By web - February 5 2012
SUNDAY STROLL FOR HYTHE 3's Hythe 3's cruised to a comfortable 4 wicket win over a disorganized 4 Clayhill side on Sunday at Priestlands. Clayhill made 88 for 3 off their 12 overs. Kev McCarthy the pick of the Hythe bowlers 1-11 off 3. Hythe sealed their win 33 balls remaining assisted by 63 extras from Clayhill. Archie Gilbert carried his bat for 7*   



New Forest Indoor Cricket

Division 3

Sunday Febuary 5th 2012

Hythe 3's vs Clayhill Dragons


Stroll For Hythe 3's Over 4 Man Clayhill




Hythe 3's consolidated their 2nd place in Division 3 with a comfortable win over a disorganized Clayhill side who turned up with only 4 players - no umpire or scorer.

Clayhill won the toss and elected to bat first as they were waiting on two men. Cooper smashed the first ball of the game for a six and 9 came off the first Sam Page over. Kev McCarthy bowled the second and with his thrid ball - Cooper was run out by Archie Gilbert for 8. Next ball McCarthy bowled Steadman for 0 - Clayhill 11 for 2 off 9 balls.

Thompson and Sharpe though steadied the ship - reluctantly running singles they added 64 for the 3rd wicket before Sharpe was run out by Moore for 17. Thompson finished 35* as Clayhill made 88 for 3 off their 12 overs. Kev McCarthy the pick of the Hythe bowlers 1-11 off 3

Hythe opened their batting with skipper Jonjo Stovell and Archie Gilbert. 13 came off the first over from Gaines including a Stovell six. Thompson bowled the second over and he held onto a cuaght & bowled to dismiss Stovell for 7. Wides were the main down fall for Clayhill - Sharpe bowling 5 in his first over then Thompson bowling 3 wides and 2 no balls in his second. Gilbert & Huxley added 34 for the second wicket with only 8 coming off the bat. At 53 Huxley was out in bizare fashion - run out for 7. Huxley appeared to have time to get back in the crease but was caught flicking back his hair before he ran. Gilbert 7* and Moore 6* saw Hythe home with 33 balls remaining - Hythe 90 for 2.


Toss Won By : Clayhill


Innings of : CLAYHILL - 88 For 3 (12 Overs)

BatsmanHow OutBowlerRuns
T.CooperRun (Gilbert) Out8
S.SharpeRun (Moore) Out17
Extras - 28TOTAL88 For 3

FAW: 1-11, 2-11, 3-75


Hythe Bowling



Innings of : HYTHE 3's - 90 For 2 (6.3 Overs)

BatsmanHow OutBowlerRuns
*J.StovellCt & BdThompson7
Extras - 63TOTAL90 For 2

FAW: 1-19, 2-53,


Clayhill Bowling



Result : HYTHE 3's Won By 4 Wkts