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Second Team - Match centre

Adwalton Cricket Club
Hunslet Nelson A
Josh Bowles 89*, Mark Palfreeman 27
Batting
Chris Allan 64, Oliver Maitland 43
Craig Townend 2/41, Joe Belwood 1/23
Bowling
Josh Bowles 3/39, Tom Leeming 3/48
Sat 24 Jul 13:00 - League Start time 13:00

Bowles Bashes Nelson

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Josh Bowles takes centre stage as he bags three wickets and 89 runs in a memorable victory

Returning to Moorside Vale for the first time in three weeks the visitors against the second eleven were Hunslet Nelson, sitting second in the table and with only two defeats to their name this season. Adwalton however fielded a strong, young and balanced side.

Another toss lost meant that Adwalton were to field first on a hot day, but initial doubts were quickly dismissed as Josh Bowles trapped Stephen Burton leg before wicket and Jeff Nicholson caught and bowled giving Adwalton a great start. Hard work in the field was typified by a good catch by Chris Smith to remove Andrew Brown, but Joe Belwood stayed with opener Chris Allan to begin to allow Nelson to take a grip on the game. Chris Smith’s tight bowling spell eventually got the better of Belwood who scored 41 before being caught. Adam Nicholson had an unhappy return to the club with a duck, but it was the wicket of Chris Allan, again from Bowles, who finished with figures of 3-39, that swung the match back towards Adwalton. A fine 43 from young Oliver Maitland was halted by Tom Leeming, who picked up three wickets as the tail fell leaving Hunslet Nelson all out for 217, a below par score for a pitch that usually required a 250+ target.

A now stable batting order set off confidently towards the target, but opener Leeming and Chris Davey were soon set packing. It was left to Jonathan Banks and captain Mark Palfreeman to steady the ship, which they did for a short period before Palfreeman was unluckly caught and bowled. However up stepped man of the moment Josh Bowles whose uncompromising style devastated the Hunslet Nelson attack as he hit 89 runs off only 52 balls including 9 fours and 7 sixes. A truly remarkable knock was aided by Banks, who narrowly missed out on a half century again, and short but important stays from Chris Smith and James Emmott. Somewhat tense, with only three wickets to fall and still twenty runs required Reece Farnhill saw the game out with a contribution of 13 runs as Bowles continued his thrashing at the other end. It was in the end a nail biting victory but a good win nevertheless.

Scorecard

Hunslet Nelson A won the toss and decided to bat.

Hunslet Nelson A batting

R
B
4s
6s
SR
Chris Allan
ct. E Jennings, b. J Bowles
64
109
13
1
58.7
Steve Burton
lb. J Bowles
5
5
1
0
100.0
Jeff Nicholson
ct. J Bowles, b. J Bowles
4
6
1
0
66.7
Andrew Brown
ct. C Smith, b. M Lyles
12
24
2
0
50.0
Joe Belwood
ct. P 5, b. C Smith
41
39
8
1
105.1
Adam Nicholson
ct. M Palfreeman, b. E Jennings
0
5
0
0
0.0
Oliver Maitland
b. T Leeming
43
62
8
1
69.4
Mark Loughan
ct. M Palfreeman, b. T Leeming
20
31
2
1
64.5
Danny Sidebottom
ro. M Lyles
10
7
2
0
142.9
Craig Townend
Not Out
1
2
0
0
50.0
Russell Beal
lb. T Leeming
0
1
0
0
0.0
Extras
8w, 3b, 3lb, 3nb
17
Total
for 10 wickets 50 overs
217

Adwalton Cricket Club bowling

O
M
R
W
Econ
Extras
Josh Bowles
14
3
39
3
2.8
Tom Leeming
9
1
48
3
5.3
James Emmott
4
1
16
0
4.0
Matthew Lyles
3
0
30
1
10.0
Chris Smith
12
2
47
1
3.9
Elliott Jennings
8
0
31
1
3.9

Adwalton Cricket Club batting

R
B
4s
6s
SR
Tom Leeming
ct. D Sidebottom, b. C Townend
4
16
1
0
25.0
Mark Palfreeman
ct. A Brown, b. A Brown
27
31
6
0
87.1
Josh Bowles
Not Out
89
52
9
7
171.2
Chris Smith
ct. C Townend, b. J Belwood
6
14
1
0
42.9
James Emmott
ct. J Nicholson, b. C Townend
6
17
1
0
35.3
Matthew Lyles
ct. M Loughan, b. S Burton
8
6
2
0
133.3
Reece Farnhill
Not Out
13
9
3
0
144.4
Sam Harrison
Did Not Bat
0
0
0
0
 
Elliott Jennings
Did Not Bat
0
0
0
0
 
Extras
3w, 1b, 2lb, 1nb
7
Total
for 7 wickets 40 overs
219

Hunslet Nelson A bowling

O
M
R
W
Econ
Extras
Craig Townend
11.2
1
41
2
3.6
Mark Loughan
7
2
29
1
4.1
Danny Sidebottom
5
0
12
0
2.4
Andrew Brown
5
0
42
1
8.4
Adam Nicholson
5
1
34
1
6.8
Joe Belwood
4
0
23
1
5.8
Steve Burton
3
0
35
1
11.7

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