Amersham CC v Cryptics Cricket Club on Sun 23 Jun 2024 at 1300
Cryptics Cricket Club Lost Amersham won by 5 wickets

Match report Match Report: Cryptics vs Amersham CC
Date: Sunday 23rd June 2024
Location: Amersham Cricket Club

Amidst the picturesque setting of Amersham Cricket Club, a thrilling 40-over match unfolded between the visiting Cryptics and the home side. The Cryptics, having won the toss, chose to bat first and set a formidable target.

Cryptics Innings:
The innings was anchored by a spectacular debut performance from Ben Haigh, who opened the batting and scored a superb 127. His innings was marked by elegant strokes and a commanding presence at the crease. He found able support in another debutant, George Bloomfield, who contributed a solid 40. Towards the end, Robin White added quick runs, smashing 25 in a brisk cameo that helped push the Cryptics' total to a competitive 257 from their allotted 40 overs.

Amersham CC Innings:
The defense by the Cryptics started promisingly, with Ben Westhead striking early to remove one of the Amersham openers. Tight bowling and disciplined fielding kept the run rate in check, and at the drinks break, Amersham needed to score at 9 runs per over to chase down the target.
The fielding highlights included two spectacular catches by Ben Haigh and Kit Brunswick, which further pegged back Amersham. However, as the game progressed, some big hitting by the Amersham batsmen and a few missed opportunities in the field meant that the match hung in the balance going into the final over.
Amersham required 5 runs off the last over. The first ball saw a shot meant for long-on race away to fine leg, significantly easing the pressure. Despite three consecutive dot balls following this, Amersham managed to secure victory on the penultimate ball.

In an exciting and closely contested match, the Cryptics displayed strong batting and moments of brilliance in the field. However, Amersham's determination and some crucial big hits towards the end saw them clinch victory. The Cryptics, despite their valiant efforts, fell just short in what was a fantastic game of cricket.

Cryptics Cricket Club Cryptics Batting
Player Name RunsMB4s6sSRCtStRo
2nb 20w 3b  
for 7 wickets
Tom Burman ct O Webb 21
Ben Haigh ct H Fanning 127
George Bloomfield b A Imam 40
Robin White b A Pradhan 30
Ben Westhead ct A Pradhan 2
Kit Brunswick b Pranav Sistla 6
Callum Wood Not Out  5
Joe Ireland Run out  1
William Wilkins  
Paul Massey  
Edward Montague  

Amersham CC Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Prabhav Sistla8.003200.004.00
Pranav Sistla8.0149149.006.12
Ollie Webb5.0029129.005.80
Arjun Pradhan8.0056228.007.00
Harry Fanning5.0044144.008.80
Aydan Imam3.002300.007.67

Amersham CC Batting
Player name RMB4s6sSR
2w 7b 1lb 
for 5 wickets
258 (4.4 overs)
R Sistla ct B Westhead 11
Harry Fanning ct W Wilkins 87
O Britten b J Ireland 12
Z Gerber ct R White 48
M Choksi Not Out  68
Ollie Webb ct B Westhead 12
Prabhav Sistla Not Out  10
Pranav Sistla  
Aydan Imam  
Arjun Pradhan  

Cryptics Cricket Club Cryptics Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
William Wilkins8.0057157.007.13
Ben Westhead7.4047223.506.13
Joe Ireland8.0238138.004.75
Paul Massey8.006600.008.25
Robin White8.014300.005.37

  • Umpire :
    Avind Patel
  • Scorer :