C.E.C.C.| Shepherds Cot | Crouch End | North London | N8 8JJ
COME ON YOU HORNS(ey)
After a couple of good victories, the 4ths were in confident mood going into their home clash with local rivals Hornsey.
We had a good side on paper...sadly the game is played on grass and we were shot out for 84...mentions must go to Simon who batted heroically/stoically/painstakingly/grimly for his 19 and Shiva who looked in good nick before holing out for 18...Robin and KC bowled well for the oppo but no one cares…
Although North Middlesex won the toss and asked Crouch End to bat, the Crouch End innings was uncannily similar to the chasing innings last week. In each case only 4 wickets fell, Ruaridh made a brisk, powerful contribution in the region of 50 and Shiva got a big unbeaten score, this time 85. The Crouch End total of 231 also featured some classy back-foot boundaries by Sanjay and a patient, well-judged 48 not out from Hikmatullah. Murmurings among the opposition led to the supposition…Continue