Webley Continues Fine Form & Roberts Picks up Season's Best
Pacific v Crossbats at Moor Mead  Sat 11-Oct-2008 at 12 noon
Won 68 runs
 

On a beautiful autumn day at Moor Mead Pacific triumphed thanks principally due to fine displays by Webley and Roberts. Pacific batted first as most of the bowling attack arrived late.

Hollman was yorked early on bringing Tempany to the crease. Tempany blasted 37 before following the norm for Pacific's Aussie contingent by failing to have a look at the loopy spinners who profilerate at Moor Mead and lobbed a catch to cover off the loopy spinner's first ball. Bastin gave catching practice to gully and Davies and Roberts hit big sixes only to fall shortly after. At 120/6 Pacific were wobbling.

Webley and Smith saved the innings with a superbly paced partnership. Jon's 113* was chanceless and included a six that dented a car. Smith provided great support in a century partnership that is the 3rd highest for the 7th wicket.

The Crossbats reply got off to a poor start as their reversing of the order resulted in two quick wickets. However, their third wicket partnership thrived after a controversial refusal of an appeal for a clear stumping. At 88/2 at drinks the match was wide open but after the eternally unlucky Smith (multiple lbw appeals turned down) was hit out of the attack Roberts took control. It was supreme display of wicket to wicket bowling by Roberts to claim the best figures of the season.

After Roberts wreaked devastation to leave Crossbats 140/8 Pacific eased off and concentration wavered including Gleadow missing four chances in the field.

MOM: Webley's 113* won the popular vote although this reporter felt Roberts 5-20 deserved it.

The XI are:- Chris Atkin*, Frank Baglivi, Rob Bastin, James Gleadow, Peter Hollman, Darryl Roberts, James Smith, Darren Tempany, Jon Webley, Jim Davies & Pete Alexander.12th Luke Hollman


Pacific v Crossbats
 
Pacific innings Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s
  Peter Hollman b Van Buren  0  7  8  0  0  
  Rob Bastin c Lawrence b Dunbar  5  34  21  0  0  
  Darren Tempany c Smith b Winch  37  40  23  8  0  
  Jon Webley not out  113  129  93  11  7  
  Chris Atkin c Tillson b Lawrence  4  13  10  1  0  
  Jim Davies c Nicholls b Winch  15  19  17  0  2  
  Darryl Roberts b Lawrence  8  7  4  0  1  
  James Smith b Van Buren  33  68  51  5  1  
  Pete Alexander not out  12  9  9  2  0  
  James Gleadow did not bat  0  0  0  0  0  
  Frank Baglivi did not bat  0  0  0  0  0  
 Extras (b 6, lb 2, w 22, nb 3) 33    
 TOTAL (40.0 Overs) 261-7    
 
 
 Fall of wickets:  1-2 [Hollman] , 2-46 [Bastin] , 3-60 [Tempany] , 4-82 , 5-111 [Davies] , 6-121 [Roberts] , 7-235 [Smith]
 
Bowling O M R W  
 Dunbar 6 1 31 1  
 Van Buren 8 1 55 2  
 Lawrence 8 1 43 2  
 Winch 5 0 38 2  
 Tillson 6 0 25 0  
 Smith 6 0 25 0  
 Wright 1 0 12 0  
 Ross 2 0 17 0  
 
 
Crossbats innings Runs Mins Balls 4s 6s
  Nicholls b Gleadow  6  0  0  1  0  
  Tillson b Alexander  0  0  0  0  0  
  Collier b Atkin  66  0  0  12  0  
  Wright b Roberts  23  0  0  5  0  
  Winch b Roberts  1  0  0  0  0  
  Ross c & b Roberts  4  0  0  0  0  
  Dunbar b Roberts  4  0  0  1  0  
  Van Buren b Roberts  0  0  0  0  0  
  Carter c Baglivi b Bastin  36  0  0  8  0  
  Smith b Alexander  10  0  0  1  0  
  Lawrence not out  14  0  0  2  0  
 Extras (b 6, lb 6, w 12, nb 1) 25    
 TOTAL (39.1 Overs) 193    
 
 
 Fall of wickets:  1-7 [Nicholls] , 2-7 [Tillson] , 3-108 [Wright] , 4-116 [Collier] , 5-119 [Winch] , 6-123 [Dunbar] , 7-124 [Van Buren] , 8-137 [Ross] , 9-170 [Carter] , 10-193 [Smith]
 
Bowling O M R W  
 James Gleadow 8 2 35 1  
 Pete Alexander 5.1 1 23 2  
 James Smith 6 1 37 0  
 Darryl Roberts 8 1 20 5  
 Chris Atkin 4 1 23 1  
 Jim Davies 5 0 25 0  
 Rob Bastin 3 0 18 1  
 
 

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