Folkestone CC Match Report

Match Date: Sunday 25th May 2014 9:30am
Deal Victoria and Barnes Close U11 vs Folkestone U11
Saxon Shore League Match
Report by: Chris Joblin

Deal Victoria U11 181 for 13 of 20 overs
Folkestone U11 348 for 3 of 20 overs
Folkestone U11 win by 167 runs


Folkestone U11 continued their impressive start to the season with a comprehensive 167 run victory over Deal Victoria at Barnes Close on Sunday.

Deal batted first, and struggled against tight bowling and fielding with Ollie Jones again leading the way with 3 wickets and astonishingly his 4th run out of the season. Harry Stafford also took 2 wickets, while Noah White, Harry Joblin, Ed Clapham & Henry Green all took one wicket each. Louis Smith also performed well behind the stumps, being involved with 4 run outs, as Deal closed on 181.

When Folkestone replied, the opening pair of Jones & White set the tone of the innings with an opening partnership of 47, with White scoring a stylish 23. The team did lose a couple of careless wickets, but generally the batting was good, with debutant & man of the match Brad Godden making 6, Smith 8, Stafford 18 &  Joblin 6, as Folkestone closed on 348, the win cementing their place at the top of the Saxon Shore league.