising at The Oval... when he's bowling.

Guy has a South African cousin (Guy van der Westhead) who replaces him sporadically. This year it was for his own invitational XI.

Guy received an OBE in 2006 but no-one knows what for.

Is not inclined to stand on ceremony despite his SCS grade and OBE and is happy to be addressed as Guv, Gaffer or Boss by his grateful teammates.

Guy's leaked dossier in 2011 is highly amusing.

Guy's Top Ten Favourite Bands

Guy says - My top 10 favourite artists roughly in order are:

Slade
Gary Numan
Nena
B52s
Buzzcocks
Stranglers
Oasis
Muse

OK, so that is only 8! I'd have more difficulty narrowing it down after that.

2009

Batting

 M   I   R NO   Avg  HS 50 100 Ct  St
12  12  66  0  5.50  15  0   0  2  0

All-Time

Batting and fielding

  M    I  NO    R   Avg 50 100  HS   C St
129  113  15  801  8.17  0   0  31  13  0

Bowling

  M   O    R  W    Avg    SR   Econ  Best
129  18  129  2  64.50  54.00  7.17  1-3

04 October 2009

25 September 2009

End-of-Season Social @ Bricklayer's Arms, Putney

This year's end of season drinks social is at the Bricklayer's Arms in Putney on Wednesday 7 October from 6pm. This is an informal drinks evening whilst the season is still reasonably fresh in the mind. All Dodgers plus friends and family are welcome to attend and it would be great to see as many of you as possible.

More info on the Bricklayer's at BITE.

18 September 2009

Dodgers Player Profiles Index

Current roster

Steve Bennett
John Cooper
Simon Cousins
John Carr
Mike Dollin
Rob Fox
Sacha Hatteea
John Hilary
Peter Lee Sr
Pete Lee Jr
David Lindsey
David Lowe
Phil McBarron
Rod Paterson
Neil Priest
Tawhid Qureshi
Damian Radcliffe
Raj
Paul Redmayne
Sean Mojo Smith
Matt Taylor
Guy Westhead OBE

Hall of Fame

John Adey
Neil Benn
Rob Cooper
Andrew Crawford
John Doyle
Matt Leach
Russ Marr
David Pope
Will Streatfeild


Archive

Brendon Roberts
Chris Jacobs

Player Profile - Rod Paterson

Rod PatersonRod is affectionately known as FPS (Future Permanent Secretary) following his rapid promotion to G5 at the tender age of 17. As befits his youth, Rod is one of the team's more agile fielders and has a fine throw and a generally safe pair of hands. He is also our quickest regular bowler by some distance but does not always get the wickets he deserves, frequently suffering a number of edged catchable boundaries due to lack of competent support in the field from his ageing teammates (he has been known to stand with hands on hips staring skywards as the demon Pope snares another victim). Rod knows how to hold a bat but does not get many opportunities to show his capabilities.

Rod played even more games in 2009 than in 2008 but took fewer wickets. Continued to suffer from lack of quality Dodgers fielding. There was some solace in a few good knocks with the bat (and a nice average courtesy of having only been out once) and was as ever, athletic in the field and took four catches.

Would like to see Reading promoted by the start of the 2010 cricket season.

He continues to drink more ale than lager which has to be a good thing.

2009

Batting and fielding

 M  I   R NO    Avg  HS 50 100 Ct St
11  7  42  6  42.00  19  0   0  4  0

Bowling

 O  M    R  W     SR    Avg  Econ
43  0  269  7  36.86  38.43  6.26

All-Time

Batting and fielding

 M   I  NO    R    Avg 50 100  HS   C St
63  32  15  285  16.76  0   0  30  14  0

Bowling

 M    O     R   W    Avg     SR  Econ  Best
63  263  1136  53  21.43  29.77  4.32  3-14


Player Profile - Neil Benn

In his Dodgers heyday, Neil just pipped Adey in the speed gun challenge, with one wind assisted down-the-slope delivery clocked at 29mph. Neil was one of our most consistent and reliable bowlers as reflected in his stats. Also had his moments with the bat, including a virtual lone hand against Warwick Castle. Is rightly proud of his Yorkshireness.

Neil was persuaded out of retirement this season for one fateful game v Tilburg Regents. Inspired by not getting a bat and only 2 overs he has promised never to return again!

2009

Bowling

O  M   R  W  SR  Avg  Econ
2  0  20  0  --   --  10.00

All-Time

Batting and fielding

  M   I  NO     R    Avg 50 100  HS   C St
118  83  34  1039  21.20  0   0  46  26  3

Bowling

  M    O     R    W    Avg     SR  Econ  Best
118  501  2111  121  17.45  24.84  4.21  5-11

Player Profile - Chris Jacobs

Chris did not play for Dodgers last season due to a change in job and locations but the door is always open for a return.

Occasionally, as WebChief I receive emails from people asking whether or not we have any really good photos of people getting comprehensively bowled. Fortunately such a photo does exist (see below) and lo and behold it features Mr Jacobs. Somewhat illogically this display of batting skill actually formed the basis of our recruitment campaign for several years!

All-Time

Batting

 M   I NO    R   Avg 50 100  HS  C St
34  33  2  301  9.71  0   0  37  4  0

Bowling

 M      O   R  W    Avg     SR  Econ  Best
34  12.67  88  2  44.00  38.01  6.95  1-22


Chris Jacobs

Player Profile - Russ Marr

Russ only played 5 games this season but showed that he has retained all his skills... for turning up late!

2009

Batting and Fielding

M I R NO Avg HS 50 100 Ct St
5 5 74 1 18.50 28 0 0 2 0

Bowling

O M R W SR Avg Econ
2 0 32 0 -- -- 16.00

All-Time

Batting and Fielding

M I NO R Avg 50 100 HS C St
28 25 10 502 33.47 1 1 102* 9 0

Bowling

M O R W Avg SR Econ Best
28 25.3 200 6 33.33 25.50 7.84 3-16

Player Profile - Damian Radcliffe

Notoriously unpunctual (see also Russ and Raj) but showed great persistence in his efforts to get to the Energy Exiles match in August. Confronted with a broken down train and the prospect of a closed Barnes footbridge, Damian only arrived about 30 mins late and we didn't have to send out a search party.

Helped set up a new fixture this season v St Anne's Allstars @ Barnes Common which we won.

Damian's highest score was 40 and that might've been higher had he not turned his invitation to attend the McBarron/Boycott Yorkshire School of Proper Creekit Techneeeq. It's not about how quick it's how many! Even in Twenty20!!

2009

Batting and Fielding

M I R NO Avg HS 50 100 C St
7 7 165 1 27.50 40 0 0 0 0

All-Time

Batting and Fielding

M I NO R Avg 50 100 HS C St
27 27 7 434 21.70 0 0 40 4 0

Bowling

M O R W Avg SR Econ Best
27 10 70 2 35.00 30.00 7.00 2-6

Player Profile - Raj

Raj made his debut in 2008 but in 2009 made limited appearances with little success with either bat or ball. Hopefully next year he'll be available for more games. Raj's lack of a sense of direction and an inability to read maps has gone down in Dodgers legend. Next season we promise not to play at any grounds that are too hard to find!

2009

Batting and Fielding

M I R NO Avg HS 50 100 Ct St
4 4 27 0 6.75 12 0 0 0 0

Bowling

O M R W SR Avg Econ
15 0 115 0 -- -- 7.67

All-Time

Batting and Fielding

M I NO R Avg 50 100 HS C St
12 10 2 75 9.38 0 0 22 1 0

Bowling

M O R W Avg SR Econ Best
12 41.5 282 8 35.25 31.13 6.80 3-9

Player Profile - David Lowe

Runner up to Rob Fox in the 'World's Baldest Bloke Championships', David's bowling reached legendary status this season with his 5 for 8 v Corinthians at Chiswick (the match every Dodgers bowler wished they'd played in). Eventually returning the second best ever analysis (4-1-8-5) David swept the board for the MoM.

2009

Batting and Fielding

M I R NO Avg HS 50 100 C St
12 7 36 2 7.20 11 0 0 2 0

Bowling

O M R W SR Avg Econ
50 1 302 13 23.08 23.23 6.04

All-Time

Batting and Fielding

M I NO R Avg 50 100 HS C St
36 21 5 109 6.81 0 0 26 3 0

Bowling

M O R W Avg SR Econ Best
36 139.4 866 32 27.06 26.19 6.20 5-8

Player Profile - Peter Lee

There are no suitable superlatives to describe the contribution of our recently promoted Derby County fan. The highest compliment one can pay is that his competitive, argumentative, sniping from the sidelines approach means he could be mistaken for a Yorkshireman (were it not for the lager drinking). Peter had some good moments with the bat but his bowling continued to blow very hot and cold and greater consistency is needed.

Peter brought the Weekenders to Chiswick one sunny Sunday afternoon and a great time was had by all. We even signed up two of his players, albeit on a temporary basis.

By his standards, Peter W Lee Sr (as opposed to Peter W Lee Jr) had a quiet year with the bat. The main highlight (apart from his knock for the above-mentioned Weekenders) was an unbeaten 29 v Nomura for which he also won Man of the Match, aided no doubt by his tight endgame bowling performance.

Peter is affectionately known as FDSRP (Future Deputy Secretary to Rod Paterson) and works with the DfT "great and good". It is as yet unclear as to whether Peter's promotion will mean he's able to play more or less for the mighty Dodgers.

2009

Batting and fielding

M  I   R NO    Avg  HS 50 100  C St
7  7  75  2  15.00  29  0   0  2  0

Bowling

 O  M   R  W     SR    Avg  Econ
11  0  80  2  33.00  40.00  7.27

All-Time

Batting and fielding

 M   I NO    R    Avg 50 100  HS  C St
42  32  9  310  13.48  0   0  26  8  1

Bowling

 M      O    R   W    Avg     SR  Econ  Best
42  101.3  672  27  24.89  22.56  6.62  4-26


Peter Lee

13 September 2009

RIP Ken Block

Ken Block
Ken Block - a great friend of Dodgers who will be sadly missed

12 September 2009

Player Profile - John Hilary

John Hilary
John continued to contribute well with bat and ball without being quite as prolific as in some previous years. Continues to excel in his chosen career in the charitable sector and was recently promoted to Chief Executive of 'Send me money you pampered rich western bastards'.

Continues to be a thoroughly decent egg, doing good work for good causes - will hopefully continue to infuriate Rod by congratulating opposition batsmen on good shots.

Once had long hair (see below).

2009

Bowling

 O  M    R  W     SR   Avg   Econ
44  6  195  4  66.00  48.75  4.43

Batting

 M  I    R NO    Avg  HS  50 100  Ct St
11  8  115  4  28.75  27*  0   0   0  0

All-Time

Bowling

  M    O     R    W    Avg     SR  Econ  Best
121  534  2357  128  18.41  25.03  4.41  4-4

Batting

  M    I  NO     R    Avg 50 100   HS    C St
121   96  39  1243  21.81  3   0   76*  34  0


Player Profile - Andrew Crawford

Andrew Crawford
The trainspotting Charterhouse old boy has departed for new pastures in Brussels so it is doubtful we will see him for some while.

On his day a quick/slingy bowler and a destructive bat, Andrew has been one of our premier all-rounders. We shall particularly miss his sunny persona in the field and his advisories on which end of the platform to stand at when catching a train at an unfamiliar station (although McBarron seems to be slipping into his shoes quite ably).

2004
 
Bowling
 
O   R    W  Econ  Avg   SR
24  112  4  4.7   28.0  36.0
 
Batting
 
I  R  NO  Avg
5  85 0   17.0


Player Profile - Will Streatfeild

Inside Will there is clearly a fast bowler struggling to get out. The juggler returned to just the one ball this season undecided on the best form of attack. Undoubtedly he has raw pace but ended up being rather wayward with it so he reverted a more considered approach. Perhaps some hard work in the nets in March and April next year will see the new and improved Will unleashing the fury on a more regular basis.

2009
 
Bowling 
 
 O  M   R  W      SR     Avg  Econ
20  1 118  1  120.00  118.00  5.90
 
Batting and Fielding
 
M  I   R NO   Avg HS 50 100  Ct St
6  3  11  1  5.50  5  0   0   0  0
 
All-Time
 
Bowling 
 
 M   O    R   W     SR    Avg  Econ  Best
21  79 461  13  35.46  36.46  5.84  3-21
 
Batting and Fielding
 
 M  I NO   R   Avg 50 100 HS  C St
18  8  2  34  5.67  0   0  5  1  0


Will Streatfeild
The Artful Juggler

Player Profile - Rob Fox

Rob had another good season for Dodgers with both bat and ball. He is now 8th on the All-Time Wicket-taking list with 58 and with 300 runs in 35 innings at 20.00 must be looking to complete the 1000 runs / 100 wickets double in a few years. He would join a rather exclusive club with only Messrs McBarron, Benn and Hilary (J) for company.

Rob is this year's recipient of the Natarajan Narasimhan Trophy for not being able to find the ground for his performance on 26 August v Energy Exiles.

2009

Bowling

   O  M    R   W     SR    Avg  Econ
59.5  2  363  13  27.62  27.92  6.07

Batting and Fielding

 M   I   R NO    Avg  HS 50 100 Ct St
16  11  74  7  18.50  21  0   0  3  0

All-Time

Batting and fielding

 M   I  NO    R    Avg 50 100  HS  C St
55  35  20  300  20.00  0   0  26 17  0

Bowling

 M      O     R   W    Avg     SR  Econ  Best
55  214.1  1153  58  19.88  22.16  5.38  4-30

Rob Fox - Babe Magnet

Player Profile - Matt Taylor

Matt frequently got in amongst the runs at the top of the order this season but, all too frequently, he got out just as the going was getting really good. Matt's excellent fielding still impresses and sometime scares the rest of us mere mortals. He took three catches and made all of them look easy.

Matt picked up his usual jammy wicket from a single over v Treasury and still dreams of making that magical 50 overs mark.

Is still rightly proud of being from Yorkshire.

2009

Batting and fielding

 M   I    R NO    Avg  HS 50 100 Ct St
10  10  143  2  17.88  28  0   0  3  0

Bowling

O  M   R  W    SR    Avg   Econ
1  0  12  1  6.00  12.00  12.00

All-Time

Batting and fielding

 M   I NO    R    Avg 50 100  HS   C St
39  39  9  641  21.37  1   0  64  17  0

Bowling

 M    O   R  W    Avg    SR  Econ  Best
39  7.2  53  5  10.60  8.80  7.23  3-27


Matt Taylor - Techneeeeeeeq!

Player Profile - Simon Cousins

Despite only playing in 14 matches, Simon bowled the most overs of any of our bowlers this season thanks in no small part to marathon stints against Weekenders (17-1-74-2) and Buckhurst Hill (15-4-58-2). Simon also memorably steered us to victory with the bat with 15 not out in a partnership with Stephen Bennett in the match against Legal Commission.

Simon missed out on the bowling award this season but his consistent form all season long brought him the deserved title of Player of the Season with 2 MoMs and 35 votes overall. This is Simon's third win and follows his back-to-back triumphs in 2004 and 2005.

2009

Bowling

 O  M    R   W     SR    Avg  Econ
91 10  306  12  45.50  25.50  3.36

Batting and fielding

 M  I   R NO    Avg  HS 50 100 Ct St
14  5  31  3  15.50  15  0   0  1  0

All-Time

Bowling

 M      O     R   W   Avg     SR   Econ  Best
71  369.2  1280  67  19.10  33.07  3.47  5-35

Batting and fielding

 M   I  NO    R    Avg 50 100  HS   Ct St
71  26  14  204  17.00  0   0  28*  11 0


Simon Cousins
Simon Cousins: he also bats

Player Profile - Mike Dollin

When Mike isn't playing for ATOC, SRA, XRA, Corinthians and the MCC, he plays for Dodgers. On his day he's a truly devastating bat and this season we certainly got glimpses of that form. His 55 against Weasels saved us from ritual slaughter and he was rightly voted Man of the Match. That was his only really big score and we lost count of the number of times Mike came back into the hutch literally kicking himself after he had needlessly got himself out after doing the groundwork.

Mike rarely bowls for Dodgers but is still an all-rounder. He donned the gloves for us against Superstars at Barnes Common in the absence of the Cat and took two catches.

Mike is part of the Dodgers antipodean colonial contingent so we couldn't resist mentioning another important scoreline from this season: 2-1!

2009

Batting

M I R NO Avg HS 50 100 Ct St
10 10 249 3 35.57 55 1 0 3 0

All-Time

Batting and fielding

M I NO R Avg 50 100 HS C St
40 40 7 847 25.67 3 0 79* 8 0

Bowling

M O R W Avg SR Econ Best
39 6.4 72 2 36.00 20.00 10.80 2-0

Player Profile - Neil Priest

Neil PriestNeil played a lot fewer games than normal this season, mainly due to a broken finger and mostly struggled for his form of previous seasons.

His controversial champagne moment of the season was when he played a 8-0 legside field when David Pope was bowling at the London School of Economics.

Now only leads the All-Time Runs Scored Top 10 table by 104 from McB.

Continued to spend 90% of his time in the field stood at slip (any views on the usefulness of this tactic to Captain Carr on a postcard).

2009

Batting and fielding

 M   I    R NO    Avg  HS 50 100 Ct St
12  12  248  2  24.80  61  1   0  3  1

Bowling

  O  M  R  W  SR  Avg  Econ
0.1  0  1  0  --   --  6.00

All-Time

Batting and fielding

  M    I  NO     R    Avg  50 100   HS    C St
198  196  79  5620  48.03  30   2  102*  43  3

Bowling

  M     O    R   W    Avg     SR  Econ  Best
198  82.5  459  20  22.95  24.75  5.56  5-21


Neil Priest

08 September 2009

Dodgers on YouTube

Thanks to John Hilary for setting up the Dodgers Cricket Club YouTube page. Check out exclusive footage of last Sunday's draw at Buckhurst Hill. Admire JH's controversial filming whilst a) umpiring and b) fielding style.

07 September 2009

Season 2009 Fielding

Top 10

Name       Ct
Matthews 9 (+1 St)
Lee (P Jr) 5
Cooper J 4
Cooper R 4
McBarron 4
Paterson 4
Dollin 3
Fox 3
Hatteea 3
Priest (N) 3 (+1 St)
Taylor (M) 3

Season 2009 Leading Runs Scorers and Best Innings

Top 10 Runs Scorers

Name         R
McBarron 566
Dollin 249
Priest (N) 248
Lee (P Jr) 241
Qureshi 199
Hatteea 180
Radcliffe 165
Taylor (M) 143
Carr 122
Hilary 115


Top 11 Best Innings

Name       HS
McBarron 101*
Qureshi 79*
McBarron 65
Priest (N) 61
Dollin 55
McBarron 46
Lee (P Jr) 40*
Radcliffe 40
Hatteea 39*
Dollin 37 (twice)

Season 2009 Leading Wicket-takers and Best Bowling

Top 10 Wicket-takers

Name       W
Cooper J 14
Lowe 13
Fox 13
Cooper R 12
Cousins 12
Paterson 7
Hatteea 5
Carr 4
McBarron 4
Hilary 4


Best Bowling Performances (hauls of 3 or more wickets)

Lowe      5-8
Cooper R 3-16
Cooper R 3-19
Keeka 3-44

Bowling 2009

Name          O    M    R   W     SR    Avg   Econ
Taylor 1 0 12 1 6.00 12.00 12.00
Keeka 4 0 44 3 8.00 14.67 11.00
White 3 0 15 1 18.00 15.00 5.00
Cooper R 42 4 201 12 21.00 16.75 4.79
Hatteea 17.2 1 90 5 20.80 18.00 5.19
Smith S 2 0 19 1 12.00 19.00 9.50
Lowe 50 1 302 13 23.08 23.23 6.04
Carr 12.3 0 94 4 18.75 23.50 7.52
Cousins 91 10 306 12 45.50 25.50 3.36
Fox 59.5 2 363 13 27.62 27.92 6.07
Orwell 16 1 65 2 48.00 32.50 4.06
Atkinson 12 0 66 2 36.00 33.00 5.50
Cooper J 85 5 472 14 36.43 33.71 5.55
Paterson 43 0 269 7 36.86 38.43 6.26
McBarron 26 0 158 4 39.00 39.50 6.08
Lee (P-PS) 11 0 80 2 33.00 40.00 7.27
Hilary 44 6 195 4 66.00 48.75 4.43
Bennett 11 1 62 1 66.00 62.00 5.64
Streatfeild 20 1 118 1 120.00 118.00 5.90
Davey 1 0 5 0 -- -- 5.00
Priest (N) 0.1 0 1 0 -- -- 6.00
Fitzgerald 6 0 44 0 -- -- 7.33
Raj 15 0 115 0 -- -- 7.67
Benn 2 0 20 0 -- -- 10.00
Pope 10 0 119 0 -- -- 11.90
Collett 0.2 0 4 0 -- -- 12.00
Lee (P-Rail) 3 0 37 0 -- -- 12.33
Marr 2 0 32 0 -- -- 16.00


Qualification for awards: 20 overs

To end Season 2009

Batting and Fielding 2009

Name          M   I    R NO    Avg  HS 50 100 Ct  St
Hatteea 8 8 180 5 60.00 39 0 0 3 0
McBarron 19 19 566 9 56.60 101* 1 1 4 0
Paterson 11 7 42 6 42.00 19 0 0 4 0
Dollin 10 10 249 3 35.57 55 1 0 3 0
Qureshi 10 10 199 4 33.17 79* 1 0 0 0
Hilary 11 8 115 4 28.75 27* 0 0 0 0
Radcliffe 7 7 165 1 27.50 40 0 0 0 0
Priest (N) 12 12 248 2 24.80 61 1 0 3 1
Cooper J 19 7 72 4 24.00 24* 0 0 4 0
Cooper R 11 8 103 3 20.60 27* 0 0 4 0
Lee (P Jr) 16 16 241 4 20.08 40* 0 0 5 0
Smith S 1 1 19 0 19.00 19 0 0 0 0
Fox 16 11 74 7 18.50 21* 0 0 3 0
Marr 5 5 74 1 18.50 28* 0 0 2 0
Taylor (M) 10 10 143 2 17.88 28 0 0 3 0
Carr 16 14 122 7 17.43 32* 0 0 0 0
Cousins 14 5 31 3 15.50 15* 0 0 1 0
Lee (P-PS) 7 7 75 2 15.00 29* 0 0 2 0
Collett 1 1 15 0 15.00 15 0 0 0 0
De Silva 1 1 11 0 11.00 11 0 0 0 0
Atkinson 3 2 11 1 11.00 10 0 0 0 0
Lowe 12 7 36 2 7.20 11 0 0 2 0
Raj 4 4 27 0 6.75 1 0 0 0 0
Williams M 1 1 6 0 6.00 6 0 0 0 0
Westhead 12 12 66 0 5.50 15 0 0 2 0
Streatfeild 6 3 11 1 5.50 5 0 0 0 0
Matthews 21 10 29 4 4.83 8* 0 0 9 1
Fitzgerald 1 1 1 0 1.00 1 0 0 0 0
White 1 1 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Davey 1 1 0 0 0.00 0 0 0 0 0
Bennett 2 1 5 1 -- 5* 0 0 0 0
Pope 3 1 1 1 -- 1* 0 0 0 0
Orwell 3 1 1 1 -- 1* 0 0 0 0


Qualification for awards: 5 innings

To end Season 2009

Player of the Season 2009

Cousins         35 (2)
McBarron 32 (3.5)
Cooper R 28 (2)
Hatteea 26 (3)
Cooper J 17 (2)
Carr 16 (2.5)
Lee (P Jr) 15 (2)
Hilary 15 (1)
Dollin 12 (1)
Lowe 11 (1)
Priest (N) 8 (1)
Lee (P Sr) 6 (1)
Orwell 5 (1)
Qureshi 5 (1)
Radcliffe 5
Taylor (M) 5 (0.5)
Marr 5 (0.5)
Paterson 5
Streatfeild 3 (1)
Atkinson 2
Fox 2
Keeka 2
Collett 1
Fitzgerald 1
Matthews 1
Raj 1
Westhead 1


Number of Man of the Match wins in parentheses

To end of 2009 Season

06 September 2009

Dodgers v Buckhurst Hill

Buckhurst Hill
1pm (Buckhurst Hill Time)
Timed game
Weather: Fair

Buckhurst Hill 237 for 6 (Cousins 15-4-58-2, Fox 10-0-32-2) drew with Dodgers 163 for 5 (Carr 32*, Hilary 27*)

MoM: The Legend - 5, Hilary - 2, Cousins - 1, Fox - 1, Matthews - 1

Scorecard

Innings of Buckhurst Hill

Baker b Cousins 13
Maskell c Taylor b Fox 42
Baig retired not out 51
Ives b Smith 17
Sullivan c Cooper J b Fox 0
Darrell b Cooper J 21
Balachanderan not out 0
Simon not out 44
Nikesh c McBarron b Cousins 30
__________________________________________
Sub-total 218
Extras 19
Total 237

Bowling

Cousins 15-4-58-2
Cooper J 11-2-52-1
Lowe 5-0-28-0
Fox 10-0-32-2
Hilary 10-0-39-0
Smith S 2-0-19-1

Innings of Dodgers

McBarron c ? b Sullivan 22 (90m, 72b)
Taylor c ? b Baker 18 (35m, 17b)
Priest b Braden 25 (50m, 54b)
Smith S c wkt b (Captain) 19 (42m, 31b)
Carr not out 32 (71m, 73b)
Lowe b Adil 0 (2m, 1b)
Hilary not out 27 (31m, 51b)
____________________________________
Sub-total 143
Extras (7nb, 2wd, 10b, 1lb) 20
Total 163

Dnb: Fox, Cooper J, Cousins, Matthews

FoW: 1-34 (2-18), 2-70 (3-25), 3-72 (1-22), 4-108 (4-19), 5-109 (6-0)

54 for 6th wicket (Carr/Hilary) - 4th highest

Bowling

Ashley 3-1-9-0
Mataran 5-1-27-0
Baker 8-1-22-1
Nikesh 5-2-18-0
Sullivan 8-0-24-1
Braden 3-1-5-1
Adil 6-0-32-1
Captain 5-1-17-1

05 September 2009

New website design

As nice as black-and-cyan is, it was time for a change!

01 September 2009

Dodgers v Legal Services Commission

Chiswick
5:30pm
20 overs
Weather: Fair
Playing conditions: 2 runs wide/no ball, no extra ball, except for last ball of innings

Dodgers 113 for 6 (Lee 25*) beat Legal Services Commission 112 (Cooper J 3-0-12-1, Cousins 4-0-16-1) by 4 wickets

Man of the Match: Lee P Jr - 5, Cousins - 4, Hilary - 1

Scorecard

Innings of Legal Services Commission

Panther c Matthews b Cooper J 15
John G retired not out 25
Fiery c Cooper J b Lowe 5
Martin B retired not out 26
Nick F retired not out 26
Ross not out 6
Tom c Fox b Cousins 3
Peter not out 2
________________________________________
Sub-total 105
Extras [2nb, 5wd] 7
Total (for 4 wickets) 112

Dodgers bowling

Cousins 4-0-16-1
Hilary 4-1-16-0
Cooper J 3-0-12-1
Lowe 3-0-19-1
Bennett 3-0-18-0
Fox 3-0-26-0

Innings of Dodgers

Qureshi c ? b Jones 0 (1m, 1b)
Lee (P-RAIL) retired not out 25 (14m, 15b)
Lowe c ? b Rayne 11 (19b)
McBarron run out 9 (16b)
Hilary c ? b Brown 14 (11b)
Fox c ? b Rayne 4 (8b)
Cooper J c ? b Palmer 4 (6b)
Cousins not out 15 (13b)
Bennett not out 5 (7b)
________________________________________
Sub-total 90
Extras [21wd, 2nb] 23
Total (for 4 wickets) 113

DNB: Matthews

Bowling of Legal Services Commission

Jones 4-0-30-1
Ross 2-0-20-0
Bosby 4-0-19-0
Rayne 4-0-9-2
Brown 4-0-24-1
Palmer 2-0-12-1

28 August 2009

Player of the Month

Here are the results for the first four months of this the 2009 Player of the Season competition:

May

Cooper R - 14

June

Cooper J - 13

July

Hatteea - 15

August

McBarron - 16

26 August 2009

Dodgers v Energy Exiles

Chiswick
Two for two-thirty
40 overs
Weather: Dank

Dodgers 227 for 4 (McBarron 101*) beat Energy Exiles 219 for 6 (Fox 8-0-53-2, Cousins 8-1-21-1) by 8 runs

Man of the Match: McBarron - 10, Cousins - 1

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

McBarron not out 101 (151m, 126 b)
Dollin lbw b Palao 37 (45m, 32b)
Lee (P-RAIL) c & b Thomas M 5 (17m, 10b)
Radcliffe c ? b Thomas G 27 (27m, 20b)
Carr run out 20 (53m, 40b)
Fox not out 4 (9m, 3b)
__________________________________________
Sub-total 195
Extras 32
Total 227

DNB: Hilary, Bennett, Matthews, Cousins, Cooper J

FoW: 1-66 (2-37), 2-92 (3-5), 3-138 (4-27), 4-215 (5-20)

Bowling of Energy Exiles

Wingfield 7-1-27-0
Chamberlain 6-0-41-0
Thomas M 6-0-24-1
Palao 7-0-41-1
Thomas G 4-0-20-1
White 5-0-13-0
Mayer 5-0-35-0

Innings of Energy Exiles

Searle c Cousins b Cooper J 21
Tither c Lee (P-RAIL) b Hilary 25
Palao c McBarron b Bennett 35
Glausius c Matthews b Fox 25
Mayer b Cousins 25
Wingfield c Dollin b Fox 23
Thomas M not out 44
White not out 8
__________________________________________
Sub-total 208
Extras 11
Total 219

DNB: Chamberlain, Thomas G

FoW: 1-40, 2-49, 3-100, 4-113, 5-152, 6-174

Bowling of Dodgers

Cousins 8-1-21-1
Bennett 8-1-44-1
Hilary 7-2-27-1
Cooper J 8-0-60-1
Fox 8-0-53-2
McBarron 1-0-7-0

Notes: 2 5-ball overs (15th and 16th)

20 August 2009

Dodgers v Treasury

Chiswick
6pm
18 overs
Retire at 25
2 runs wide / no ball no extra ball

Dodgers 90 for 4 (Priest, Lee Rail retired not out) lost to Treasury 131

Man of the Match: Streatfeild - 3, Cooper J - 2, Lee (P-RAIL) - 2, Priest - 2

Scorecard

Innings of Treasury

Slaughter A retired not out 28 (19b) (4x4s)
Dietz c Cooper J b Streatfeild 21 (41b)
Lewis run out 15 (9b) (2x4s)
Leavers not out 22 (13b) (2x4s)
Carson st Priest b Taylor 13 (10b) (1x4)
Slaughter D not out 11 (4b) (2x4)
_________________________________________
Sub-total 110
Extras [15wd 3nb 3b] 21
Total (for 3 wickets) 131

Dodgers bowling

Paterson 4-0-17-0
Cooper J 4-0-26-0
Streatfeild 4-0-20-1
Carr 4-0-39-0
Lee (P-RAIL) 1-0-17-0
Taylor 1-0-12-1

Innings of Dodgers

Priest retired not out 25
Taylor c Leavers b Nandy 3
Lee (P Jr) retired not out 27
Qureshi lbw b Slaughter D 5
Cooper J not out 7
Westhead c Slaughter A b Slaughter D 0
Carr run out 0
Streatfeild not out 5
____________________________________________
Sub-total 67
Extras [18wd 4b 1lb] 23
Total (for 4 wickets) 90

Bowling of Treasury

Marks 4-0-30-0 [6wd]
Nandy 4-0-25-1 [4wd]
Jinks 4-0-19-0 [2wd]
Lewis 3-0-7-0 [2wd]
Slaughter D 2-0-5-2 [4wd]
Leavers 1-0-4-0

18 August 2009

Dodgers v Ministry of Justice

Chiswick
6pm
20 overs (10 from one end, 10 from the other)
2 runs for wide/no ball with no extra ball (except on last ball)
Retire at 25

Dodgers 92 for 6 (McBarron 28*) lost to MoJ 95-2 (White 3-0-15-1, Paterson 4-0-28-1, Cousins 4-0-13-0) by 8 wickets

Man of the Match: McBarron - 5, Cousins - 2, Marr - 1, Collett - 1, Paterson - 1

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Collett c (gully) b Burton 15 (15m, 18b)
Priest b Burton 0 (4m, 2b)
McBarron retired not out 28 (57m, 32b)
Marr b Cason 18 (10m, 17b)
Hilary c & b Smith 15 (16m, 18b)
Raj b Hitesh 3 (17m, 17b)
Fox not out 1 (12m, 6b)
White b Shahid 0 (2m, 3b)
Cousins lbw b Whalley 2 (5m, 4b)
Paterson not out 0 (2m, 1b)
_______________________________________
Sub-total (for 6 off 20 overs) 82
Extras (2nb, 5wd, 1b, 2lb) 10
Total 92

DNB: Matthews

FoW: 1-0 (2-0), 2-30 (1-15), 3-49 (4-18)
4-72 (5-15), 5-85 (6-3), 6-85 (8-0)

Bowling of MoJ

Burton 4-1-12-2
Cason 4-0-34-1
Smith 1-0-6-0
Flury 1-0-9-0
Whalley 4-2-6-2
Hitesh 4-0-12-1
Shahid 2-0-10-1

Innings of MoJ

Smith retired not out 25 (13m, 18b)
Pascoe not out 26 (50m, 37b)
Flury c & b Paterson 0 (2m, 3b)
Cason b White 21 (14m, 11b)
Crawforth not out 16 (21m, 13b)
_______________________________________
Sub-total (for 2 off 14.2 overs) 88
Extras (5wd, 2lb) 7
Total 95

DNB: Burton, Hitesh, Shahid, Whalley

FoW: 1-32 (3-0), 2-57 (4-21)

Bowling of Dodgers

Paterson 4-0-28-1
Cousins 4-0-13-0
Raj 3-0-33-0
White 3-0-15-1
Collett 0.2-0-4-0

13 August 2009

Dodgers v Sir Guy Westhead OBE XI

Chiswick
6pm
20 overs
Retire at 25

Dodgers 138 (Hatteea, Cooper R, McBarron & Qureshi all retired not out 25) tied with Westhead XI 138 (Orwell 4-1-12-1, Cooper R 4-0-28-2)

Man of the Match: Orwell - 5, Cooper R - 3, McBarron - 1, Fox - 1

Deuchar's Courage Best all round!

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Hatteea retired not out 25 (19 min, 16 balls)
Cooper R retired not out 25 (30m, 21b)
De Silva c wkt b Napier 11 (21m, 20b)
McBarron retired not out 25 (29m, 22b)
Qureshi retired not out 25 (30m, 25b)
Fox not out 9 (15m, 7b)
Hilary not out 3 (3m, 1b)
__________________________________
Sub-total 123
Extras (14wd, 1lb) 15
Total 138

FoW: 1-69

Bowling

Lowe 2-0-24-0
McManus 4-0-30-0
Bennett 4-0-14-0
Napier 4-1-16-1
Prior 3-0-25-0
Peacock 2-0-25-0
Fitzgerald 1-0-3-0

Innings of Westhead OBE XI

Lord c Hatteea b Orwell 11
Fitzgerald retired not out 26
Lee (P-PS) retired not out 25
Peterhall retired not out 26
Bennett b Cooper R 1
Westhead c & b Cooper R 13
Prior not out 17
McManus not out 2
__________________________________
Sub-total 121
Extras (7wd, 7b, 3lb) 17
Total 138

DNB: Napier, Lowe, Peacock

FoW: 1-21

Bowling

Orwell 4-1-12-1
Cooper J 4-0-24-0
Hilary 2-0-21-0
Streatfeild 4-0-24-0
Cooper R 4-0-28-2
Fox 2-0-16-0

11 August 2009

Dodgers v Nomura

Barnes Common
6pm
Retire at 25

Dodgers 140 (Lee 29*, Dollin 26*, Radcliffe 21) beat Nomura 133 (Lowe 4-0-28-2, Cousins 4-0-12-1) by 7 runs

Match report by Neil Priest

"Good win for Dodgers last night against investment bankers Nomura. Dodgers posted 141 after some good batting from Dollin, Radcliffe and Lee (PS). Nomura ended up around 10 short after fine opening spells from Cousins and Paterson. Lowe chipped in with a couple of wickets and Lee (PS) and Cousins (R) bowled a tight last couple of overs to seal the win. Champagne moment came when Guy van der Westhead made a welcome return to the side with a direct hit run out from mid-on. WG Grace moments provided by the opposition Captain who refused to accept an LBW decision against him and carried on batting and later told the umpire he was "in" when run out by about a yard. Scorecard to follow idc."

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Priest b Nishant 5
Dollin retired not out 26
Lee (RAIL) c wkt b Cousins M 2
Westhead b Relf 5
Radcliffe c Relf b Cousins M 21
Cooper R c Relf b Cousins M 4
Lee (PS) retired not out 29
Cousins S not out 9
Paterson not out 4
__________________________________
Sub-total 105
Extras 35
Total 140

FoW: 1-50, 2-55, 3-69, 4-73, 5-122

Bowling

Relf 4-0-33-1
Anil 3-0-17-0
Rupam S 3-0-22-0
Nishant 4-0-22-1
Cousins M 4-0-24-3
Arun 1-0-6-0
Nicholas 1-0-8-0

Innings of Nomura

Arun run out (Westhead) 2
Nicholas A b Cousins 0
Shyam c Priest b Lowe 17
Relf retired not out 27
Spears c Matthews b Lowe 1
Nishant retired not out 26
Mark b Lee (PS) 4
Anil not out 22
Rupan run out (Paterson/Matthews) 14
______________________________________
Sub-total 113
Extras 23
Total 133

Bowling

Paterson 4-0-27-0
Cousins S 4-0-12-1
Lowe 4-0-28-2
Cooper R 4-0-38-0
Lee (PS) 4-0-26-1

Note: Dodgers bowling figures adjusted from those
recorded in scorebook in order to make it balance

06 August 2009

Damian's Wedding Night Drinks

Damian is getting married next week and all Dodgers are invited to the
evening drinks in Central London.

--

Ruby Bar @ Jewel
Glasshouse Street
off Piccadilly Circus

19:30 onwards
Free bar whilst the money lasts!

Entry is via the Guest List only so please contact JC2 if you would
like to come.

04 August 2009

New fixture v Legal Commission

We have added a new fixture against the Legal Commission at Chiswick on Tuesday 3 September. This will be an evening game but it will start at 17:30 prompt and there will be 6-ball overs with 2 runs for wides and no balls and no extra ball.

03 August 2009

Corinthians Match Report

Check out Peter Lee's match report on our recent win against Corinthians at Chiswick.

29 July 2009

Dodgers v Science Museum

Barnes Common
6pm
20 overs
No retirement rule
Weather: Light drizzle

Dodgers 119 for 4 (Qureshi 33, McBarron 26*) beat Science Museum 103 for 4 (Cousins 4-1-7-1) by 16 runs

Man of the Match: Cousins - 4, McBarron - 4, Paterson - 1

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Taylor c ? b Edwards 5
Qureshi c ? b Crispin 33
Priest lbw b Robinson 15
Matthews c & b Crispin 2
McBarron not out 26
Paterson not out 13
__________________________________________
Sub-total 94
Extras 25
Total 119

DNB: Cooper J, Cousins, Orwell

FoW: 1-20, 2-54, 3-72, 4-72

Bowling of Science Museum

Alex
Henman
Robinson
Crispin
Stoddart
Baig

Innings of Science Museum

Humphreys lbw b Cooper 23
Levett b Cousins 0
Baig c Priest b McBarron 16
Martis run out (Paterson/Matthews) 21
Page not out 18
Stoddart not out 14
__________________________________________
Sub-total 92
Extras 11
Total 103

DNB: Egan, Proctor, Henman, Robinson, Elliott

Bowling of Dodgers

Orwell 4-0-27-0
Cousins 4-1-7-1
Paterson 4-0-15-0
Cooper J 4-0-24-1
McBarron 4-0-20-1

28 July 2009

Dodgers v Corinthians

Chiswick
6pm
Weather: Fair

Corinthians 68 (Lowe 5 for 8) lost to Dodgers - full details to come

Man of the Match: Lowe - 10, Lee (P-PS) - 1

Match Report by Peter Lee
 
A rare break in the late July storms saw the Dodgers taking on Belair Corinthians, eager to extract revenge for the comprehensive stuffing inflicted upon them earlier in the season.  Captain Priest, having [won/lost] the toss [elected] to field first, giving Corinthians first use of what looked like a placid wicket and Dodgers first use of an outfield strewn with its usual late-season helpings of goose droppings.  
 
Lowe was given choice of ends and, having been treated for shock, swiftly nominated the top end in order to maximise his raw pace.  The first ball whistled down at a terrifying 40 miles an hour and was dispatched disdainfully for four.  After the second ball nearly suffered the same fate, Lowe apologised and stated that “he hadn’t bowled fast for weeks”.  After briefly wondering in which parallel universe Lowe had ever bowled fast, assorted Dodgers suggested he perhaps aimed for accuracy instead. 
 
The rest, as they say, is history.  Corinthians batsmen, clearly influenced by the David Koresh-eque Messiah figure that is Mike Dollin, fell over each other to perish off his bowling.  Like depressed lemmings who, following a particularly bad day at the office, come home to find the wife in bed with the octogenarian next-door neighbour, they seemed only to eager to end it as swiftly as possible.    Barker bagged the first quack quack, dollying a simple c&b chance, swiftly followed by Dubey and Mendelsohn for similarly shaped blobs.  Dollin briefly detained the scorers and tested late arrival Fox with one swirling chance before generously offering him to chance for redemption a few balls later which he gobbled up faster than a hungry cricketer confronted by a plate of tea-time scones.  In between the Lowe-inspired carnage, Cooper bowled an excellent spell and was rewarded with the wicket of Thompson, snaffled by specialist short extra cover Westhead (OBE).  
 
Into Lowe’s last over and the tension rose with the fiver-for within touching distance.  The Corinthian batsmen seemed determined to see him off but with three balls left, he couldn’t resist a swipe which flew straight to Lee at mid-off.  Cue wild celebrations.  No Dodger has ever taken six-for and neither could Lowe as Gant blocked solidly .  Still, 4-1-8-5 was the second best-ever analysis for a Dodger and had firmly placed the home side in control.
 
The follow up bowling ensured that the boot remained firmly on the throat, Hilary was somewhat profligate, conceding an entire run off his four overs.  Fox probed away and picked a wicket from an excellent Marr catch.  A late flurry off Lee and McBarron made the score somewhat more respectable but left the Dodgers only needing 3 1/2 an over.
 
Nothing is ever easy for Dodgers though.  Hattea continued his excellent form with an unbeaten 25 but at the other end, there was a wobble as Marr, Priest and Westhead departed for low scores.  At 23-3 Corinthians were considering that the impossible could happen.  However, Hattea’s knock pushed the score along further and then a solid partnership, combining McBarron’s pragmatic nurdles and Lee’s agricultural whacks, rapidly closed things out.  A comfortable win was completed with 3.2 overs left by 7 wickets.  Over Lowe’s excellent post-match jugs, the Dodgers reflected on one of the all-time great bowling spells and some consistently strong fielding and catching.  MoM was a predictable landslide for Dodgers very own Phil Defreitas.

Scorecard

Innings of Corinthians

Thompson c Westhead b Cooper R 7
Barker c & b Lowe 0
Dubey b Lowe 0
Mendelsohn b Lowe 0
Dollin c Fox b Lowe 6
Neagle c Marr b Fox 4
Hayes c Lee (PS) b Lowe 0
Gant not out 30
Denetz run out (Hilary/McB) 5
Carter not out 6
_____________________________________
Sub-total 58
Extras 11
Total 69

Bowling of Dodgers

Lowe 4-1-8-5
Cooper R 4-0-12-1
Hilary 4-3-1-0
Fox 4-0-10-1
McBarron 2-0-15-0
Lee (P-PS) 2-0-21-0

Note: Lowe's bowling 2nd best ever
analysis for Dodgers

Innings of Dodgers

Hatteea not out 25
Marr c ? b Hayes 0
Priest c Dollin b Carter 1
Westhead run out 2
McBarron not out 12
Lee (P-PS) not out 20
_____________________________________
Sub-total 60
Extras 10
Total 70

DNB: Cooper R, Matthews, Lowe, Fox, Hilary

FoW: 1-12, 2-16, 3-23

Bowling of Corinthians

Hayes 4-0-10-1
Carter 4-1-11-1
Mendelsohn 2.4-0-9-0
Parker 3-0-14-0
Jim? 2-0-15-0
Dom? 1-0-7-0

26 July 2009

Dodgers v Tilburg Regions

Chiswick
2:30pm
40 overs
No retirement rule

Dodgers 191/3 (Qureshi 79*, McBarron 65) lost to Tilburg Regions 193 (Dodgers bowling TBC)

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

McBarron c wkt b Gall 65
Qureshi not out 79
Lee (P-RAIL) c & b Weston 20
Fitzgerald b Cromwell 1
Orwell not out 1
___________________________________
Sub-total 166
Extras 25
Total 191

FoW: 1-127, 2-172, 3-173

DNB: Cooper J, Lowe, Matthews, Benn, Carr, Cousins

Note: 127 opening partnership 3rd highest in Dodgers history

Bowling of Tilburg Regions

Weston 8-0-28-1
Cromwell 8-0-30-1
Sellers 3-0-21-0
Harris 2-0-9-0
Yates 3-0-24-0
Gauntlett 5-2-27-0
Rennie 7-1-29-0
Gall 4-0-17-1

Innings of Tilburg Regions

Wainwright c Matthews b Orwell 4
Wyatt b Cousins 0
Yates not out 87
Thompson b Cooper J 9
Gauntlett not out 62
____________________________________
Sub-total 174
Extras 19
Total 193

Bowling of Dodgers

Orwell 8-1-26-1
Cousins 8-0-21-1
Cooper J 5-0-30-1
Lowe 5-0-37-0
Fitzgerald 6-0-44-0
Benn 2-0-20-0
Carr 0.1-0-6-0

23 July 2009

Dodgers v Carib Beer XI

Regent's Park
6pm
20 overs
Weather: Dry, then torrential rain, then wet

Dodgers 161 for 4 (Radcliffe 28*, Hatteea 27*, Qureshi 27*, Taylor 25*) beat Carib XI 110 for 6 by 51 runs

Man of the Match: Carr - 4, Taylor - 4, Lowe - 1, Hatteea - 1, Cooper R - 1

A solid victory set up by five (count 'em!) retired not outs from a strong Dodgers batting line-up. Unfortunately the match was spoiled by a torrential downpour minutes into the Carib innings which saw the play being moved to the adjacent artificial pitch. The umpire apologised to the Cat for giving him run out when clearly he was in!

Read the Carib Beer XI match report.

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Taylor retired not out 25
Qureshi retired not out 27
Hatteea retired not out 27
Radcliffe retired not out 28
Westhead b Tungate 1
Cooper R retired not out 27
Matthews run out 0
Lowe ct Haight b Rogerson 3
Paterson not out 2
Cooper J ct Weaver b Mandeep 1
Carr not out 0
___________________________________
Sub-total 141
Extras 20
Total 161

Bowling of Carib XI

Rogerson 4-0-35-1
Mandeep 4-0-29-1
Hague 4-0-27-0
White 2-0-13-0
Willis 4-0-27-0
Tungate 1-0-6-1
Moss 1-0-18-0

Innings of Carib XI

Weaver c Matthews b Paterson 3 (8)
Bowen b Paterson 19 (20)
Tungate Not Out 25 (15)
Haigh Not Out 25 (19)
Harris b Lowe 0 (2)
Bailey b Lowe 2 (9)
Rogerson b Carr 9 (13)
White b Carr 1 (4)
Willis Not Out 5 (15)
Moss Not Out 2 (7)
___________________________________
Sub-total 93
Extras 17
Total (for 6) 110

DNB: Mandeep

Bowling of Dodgers

Patterson 4-0-23-2
Cooper J 4-0-28-0
Lowe 3-0-21-2
Cooper R 3-0-7-0
Carr 3-0-9-2
Hatteea 3-1-7-0

21 July 2009

Dodgers v Energy Exiles

Chiswick
6.30pm
20 overs
No retirement rule
Weather: Wet and then drying out but overcast

Dodgers 87-5 (McBarron 33, Carr 23*) lost to Energy Exiles 91-1 (Cooper R 4-0-22-0, Cooper J 4-0-23-0)

Man of the Match: The Legend - 6, McB - 2

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Dollin c ? b Thomas M 13
Lee (P-RAIL) b Wingfield 2
Westhead b Wingfield 1
McBarron run out 33
Cooper R c wkt b Thomas G 0
Carr not out 23
Hilary not out 4
_____________________________________________
Sub-total 76
Extras 11
Total 87

DNB: Cooper J, Matthews, Fox

FoW: 1-10, 2-17, 3-18, 4-20, 5-81

Note: 5th wicket partnership of 61 (McB/Carr)
is 5th highest in Dodgers history

Bowling of Energy Exiles

Wingfield 4-0-11-3
Thomas M 3-0-14-1
Thomas G 3-0-12-1
Gundry 4-1-13-0
Adam 3-0-24-0
Lamprecht 3-1-13-0

Innings of Energy Exiles

Hussain not out 58
Searle J run out 23
Lamprecht not out 0
_____________________________________________
Sub-total 81
Extras 10
Total 91

DNB: Peters, Thomas M, Gundry, Norlege,
Wingfield, Phillips, Thomas G

FoW: 1-86

Bowling of Dodgers

Cooper R 4-0-22-0
Cooper J 4-0-23-0
Fox 2-0-15-0
Hilary 2-0-12-0
Lee (P-RAIL) 0.5-0-9-0

17 July 2009

Sports Day 2009

11am
Chiswick
Dry and sunny then very wet

Codgers (Matthews, Taylor, Lee PS, Radcliffe, Dollin and Keeka) reached the semi-final before being beaten by Superstars but had two very good wins in the qualifying group. Dodgers' (Priest, Hilary, Fox, Cooper J, Paterson, Cousins) qualifying group was reduced to a sudden-death knockout after one of the teams failed to show up. Dodgers' semi-final against Souperstars was tight until the last over.

The Final between Dodgers and Superstars was a tight affair but Dodgers did very well to restrict Superstars to only 61. The key wicket of Gundry came in the second over off Cooper, a top-edged skier which was well snaffled by Hilary on the short legside boundary.

Dodgers started the chase in tremendous fashion with Priest hitting Taylor for successive sixes. Unfortunately a communication breakdown led to Priest being run out the next ball. Fox in at 3 hit a few lusty blows before he too was run out in mysterious circumstances. Cooper hit Perry for successive fours before being clean bowled 3 balls later. With twenty-odd required off the last two overs it was down to Hilary and Paterson to do the business. Abigail bowled the penultimate over which included 3 wides (which at 4 runs a piece was quite significant). So it came down to Gundry bowling the final over with only 6 runs required. With an aggressive tight line he was hard to hit. However a slack ball was called wide (to great protests). Two balls later another, even wider, delivery was not called wide. A scrambled single off the last ball meant that it finished in a tie. With no provision in the rule book for such a thing, there was no further action and the result was indeed confirmed as a tie.

Dodgers and Superstars collect the trophy

Dodgers celebrate in the pub

14 July 2009

Dodgers v St Anne's Allstars

Barnes Common
6pm
15 8-ball overs
Retire at 25

Dodgers 119-3 (McBarron 27*, Hatteea 27*, Dollin 25*) beat St Anne's Allstars 115 (Cooper J 4-1-4-1, McBarron 2.4-0-16-1, Lowe 4-0-26-1) by 7 wickets

Man of the Match: Hatteea - 4, Dollin - 2, Paterson - 2, Cooper J - 1

Scorecard
Innings of Dodgers

Morgan retired not out 25
Fletcher c & b Paterson 2
Hautot retired not out 26
Murray c Paterson b Cooper J 3
Radcliffe lbw b Lowe 6
Creswick run out (Cooper J/McBarron) 4
Begley retired not out 27
Gould not out 1
Seth st Matthews b McBarron 0
_________________________________________
Sub-total 94
Extras 21
Total 115

Bowling of Dodgers

Paterson 4-0-28-1
Cousins 4-0-21-0
Cooper J 4-1-4-1
Lowe 4-0-26-1
McBarron 2.4-0-16-1
Carr 1.2-0-11-0
[note: 8-balls overs bowled but converted
to 6-ball overs in this scorecard]

Innings of Dodgers

Dollin retired not out 25 (27m, 20b)
Hatteea retired not out 27 (15m, 13b)
Lee (P-RAIL) c ? b Hautot 0 (2m, 2b)
Marr c ? b Fletcher 13 (23m, 21b)
McBarron not out 27 (30b)
Matthews c wkt 2 (9m, 4b)
Carr not out 2 (3b)
_________________________________________
Sub-total 96
Extras 23
Total 119

DNB: Lowe, Paterson, Cooper J, Cousins
FoW: 1-54, 2-96, 3-109

Bowling of St Anne's Allstars

Seth 4-0-38-0
Hautot 4-0-30-1
Morgan 4-0-12-0
Fletcher 4-0-25-2
Murray 1.2-0-10-0
[note: 8-balls overs bowled but converted
to 6-ball overs in this scorecard]

09 July 2009

Dodgers v Superstars

Barnes Common
6pm
20 overs

Dodgers 161 for 7 (Hatteea 39*, Radcliffe 30) beat Superstars 132 for 7 (Hatteea 4-0-26-2, Lee (P-PS) 2-0-10-1) by 29 runs

Man of the Match: Hatteea - 10, Radcliffe - 1

Scorecard
Innings of Dodgers

Taylor b Mountain 22
Dollin c Gaught b Mountain 8
Lee (Pete-RAIL) c & b Brambatt 28
Radcliffe c Taylor b Conway 30
McBarron run out 6
Westhead b Brambatt 8
Hatteea not out 39
Lee (Peter-PS) b Conway 6
Fox not out 2
__________________________________________
Sub-total 149
Extras 12
Total 161

DNB: Paterson, Cousins

Bowling of Superstars

Taylor 4-0-39-0
Mountain 4-0-29-2
Robb 4-0-19-0
Brambatt 4-0-24-2
Conway 4-0-41-2

Innings of Superstars

Gaught c Lee (P-RAIL) b Cousins 22
Meyler run out 14
Williams b Hatteea 12
Davey b Hatteea 9
Conway c Dollin b Fox 29
Mountain run out 12
Brambatt c Dollin b Lee (PS) 18
Taylor not out 2
Robb not out 2
__________________________________________
Sub-total 120
Extras 12
Total 132

Bowling of Dodgers

Paterson 4-0-22-0
Cousins 4-0-24-1
Hatteea 4-0-26-2
Fox 4-0-48-1
Lee (P-PS) 2-0-10-1
McBarron 2-0-11-0

02 July 2009

Dodgers v Corinthians

Belair Park, West Dulwich
6pm
20 overs
Retire at 25
Weather: Hot and Sunny
Scorer: Cooper J

Corinthians 179 for 5 (Keeka 4-0-44-3) beat Dodgers 146 for 4 (McBarron 26*, Qureshi 25*, Hilary 23) by 33 runs

Man of the Match: Hilary - 3, McBarron - 3, Keeka - 2, Paterson - 1 [1 vote to come]

Scorecard
Innings of Corinthians

Thornton not out 29
Dollin retired not out 25
Bentham lbw b Keeka 16
Gant retired not out 25
Safiulla c Paterson b Keeka 4
Sibley b Fox 22
Alexander c Taylor b Paterson 12
Hayes b Keeka 20
Dubey not out 4
__________________________________________
Sub-total 156
Extras 23
Total 179

Bowling of Dodgers

Hilary 4-0-27-0
Cooper J 4-0-31-0
Paterson 4-0-40-1
Keeka 4-0-44-3
Fox 4-0-33-1

Innings of Dodgers

Taylor b Alexander 7
Qureshi retired not out 25
Hilary b Alexander 23
McBarron retired not out 26
Lee (Peter-PS) c wkt b Gant 0
Paterson c Gant b Bentham 19
Fox not out 21
Matthews not out 8
__________________________________________
Sub-total 129
Extras 17
Total 146

FoW: 1-12, 2-36, 3-74, 4-109

DNB: Cooper, Keeka

Bowling of Corinthians

Hayes 3-0-6-0
Alexander 4-0-35-2
Gant 3-0-20-1
Sibley 3-0-28-0
Dugay 3-0-18-0
Bentham 2-0-10-1
Thornton 2-0-25-0

Dog on pitch after 5.2 overs

01 July 2009

The Legend of JC

Congratulations to JC who has finally qualified for the All-Time bowling averages with his 2-0-19-1 last night v Motley Crew.

John Carr's All-Time Bowling


O R W SR Avg Best

50 308 13 23.08 23.69 2-6

30 June 2009

Dodgers v Motley Crew

"The horror!"

Chiswick
6pm
20 overs
Retire at 25
Weather: Hot and sunny then overcast

Man of the Match: Marr - 4, McBarron - 4, Cousins - 2, Carr - 1

Match Report [by various]

On a fine balmy (barmy?) Chiswick evening the Dodgers came unstuck against a bunch of beefy Safs. We were a bowler or two light and they had 5 or 6 players who hit everything aerial which gave real value from long boundaries and slow outfields. We also fielded very poorly to compound things.

Chasing a high total we forfeited the top order to early slogging and a low ball (Pete Lee-RAIL). We were 17-4 after 7 overs at one point. We then rallied to avoid our worst ever score (a lowly 50 Dodgers stats fans). But they had a lot of bowling options including a leg break bowler who turned it square and got the ball to lift horribly. With better catching we might have been all out for less than 50.

Innings of Motley Crew

Yates retired not out 21
Stevens b Cousins 6
Peters c Lee (Rail) b Cooper J 11
Sowrey retired hurt 23
Robson c Matthews b Cooper J 20
Lamp retired not out 26
Gauntlett retired not out 27
Joshi not out 6
Norledge c Lee (Rail) b Carr 1
Roberts not out 5
________________________________________
Sub-total 147
Extras 10
Total (for 4) 157

Bowling of Dodgers

Cousins 4-0-15-1
Streatfeild 4-0-35-0
Cooper J 4-0-26-2
McBarron 4-0-27-0
Marr 2-0-32-0
Carr 2-0-19-1

Innings of Dodgers

Dollin c ? b Johnson 1
Qureshi b Joshi 2
Lee (RAIL) b Gauntlett 1
Marr retired not out 28
Westhead c ? b Norledge 2
McBarron c & b Yates 15
Cooper J c & b Yates 0
Carr run out 6
Streatfeild c wkt b King 1
Cousins not out 5
Matthews not out 2
________________________________________
Sub-total 63
Extras 5
Total (for 4) 68

FoW: 1-2, 2-4, 3-9, 4-17, 5-52, 6-52, 7-53, 8-61

Bowling of Motley Crew

Gauntlett 3-0-5-1
Johnson 3-0-6-1
Joshi 3-0-10-1
Norledge 2-0-10-1
Roberts 2-0-8-0
Stevens 2-0-12-0
King 2-0-7-1
Yates 1-0-2-2
Sowrey 2-0-10-0

28 June 2009

Dodgers v Weekenders

Chiswick
3pm
Timed game
Weather: Dry, overcast

Dodgers 171 for 8 (Radcliffe 40 off 66, McBarron 33 off 37, Taylor 28 off 46, Cooper 15* off 8) drew with Weekenders 170 for 2 (Cousins 17-1-74-2, Lowe 8-0-47-0)

Man of the Match: Cousins - 7, Radcliffe - 3

Match report by Peter Lee

Nine Weekenders travelled to Chiswick for an encounter with the Dodgers at the sixties architectural treasure trove that is the civil service sports ground. With five debutantes, skipper Jeyaratnam opted for safety first by inviting Dodgers to have first use. A stout opening stand of 65 by occasional Weekenders Taylor and Radcliffe saw off the fiery opening stints of Dibley and new boy Orwell. Erasmus then struck in his first over before both Lee (no relation) and Radcliffe fell to grubbers. Haseem picked up his second wicket with a peach, bracketed by a pair of run-outs including a direct hit from Lee. De Silva spun some sharp leg breaks to pick off a couple more, including the determined McBarron. Some quick running and late hitting saw Dodgers finish on a challenging 171 – 8.

Weekenders kicked off the chase with a solid stand of 99 for the first wicket. When Lee was dismissed for 36, having withstood a barrage of sledging, the run-rate was a very gettable 5.5 an over but momentum stalled a little as Hogben ran out of steam and the Dodgers bowling tightened up. Cousins in particular tied up one end with a mammoth 17 over spell. When Hogben finally fell for a magnificent 60, 46 were needed off five overs. Some sharp running and beefy hitting from De Silva, including a mammoth six, got the equation down to 12 off the last over but the valiant chase fell two short, and one short of a remarkable second consecutive tie. A sporting draw was a fair result in a cracking game played with great spirit by two well-matched sides.

Champagne moment: Erasmus's Austin Powers-esque cry of "yeah baby!" as De Silva's huge hit sailed into nearby gardens.

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Taylor c De Silva b Erasmus 28
Radcliffe b Haseem 40
Lee (Pete-Rail) b Malik 9
McBarron st Lee b De Silva 33
Westhead Run Out (Orwell) 0
Carr b Haseem 0
Raj Run Out (Lee) 9
Matthews c Hogben b de Silva 6
Cooper (J) Not Out 15
Lowe Not Out 1
_________________________________________
Sub-total 141
Extras 30
Total (for 8 wickets) 171

DNB Cousins

Bowling of Weekenders

Dibley 7-2-24-0
Orwell 6-0-25-0
Malik 5-0-25-1
Erasmus 6-0-23-1
Haseem 4-0-28-2
De Silva 5-0-28-2
Jeyaratnam 2-0-12-0

Innings of Weekenders

Lee c McBarron b Cousins 36
Hogben b Cousins 60
Erasmus Not Out 21
De Silva Not Out 32
________________________________________
Sub-total 149
Extras 21
Total 170

DNB Jeyaratnam, Dibley, Haseem, Orwell, Malik

Bowling of Dodgers

Raj 5-0-23-0
Cousins 17-1-74-2
Cooper J 4-0-26-0
Lowe 8-0-47-0

Match Drawn

25 June 2009

Dodgers v ATOC

Regent's Park
6pm
2 runs wide/no ball
Retire at 25

Dodgers 114-8 (Cooper R 25*, Cooper J 21*) bt ATOC 68 all out (Cooper R 4-0-16-3, Fox 1.5-1-0-2, Cooper J 3-1-2-2, Paterson 4-0-25-2) by 46 runs

Man of the Match: Cooper R - 7, Cooper J - 4

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Hatteea c & b Tolley 0
Taylor c Greg b Tolley 1
Lee (P-RAIL) b Barkham 11
Cooper R retired not out 25
Westhead b Searle 8
Carr c Denyer b Law T 5
Fox lbw b Law T 6
Lowe c Greg b Law T 4
Cooper J not out 21
Paterson not out 3
_______________________________________
Sub-total 84
Extras 30
Total (for 7) 114

DNB: Matthews

FoW: 1-0, 2-5, 3-14, 4-60, 5-75, 6-85

Bowling of ATOC

Tolley 4-0-29-2
Barkham 2-1-4-1
Searle 4-0-26-1
Henry 4-0-23-0
Law T 4-1-8-3
Law J 1-0-3-0
Denyer 0.5-0-8-0

Innings of ATOC

Dollin c Cooper R b Paterson 11
Hodges b Cooper R 4
Denyer c & b Cooper R 2
Law J c Taylor b Paterson 2
Thompson c Lowe b Cooper J 7
Law T b Cooper R 4
Tolley b Cooper J 0
Searle c Cooper R b Lowe 1
Henry b Fox 9
Greensit not out 5
Barkham c Westhead b Fox 0
_______________________________________
Sub-total 45
Extras 23
Total 68

Bowling of Dodgers

Paterson 4-0-25-2
Cooper R 4-0-16-3
Cooper J 3-1-2-2
Lowe 3-0-19-1
Fox 1.5-1-0-2
Hatteea 1-0-4-0

17 June 2009

Dodgers v LSE Staff

LSE Ground, Berrylands
2pm (or rather 2 for 2.30pm)
Warm, overcast with light rain later
35 overs
Retire at 50

Toss agreed: Dodgers batted first.

Dodgers 187 for 7 (McBarron 46 - 65 balls, Priest 32 - 39 balls, Hatteea 31, Cooper J 24*) lost to LSE Staff 188 for 6 (Hatteea 7-0-41-2, Cooper J 4-0-16-1, Fox 7-1-34-1) by 4 wickets

MoM: Cooper J - 5, Hatteea - 4, McBarron - 1

Match Report

A nearly complete Dodgers side comprising 8 stalwarts in need of an afternoon off and 2 borrowed Superstars (thanks Colin and Mark) turned out on for the annual match against the LSE's Staff team at an overcast Berrylands.

Batting first, Dodgers openers McB and Lee the Younger made steady progress before the latter was bowled for 15. Williams in his first ever start for the Dodgers could only add 6. However, a partnership of 54 for the 3rd wicket between McBarron and Priest saw a recovery. The unlucky Davey was run out without facing a ball to bring in Hatteea for a swift 31. Cooper hit an unbeaten 24 including some lusty blows to take the final total on to 187.

It was always going to be a hard total to defend...

Selected highlights of the Dodgers bowling were:

- Appleton walking to Cooper's bowling when only The Cat appealed.
- Priest setting an 8-0 legside field to Pope for a few balls.

Scorecard
Innings of Dodgers

McBarron c Patel b Crowe 46
Lee (Pete-RAIL) b Sunny 15
Williams b Mullett 6
Priest c Appleton b Mullett 32
Davey run out 0
Hatteea c Sunny b Patel 31
Fox b Crowe 12
Cooper J not out 24
Matthews not out 5
__________________________________________
Sub-total 171
Extras 16
Total (for 7) 187

DNB: Pope

FoW: 1-31, 2-40, 3-94, 4-94, 5-113

Bowling of LSE

Sunny 8-1-29-1
Patel R 7-0-30-1
Appleton 7-0-35-0
Mullett 7-0-34-2
Crowe 5-0-37-2
Baldwin 1-0-7-0

Innings of LSE

Jordan c & b Hatteea 25
Manesh c Hatteea b Fox 4
Appleton c Matthews b Cooper J 13
Crowe retired not out 52
Baldwin run out 37
Patel c Matthews b Hatteea 11
Sunny not out 36
Mullet not out 1
__________________________________________
Sub-total 182
Extras 6
Total (for 7) 188

FoW: 1-13

Bowling of Dodgers

Fox 7-1-34-1
Cooper J 4-0-16-1
Hatteea 7-0-41-2
Pope 3-0-40-0
McBarron 5-0-35-0
Lee (Pete-RAIL) 1.1-0-11-0
Davey 1-0-5-0

Notes: McBarron/Priest 54 partnership for 3rd wicket

11 June 2009

Dodgers v RSSB Stingers

Chiswick
6pm
20 overs
Retire at 25
Weather: Dry, sunny

Dodgers 131 for 1 (Taylor 27*, Dollin 27*, McBarron 25*) beat RSSB Stingers 128 for 7 (Atkinson 4-0-16-2, Cooper J 4-0-19-2) by 9 wickets

MoM: Cooper J - 4, Atkinson - 2, Dollin - 1, Qureshi - 1, Taylor - 1, Westhead - 1

Thanks to TQ for playing for the oppo - and getting a MoM vote!

Scorecard
Innings of RSSB

Weltz not out 33
Duggan b Fox 11
Baker b Atkinson 9
Zoppos b Atkinson 5
Qureshi lbw b Fox 6
Murphy b Cooper J 8
Stout retired not out 25
Harrison b Cooper J 5
Minson b Streatfeild 10
Tandy not out 4
________________________________________________
Sub-total 116
Extras 12
Total 128

Bowling of Dodgers

Cooper R 4-0-19-0
Streatfeild 4-0-36-1
Atkinson 4-0-16-2
Fox 4-0-27-2
Cooper J 4-0-19-2

Innings of Dodgers

Taylor retired not out 27
Dollin retired not out 27
McBarron retired not out 25
Westhead b Harrison 14
Carr not out 14
Matthews not out 0
________________________________________
Sub-total 105
Extras 26
Total 131

FoW: 1-88

DNB: Cooper R, Fox, Streatfeild, Cooper J, Atkinson

Bowling of RSSB

Richard 3.2-0-22-0
Martin 4-0-7-0
Duggan 3-0-28-0
Harrison 3-0-21-1
Harry 2-0-15-0
Murphy 2-0-12-0
Baker 1-0-9-0

09 June 2009

Dodgers v Science Museum

Barnes Common
20 overs
6pm

Dodgers 161 for 2 (Priest 61, Dollin 37) beat Science Museum 112 all out (Cooper R 3-0-19-3, Hilary 3-0-11-1) by 4 runs

MoM: Priest - 5, Cooper R - 3, Lee (P-RAIL) - 3

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Priest b Humphreys 61
Dollin b Rye 37
Lee (Pete-RAIL) not out 40 (18)
Fox not out 9
______________________________________________
Sub-total 147
Extras 14
Total 161

DNB: Carr, Cooper R, Paterson, Cousins, Hilary, Lowe, Cooper J

FoW: 1-84, 2-106

Bowling of Science Museum

Elliott 4-0-16-0
Sandiford 4-0-24-0
Baig 4-0-39-0
Rye 3-0-20-1
Humphreys 3-0-16-1
Robinson 1-0-19-0
Gouk 1-0-18-0

Innings of Science Museum

Humphreys b Cooper R 26
Gouk b Cousins 0
Baig lbw b Cooper R 26
Sandiford run out 6
Martis c Lee (Rail) b Hilary 6
Rye b Lowe 7
Elliott b Cooper R 5
Egan run out 4
Robinson run out 24
Thompson not out 1
______________________________________________
Sub-total 104
Extras 8
Total 112

Bowling of Dodgers

Paterson 4-0-22-0
Cousins 4-0-24-1
Cooper R 3-0-19-3
Hilary 3-0-15-1
Lowe 3-0-13-1
Cooper J 3-1-13-0

03 June 2009

Dodgers v Weasels

Chiswick
35 overs
2pm (ish)

Weasels 155 for 1 (Carr 2-0-10-1) beat Dodgers 154 for 8 (Dollin 55, McBarron 34) by 9 wickets

MoM: Dollin - 8, Cousins - 2

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Priest lbw b Pagan 23
Dollin run out 55
Lee (P-PS) c Michaels b Patel 14
McBarron b Dyer 34
Carr b Shaw 1
Matthews c Triggs b Allam 1
Streatfeild b Shaw 5
Cousins c Thurman b Shaw 0
Atkinson not out 10
Pope not out 1
__________________________________________
Sub-total 144
Extras 10
Total 154

FoW: 1-50, 2-97, 3-104, 4-110, 5-119, 6-131, 7-131, 8-154

Bowling of Weasels

Dyer 7-1-33-1
Thomas 5-0-32-0
Pagan 2-0-14-1
Allam 7-0-38-1
Patel 7-1-23-1
Shaw 7-2-13-3

Innings of Weasels

Michaels retired not out 75
Triggs not out 61
Shaw not out 4
Hilson b Carr 0
__________________________________________
Sub-total 140
Extras 15
Total 155

DNB: Thurman, Dyer, Hurley

Bowling of Dodgers

Cousins 7-2-14-0
Streatfeild 5-1-23-0
Atkinson 4-0-18-0
Pope 5-0-51-0
Lee (P-PS) 3-0-23-0
McBarron 2.2-0-9-0
Carr 2-0-10-1

28 May 2009

Dodgers v English Heritage

Chiswick
6pm
20 overs

English Heritage 106 for 2 (Cooper R 4-1-7-1) beat Dodgers 105 for 9 (Priest 18, Dollin 20, Lee P RAIL 23) by 8 wickets

MoM: Hatteea - 7, Cooper R - 3, Raj - 1

Scorecard

Innings of Dodgers

Priest b Hindle 18
Dollin c Hindle b Memon 20
Lee (P RAIL) b Griffiths 23
Hatteea b Griffiths 6
Qureshi c & b Memon 2
Cooper R b Griffiths 2
Carr Not Out 5
Fox c Gould b Cromack 1
Raj run out (Hashmi/Frankham) 3
Lowe b Cromack 10
Paterson Not Out 1
________________________________________
Sub-total 91
Extras 14
Total (for 9 wickets) 105

Smith 4-0-24-0
Hindle 4-0-27-1
Memon 4-0-13-2
Griffiths 4-1-14-3
Ireson 2-0-14-0
Cromack 2-0-12-2

Innings of English Heritage

S Cowburn Retired not out 25 (20)
R Gould LBW b Cooper 15 (33)
N Hashmi Retired not out 23 (18)
T Vernon b Hatteea 5 (22)
O Frankham Not Out 23 (21)
A Ireson Not Out 4 (4)
________________________________________
Sub-total 95
Extras 11
Total (for 2 wickets) 106

DNB: T Cromack, P Griffiths, S Memon, J Hindle, L Smith

Bowling of Dodgers

Paterson 3-0-22-0
Lowe 4-0-22-0
Cooper R 4-1-7-1
Fox 2-0-21-0
Raj 3-0-22-0
Sasha 2.2-0-12-1

Fall: 1-59 (Gould) 2-85 (Vernon)

21 May 2009

4DAs Sports Day

Chiswick
10am

A Superstars team guest starring Dodgers John Hilary and Rob Fox finished runners-up in the annual 4DAs 6-a-side Sports Day.

19 May 2009

Dodgers v KAI Dragons

Chiswick
6pm
20 overs

KAI Dragons 134 for 7 (Cooper R 4-2-18-2) bt Dodgers 82 all out (Hilary 16) by 52 runs

Mini-match report by The Cat:

"We were soundly stuffed. They got 135ish with 4 players retiring on 25 and we got 90ish all out in the 17th over - highest score 16!! (and I pulled my hamstring whilst attempting, unsuccessfully, to avoid being run out.) We also forgot we were playing away on Tuesday and locked all the kit in the lockers and then Pete Lee left the keys in his kit at home and went on holiday!! Ah well it looks like it's going to be one of those seasons."

Scorecard

Innings of KAI Dragons

O'Donnell c Matthews b Cooper R 0
Beckett lbw b Cooper R 17
Whitehead Retired not out 25
Johal Retired not out 25
Grayson c Lee (Peter-PS) b Hilary 18
Jones Retired not out 25
Kotecha Not out 7
Radford Not out 10
___________________________________________
Sub-total 127
Extras 7
Total (for 3) 134

DNB: Southworth, Pearson, Hayman

Bowling of Dodgers

Cooper R 4-2-18-2
Atkinson 4-0-32-0
Raj 4-0-37-0
Lowe 4-0-34-0
Hilary 4-0-13-1

Innings of Dodgers

Lee (Peter-PS) c wkt b Kotecha 1
Qureshi b Kotecha 1
Westhead c Surinder b Kotecha 10
Lee (Pete-RAIL) c Surinder b Kotecha 6
Radcliffe b Southworth 9
Raj c ? b Radford 12
Hilary c ? b Radford 16
Matthews run out 3
Cooper R b Radford 7
Lowe not out 7
Atkinson c ? b Hayman 1
___________________________________________
Sub-total 71
Extras 11
Total (all out) 82

Bowling of KAI Dragons

Kotecha 4-0-9-4
Jones 2-0-16-0
Southworth 4-0-28-1
Radford 4-0-15-3
Hayman 2.4-0-12-1
Pearson 1-0-1-0

12 May 2009

Dodgers v Superstars

Chiswick
6pm
20 overs
No retirement rule

Dodgers 109 for 6 (Priest 18, Marr 14) lost to Superstars 110 for 3 (Cousins 4-0-6-0, McBarron 2-0-11-1) by 7 wickets

Scorecard below

A bright blustery evening at Chiswick saw this season's first encounter with Superstars unfold on Tuesday evening. Priest, substituting for the late-to-arrive Carr, won the toss and elected to bat. Matt Taylor accompanied Neil to the crease to face opening bowlers Gundry and Mountain. It was fairly slow going due to some very tight stuff from Gundry but it was Mountain who took the first wicket, that of Taylor who took his eye off the ball and was clean bowled much to his very vocal chagrin. Having already been dropped behind in the third over, Matt was quite fortunate. Damian Radcliffe was next in and took a while to get settled, facing 9 balls before getting off the mark. Meanwhile Priest was dropped by Gigg on the boundary. Once settled, Damian played some fine strokes including two fours before Conway (on for Mountain) had him caught at square leg. In contrast, number four batsman Russ Marr got off to a flying start with 8 off 3 balls. He progressed steadily and appeared to be set for a big score when he was caught behind by Walker off Mike Taylor (on for Gundry who finished with a fine 4-1-9-0). Two minutes later Neil Priest was caught by Conway, again off Taylor for 18. Neil had batted for 45 minutes but faced only 23 balls! With Dodgers on 56 for 4 off 13 overs it was time to step up a gear. Phil McBarron and John Carr put on 25 for the 5th wicket in 12 minutes with both scoring at around a run a ball. Phil was caught and bowled by the returning Mountain which brought in Peter Lee. Bringing a welcome do-or-die spirit, Peter immediately launched into it but his aggression brought his downfall attempting to launch a mighty blow over long off he instead holed out to a fine catch. Step up John Hilary for a bit more of the same... and then some. A quickfire 13 of ten balls not only saw Dodgers to an acceptable total of 109 but also threatened to bring about the untimely demise of our beloved captain. JC survived and kept his part of the bargain in finishing on 9 off 9 balls.

Gaught and Conway opened the batting for Superstars with Cousins and Cooper taking bowling honours for Dodgers. Simon caused all kinds of problems at the one end and kept a very tight ship whilst Cooper at the other end was simply experiencing all kinds of problems, exacerbated by the very blustery conditions. The scoreboard ticked over steadily and Cooper was replaced by Fox in the 8th over. Simon Cousins meanwhile ended with splendid figures of 4-1-6-0 and was replaced by John Hilary. JH seemed to be getting some fine swing and was rewarded with the wicket of Matt Conway courtesy of a McBarron catch. Cooper dropped a steepling catch from a typical big hit by Gaught off Fox. Gaught made his fifty but was out soon after to a catch by Marr off the returning Cooper. Evison departed for a duck off McBarron to a "slip" catch by Priest. It was left to Gigg to score the winning run off Priest.

[detailed scorecard for Superstars innings not available]

Man of the Match: Cousins / Hilary (5 each), Cooper J - 1 (no, me neither)

Scorecard below


Innings of Dodgers  RunsBallsS/RMins
Priestc Conwayb Taylor182378.2645
TaylorbMountain71643.7513
Radcliffec (Sq leg)Conway101855.5614
Marrc Walkerb Taylor141877.7814
McBarronc & bMountain131681.2514
Carrnot out 99100.0024
Leec ?b Mountain5683.334
Hilarynot out 1310130.009
Sub-Total  89   
Extras  20   
Total  109116Balls 
Did not bat: Fox, Cooper J, Cousins
Fall of wicket: 1-14 (Taylor 7), 2-32 (Radcliffe 10)
3-55 (Marr 14) 4-56 (Priest 18)
5-81 (McBarron 13) 6-87 (Lee 5)
      
Bowling of SuperstarsOMRW  
Gundry4190  
Mountain40213  
Conway40241  
Taylor40212  
Wayvern40311  
       
Innings of Superstars  RunsBallsS/RMins
Gaughtc Marrb Cooper J50   
Conwayc McBarronb Hilary32   
WalkerNot out 19   
Evisonc Priestb McBarron0   
Giggnot out 1   
Sub-Total  102   
Extras  8   
Total  110 Balls 
Did not bat:       
Bowling of DodgersOMRW  
Cousins4060  
Cooper J40301  
Fox40250  
Hilary40241  
McBarron20111  
Priest0.1010