Sat 06
Aldershot CC - 1st XI TVCL
Lose
League
1st XI
247/7
241
Beaconsfield's promotion hopes suffer a blow

Beaconsfield's promotion hopes suffer a blow

By Sam Musk
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Beac lost by six runs away to Aldershot in Division 2B of the Thames Valley League on Saturday.


The visitors, chasing a target of 248, seemed set for victory on 190-2, but a collapse saw them bowled out for 241 in the penultimate over.
Batting first, Aldershot made 247-7 in 52 overs thanks to 102 not out Ravi Gilbert. Leg-spinner Alex Gorton returned the best figures with 2-29.
Beaconsfield looked sure to chase this down thanks to Johnny Bowers, who hit 74 from 51 balls and supporting innings from Ed Barnett (51), Nilesh Odedra (33) and Zia Ashraf (30).
But Nick Biscontin (6-53) sparked a collapse that saw five wickets fall for 25 runs and the visitors fell just short.
This Saturday, Beaconsfield travel to Finchampstead 2nd.
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Match details

Match date

Sat 06, Jul 2019

Kickoff

13:00

Competition

Division 2B

League position

2
Beaconsfield CC - 1st XI
5
Aldershot CC - 1st XI TVCL