Amos entertains
Pacific v Meadhurst at BP ground  Sun 15-Jun-1997
Won by 116 runs
 

A true batting surface & captain, Peter Hollman was able to name a side which included all the Club's best batters champing on the bit to get 1st use.

P : 230-5 dec. S Emmins 72, D Murray 60, I Amos 44. Gleed 13-2-61-3
M : 114-8 (all out). Wills 48. A Roberts 6.5-1-41-5

At 10-2 Hollman & Jonathan Hardisty were gone, Steve Emmins & David Murray put on 128 for the 3rd wicket both showing excellent stroke play as they hit the ball around all quarters taking advantage of a depleted Meadhurst attack.

Another welcome return for Ian Amos as the stage was set with a thrilling 44 off 26 balls. He & left hander John Green put on 58 runs in the final 6 overs in just 25 minutes.Gleed who had earlier bowled his swing with cunning went for 41 in his 2nd 5 over spell as opposed to his opening spell of 2-20 off 8.

Wills bowled his off spin very tightly & his figures did not do his figures justice but he batted at 4 & was their best chance of winning.Opening bowlers Peter Hollman & Ian Lay picked up a wicket each but it was the spinners especially Allan Roberts who did the real damage backed up by some excellent fielding & catching.

Ian Amos took a superb diving catch in the covers to dismiss Muggeridge. With 17 overs to spare, Pacific cruised home which was a marvellous tonic ahead of a gruelling tour to come.

P : JDH PH* SE* DM CJ JG IA FB IL AR


 

Other matches:
 Sun 14-Jun-1998, Away, Cancelled