Sunday fixtures June update
Southwick Wanderers CC – East Dean made a steady start with M. Hutchins and A. Deller-
J. Woodford and M. Pankhurst scored quick runs on a slow outfield to put on a very competitive score.
After tea, East Dean bowled well in patches and kept on taking wickets although Southwick Wanderers kept up with the asking rate. Nick Leigh was the “game changer” with 2 wickets in an over, including their top scorer.
ED CC – 175 (A. Deller-
N. Leigh/M. Loe 2 wickets each)
Chalvington and Ripe CC -
of wickets and decent bowling from the home team, away team finished on 80 all out. After a lovely tea which included 7 different fruits, East Dean got off to a slow but steady start and put on 42 for the first wicket. Quick runs form M. Evenden and M. Pankhurst helped finish the game before
5 pm with 24 overs remaining.
C&R CC – 88 (G. Bijlani 3-
St. James’s Montefiore CC – St. James’s Montefiore fielded a weakened side (according to their captain) on a blistering summer afternoon. Their opening batsman played straight and got off to a positive start. Both their opening batsman retired after scoring their 100’s. Visitors ended the timed game with a score of 249-
East Dean welcomed 2 new Cricketer’s to the Sunday outfit, George Barry and Jaspal Singh.
After a lovely tea, East Dean got off to a positive start with A. Deller-
Alfie Fieldsend provided the on-
SJM CC – 249-
Exiles CC – Against Exiles CC at University of Sussex, Falmer site, East Dean and Friston fielded first. Home side started off slowly but build the momentum to finish
E CC – 198-
Ditchling CC – On a sunny Saturday afternoon, East Dean were put into bat on a good batting wicket. Opposition bowling was tight. At one point, we were 57-
to help team reach a respectable total of 211-
ED CC 211-
Firle CC – Against our bogey team, the first 4 overs fetched the away team 20 runs. However, after a flurry of runs in the first few overs,
Firle CC lost wickets steadily. In trying to take a quick second run, their best batsman took a chance on C. Chisholm’s arm only to be run out off
a spectacular direct hit from the boundary. Away team finished on 52 all out. With a small target to chase, O. Ody hit good shots to finish on 40* and help the home team reach the target with 36 overs left.
F CC 52 (S. Perry 4 wickets), ED CC 54-
Laughton CC – On a sunny Saturday afternoon, East Dean fielded on a hot summer afternoon. Home team lost early wickets but steadily kept scoring runs. With 2 of their top 5 batsman scoring 50’s, they finished on a respectable score of 228 in 48 overs. N. Gamble finally decided to bowl and ended up with 2 wickets. T. Preston bowled very well to claim 6 wicket haul on his birthday.
After tea, East Dean did not get to a good start. Losing regular wickets, ED limped to 117-
Laughton CC 228 (T. Preston 6-
putting on important first and second wicket partnership with J. FrancisRobertsbridge CC – On a rainy Saturday afternoon, after much deliberation
on whether the game should start, a 20/20 game was agreed. “Beefy” Ody scored more in boundaries than in singles, finishing with
63 off 42 deliveries and and C. Chisholm. With runs from top 4 and good running between wickets, East Dean finished with 172-
East Dean and Friston CC 172-
Star performers of the month –
Chad Chisholm, T. Preston and O. Ody
Big Bash T20 competition
Against Eastbourne development side, East Dean and Friston CC restricted the opposition to 100 and scored the runs with plenty of overs to spare. East Dean topped their group.
Saturday batting statistics
Innings Player Runs Avg
8 Chad Chisholm 328 65.6
8 Terry Preston 169 28.7
7 Steve Perry 151 37.75
Saturday and Sunday Fielding Stats
Innings Player Catches
16 Gaurav Bijlani 7
7 Josh Varney 5
Innings Player Wickets
7 Steve Perry 15
7 Jamie Francis 16
8 Chad Chisholm 11
Sunday fixtures for July
2 July Polegate & Stone Cross Home 2.00pm
9 July Chailey CC Home 2.00pm
16 July Rodmell CC Away 2.00pm
23 July Brighton Malayalee Association CC Home 2.00pm
30 July Rotherfield CC Away 2.00pm
Saturday fixtures for July
1 July Barcombe CC Home 1.30pm
8 July Battle CC ** Home 1.30pm
15 July Forest Row CC Away 1.30pm
22 July Little Common Ramblers CC Home 1.30pm
29 July Tunbridge Wells Borderers CC Away 1.30pm
Annual subs – Reminder to players who have not paid subs yet. Please make sure that you pay before the next game of the season.
Club improvements – If you have any ideas of improving the way club is run or if you have any issues that you would like discussed, please raise the issue with your Captain and the issue will be discussed at the committee meeting.
Player availability – Like you, team captain also works full time so the less they have to chase you for availability, the better it is for the club. Please get in touch with the captain to let them know about your availability as soon as you make your holiday plans or have weekend plans.