Pacific play out cautious draw
Pacific v Acton Town at Tufnell Park  Sat 19-Apr-1997
Drawn 
 

The season finally got underway with a gentle draw played in cold conditions with neither side prepared to take the risk to win.

AT : 148-6. D Roberts 9-4-18-3
P : 117-4. B Davis 42* A John 11-6-18-3

AT were 14-3 with Darryl Roberts taking 2 early wickets but the other opener went on to make 50, leaving Darryl with 3-18 off his 9 overs.

A mid order collapse saw Pacific reach 46-4 from 37-0. No easy runs were awarded which left Pacific simply to play out a cautious draw, Brian Davis scoring 42* off 45 balls & was top scorer & Andrew John, Acton's opening quick with 3-18.Due to Captain Steve Lays hand injury,he put himself at the bottom of the order & was out for several weeks as a result.

P : PH MH+ JDH CJ A Maidment BD DR MP FB SL* IL