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Wirral CC Goes Viral!

by Andy Procter

International Recognition for Wirral CC 1st XI!

Wirral CC Goes Viral!

Remember this day… Saturday 26th April 2014

After a cracking performance the week before, this is where the wheels fell off. Why write a match report when these articles say it all:

Sky Sports:

http://www1.skysports.com/cricket/news/12123/9287574/ten-wirral-players-were-out-for-ducks-when-they-were-bowled-out-for-3-on-saturday

BBC Sport:

http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/cricket/27177518

The Telegraph:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/sport/cricket/news/10791347/Wirral-Cricket-Club-3-all-out-in-freak-performance.html

News Australia:

http://www.news.com.au/sport/cricket/english-cricket-club-wirral-cc-all-out-for-three-in-match-against-haslington/story-fndpt0dy-1226897430005

The Guardian:

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2014/apr/27/in-praise-of-wirral-cricket-club

The Indian Express:

http://indianexpress.com/article/sports/cricket/ten-ducker-only-11th-man-opens-account-for-english-club-in-3-all-out/

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The New Zealand Herald:

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/sport/news/article.cfm?c_id=4&objectid=11245453

The Khaleej Times:

http://www.khaleejtimes.com/kt-article-display-1.asp?xfile=data/cricket/2014/April/cricket_April40.xml&section=cricket

Cricket Australia:

http://www.cricket.com.au/news-list/2014/4/27/three-all-out

Well done to those who took the defeat with good grace and worked tirelessly to get publicity for Wirral CC.

Thank you also for the messages from all over the world

2 comments

  • Phil Roberts
  • David Miller

Last comment 6 months ago

Wirral CC 1st XI won the toss and decided to bowl.

Haslington Batting

      Runs Balls 4s 6s SR
J Moran b. D. Fletcher 7 24 1 0 29.2
J Goodier b. D. Fletcher 2 13 0 0 15.4
B Leigh ct. N. Jones, b. D. Develing 26 77 1 0 33.8
J Phipps lb. D. Fletcher 0 2 0 0 0
J Taylor b. D. Fletcher 0 2 0 0 0
B Tremlow b. R. Gambles 34 55 4 0 61.8
R Pickford ct. M. Garrett, b. D. Develing 0 18 0 0 0
T Gledhill ct. D. Fletcher, b. D. Fletcher 26 41 4 0 63.4
B Istead ct. N. Jones, b. R. Gambles 1 6 0 0 16.7
T Hackett ct. S. Bowman, b. R. Gambles 3 10 0 0 30
P Davies Not Out 0 8 0 0 0
Extras 1w, 5b, 3nb 9
Total for 10 wickets 41.4 overs 108

Wirral CC 1st XI Bowling

O M R W Econ Extras
David Fletcher 12.4 2 30 5 2.4
Matt Garrett 3 2 5 0 1.7 1nb
Danny Develing 14 3 37 2 2.6 2nb
Ronnie Gambles 9 2 24 3 2.7
Connor Hodson 2 0 7 0 3.5 1w

Wirral CC 1st XI Batting

      Runs Balls 4s 6s SR
Danny Develing b. B. Istead 0 4 0 0 0
David Fletcher ct. J. Goodier, b. B. Istead 0 1 0 0 0
Nick Jones b. B. Istead 0 7 0 0 0
Peter Clewes lb. T. Gledhill 0 5 0 0 0
Ray Peel b. B. Istead 0 3 0 0 0
Rolin Johnson b. T. Gledhill 0 11 0 0 0
Ronnie Gambles ct. J. Goodier, b. T. Gledhill 0 12 0 0 0
Sam Bowman b. B. Istead 0 1 0 0 0
Connor Hodson Not Out 1 7 0 0 14.3
Dominic Develing b. B. Istead 0 3 0 0 0
Matt Garrett lb. T. Gledhill 0 2 0 0 0
Extras 2lb 2
Total for 10 wickets 9.2 overs 3

Haslington Bowling

O M R W Econ Extras
B Istead 5 4 1 6 0.2
T Gledhill 4.2 4 0 4 0.0

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  1. Phil Roberts 6 months ago

    In my last years at School (1972-73), I was their scorer - seems like I would have been busy this weekend.

  2. David Miller 6 months ago

    My father captained Backford CC, also on the Wirral, in late 1940's. In one match they
    were all out for 0 and failed to force a draw!