Semi-finals get underway for Church Times Cricket Cup

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07 July 2017

THE semi-finals of the 2017 Church Times Cricket Cup take place on Monday.

Leeds, who beat Norwich/Ely in the quarter-finals, will play London (the cup-holders), who won against Bristol (News, 30 June). Lichfield, who beat local rivals Coventry in the quarter-finals, will play Canterbury/Rochester, who prevailed over Winchichester on Monday, at Ripley Cricket Club.

Canterbury/Rochester batted first, putting on 196 for 4 off 35 overs. Emslie reached 53 n.o., and Clark 39 n.o., while Muthalaly and Fitter put on 31 and 30 respectively.

In reply, Winchichester were dismissed for 108, with Clark taking three wickets, and Nelson, Emslie, and Jennings each claiming two.

The winners of Monday’s semi-finals will face each other at the Walker Cricket Ground in Southgate, London, on 7 September. All are welcome.

Canterbury/Rochester 196 for 4 (Emslie 53 n.o., Clark 39 n.o., Muthalaly 31, Fitter 30; King 1 for 41, Wharton 1 for 41, Swindells 1 for 23, Etheridge 1 for 41). Winchichester 108 all out (Ashrat 34, Etheridge 28; Clark 3 for 12, Nelson 2 for 16, Emslie 2 for 18, Jennings 2 for 35). Canterbury/Rochester won by 88 runs.

 

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