The drawing frustrations were entirely exorcised today spearheaded by Mike Alexander - who with the new ball in his hand for the 1st time this season - wreaked havoc among the VL innings.
VL 90-10. M Alexander 7-34
PCC 94-3 S Lay 32* C Jones 25*. Rob 7.5-1-19-1
In fairness they continued to play their shots but couldnt get themselves out of trouble & after 1 & 1/2 hours , Mike had wrapped it up. Credit too to Paul Attwood keeping wicket for the 1st time this season , & took 3 sharp chances - all of which were travelling !.
VL had one eye on a beer match hoping perhaps that Pacific would blaze past the total , but opener Steve Lay did everything right & despite the loss of 3 partners, he & Craig Jones put on an unbeaten 39. Craig even put a cherry on the icing with a six back past the bowler - Rob, to win the game with still one hour & 10 minutes before the final hour was due to be called. A truly emphatic win turning around last season's dissapointment in Hampstaed Heath Extension & recording a first win against the VPCCL rivals
P: S Lay* C O'Grady J Davies A Roberts C Jones J Mitchell P Attwood+ I Lay A Godwin M Alexander P Hollman