Reed unable to bowl Flitwick out as match comes down to final ball
Reed (188 all out) drew with Flitwick (185-9) REED travelled to Flitwick on Saturday in need of a victory to maintain their promotion push but could only manage a draw. Bernie Morss won the toss and elected to bat despite the pitch looking lush after a we
Reed (188 all out) drew with Flitwick (185-9)
REED travelled to Flitwick on Saturday in need of a victory to maintain their promotion push but could only manage a draw.
Bernie Morss won the toss and elected to bat despite the pitch looking lush after a week of showers and his team lost opener Phil Frenay early as he was yorked for 3.
This brought the in-form Chris Jackson to the crease and he and James Heslam looked to rebuild the innings.
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Heslam looked in ominous form too and the pair looked set for big scores until Jackson was caught at point for a well made 53, leaving Reed on 101-2.
Tom Greaves was next in but he was adjudged caught behind for 0 and Marcus Martin was also out for the low score of 4.
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Next in was Richard Johnson but by the time he was out for 15 Reed had also lost Heslam for a superb 63.
Some lusty blows from Lee Johnson (16) and quick running between the wickets from Si Jackson helped Reed record a score of 188 all out.
Reed started slowly with both Lee Johnson (5-0-29-0) and Wilson (5-0-21-0) struggling, but with the introduction of Morss (19-4-59-6) and Young (18-3-68-3) Reed were soon on the attack as Morss took out both openers.
Flitwick eventually made it to 184-9, setting up a tense final ball from which Reed needed a single wicket and Flitwick needed a boundary to win, but with the field spread the ball was defended and both teams shared the spoils.
Reed host Bishop's Stortford II next weekend up at the Green.