Rayleigh 2nd v Woodham Mortimer Cricket Club FIRST XI on Sat 08 Jun 2013 at 1.30pm
Woodham Mortimer Cricket Club Lost by 31 runs

Match report Another case of what might have been as on a decent batting strip at Rayleigh, WMCC 1's came close to achieving an excellent run chase. The home side, bolstered by the performance of 1's player Ox who scored an excellent 90, chalked up 250 batting first. 2 wickets each for Hayman, Payne & Woodrow, the latter whose appearance in this fixture ensured that he has now played a league match in all T Rippon Divisions 1-10, some feat.

A positive run chase commenced with Brazier & the returning Stephen Richardson with a 50 partnership achieved in the first 9 overs. Good partnerships were forged at the top of the order, but regular loss of wickets kept a check on the run chase as WMCC went from 100-2 to 120-5 at one stage. A fightback was made as Smith (30), Brown (29*) and Hayman (15) helped to take the reply beyond 200 - a first for the season. The run rate was not a problem, but the loss of two wickets in one over pushed WMCC to the brink at 215 for 9. 36 to get at a run a ball was achievable, but with a lack of wickets in hand, the task was just too much, as 4 runs later Woodrow was run out leaving WMCC 31 runs short of the hosts total.

A positive batting display, the best of the season so far, and another case of what might have been - as again a competitive performance. Next up - a key match at home to fellow strugglers Galleywood.

Rayleigh 2nd Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
7nb 6w 6b 3lb 
for 7 wickets
250 (45.0 overs)
A. Keeley b  Hayman 43
Gana ct  Brazier b Payne 10
J. Ox b  Woodrow 90
D. Frost ct  & b Woodrow 17
C. Eldridge run out  (Smith) 13
N. Henson ct  Smith b Payne 23
Sree ct  Brown b Hayman 8
C. Frost Not Out  10
C. Mayer Not Out  14

Woodham Mortimer Cricket Club FIRST XI Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Connor Hayman12.0342221.003.50
Tom Payne11.0246146.004.18
Kev Wright11.006300.005.73
John Woodrow11.0089244.508.09

Woodham Mortimer Cricket Club FIRST XI Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
1nb 5w 8b 5lb 
for 10 wickets

(39.0 overs)
Rod Brazier ct  b Law 43 5 1 1
Stephen Richardson b  Law 34 4 1
Trevor Mason ct  b Ox 20 3
Martin Coulson lbw  b Law 3
Jason Biggs ct  Ox b Law 12 3
Andy Smith b  Law 30 4 1 1
Kev Wright ct  wk b Ox 13 3
Andrew Brown Not Out  29 2 1
Connor Hayman b  Alongo 15 1
Tom Payne b  Alongo 0
John Woodrow run out  (Ox) 1 1

Rayleigh 2nd Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
D. Frost4.002100.005.25
J. Ox10.0062231.006.20
M. Law9.0060512.006.67