Northwood 1st XI Cricket Take the Win vs DHS

Northwood played DHS at DHS on Saturday 24 October. The game was delayed due to a damp pitch and play only started at 10H00.  The game was reduced to 35 overs. DHS won the toss and put Northwood into bat. The Northwood opening batsmen found the going tough during the first 10 overs . After 15 overs Northwood had struggled to 32/3 and at this stage DHS were well on top.

Blade Capell (59) then joined Junaid Syed (32) and between them helped Northwood into a good position with some positive batting. After they departed the rest of Northwood batting line up kept the scoreboard rolling. After 35 overs Northwood reached 181/7. With B de Meilon from DHS the pick of the bowlers taking 3/24.

After lunch DHS never got into their stride and could not get the scoreboard ticking over. Only B de Meilon (40) managed to keep Northwood bowlers at bay but the rest batted too slowly . DHS were eventually bowled out for 142 with the pick of Northwood bowlers P Abraham 2/15 and S Cairem 2/34. Northwood won by 39 runs.


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