Gents 164-6 (Namilikonda 56, Sudireddy 28*, Kota 20) beat Byfleet 161-9 (Akhtar 57, Fahey 28, Mangineni 4-16) by 4 wickets. A maiden fifty for Srinivas and a maiden four-wicket return for Ramkrishna. Report to follow.
Gents 170-5 (Kota 57, Basker 55, Sudireddy 33*) beat Crossbats 167-4 (McAlpine 68, S. Skinner 51) by 5 wickets.
Kempton will visit on 19 May. This completes the fixture list. They have a beautfiful home ground which we will visit in 2020.
Fixtures are nearly complete with 23/24 allocated. Note a few 1.30pm starts at home and three games at Wycombe House CC in Osterley.
11-1, Sunday 24 March
11-1, Sunday 7 April
Baker Street Irregulars have been added to the fixtures for 30 June.
Check your emails for news of a joint tour to Portugal with St. Anne's Allstars 3-7 October 2019.
Three publications have been uploaded:
Records (updated and subject to makeover)
Fifteen fixtures have been arranged, with three more to be confirmed. See fixtures and nets for details. Other matches will be confirmed over the winter.
The season starts Saturday 13.4.19. on the artificial wicket at Marble Hill Park when we visit Crossbats. The other Saturday fixture is on 22.6.19. at Barnes Common against St. Anne's Allstars.
An attendance of 16 at the AGM saw the following elected to the Committee for 2019:
Chairman: S. Kumar
Treasurer: N. Dubey
Captain: S. Patel
Vice-captain: H. Patel
Secretary: A. Burman
Playing awards went to:
All-rounder: Srinivas Namilikonda
Batsman: Pavan Kota
Bowler: Srinivas Namilikonda
Fielder: Pavan Kota/Srinivas Namilikonda (tied)
Most improved: Ranjith Chatharaju
Well done all.
Two publications have been uploaded: Gent 163 and club records updated to the end of the 2018 season.
AGM venue is confirmed as Club 182, 182-184 Preston Road, Wembley HA9 8PA, start 7pm.
AGM will be on Saturday 17.11.18. Details wil be advised in due course. The 2018 Committee will stand for re-election.
Hale could not raise a side but it would have been too wet to play anyway. We will advise the date of the AGM soon.
Congratulations Salix, worthy winners. Gents 184-7, Salix 188-5.
Gents 154-4 (Dubey 67, H. Patel 50 ret. hurt) beat Crossbats 153 (Namilikonda 3-20, H. Patel 3-25) by 6 wickets.
Gents 173-5 (Kota 55*) beat Judd Street Tigers 169-7 (Namilikonda 3-20) by 6 wickets in a 12-a-side game.
Gents 156-5 (Kota 60, Basker 31, Gulati 24*, Caveney 21) beat Clapham In 152-7 (Kumar a remarakble 7-4-9-1) by 5 wickets.
Gents 196-8 beat new (and very friendly) oppo Squirrels 193-9 by 2 wickets with a Ranjith Chatharaju six off the day's final ball.
Ten-man Gents 191-5 (Kota 83*, Namilikonda 30) beat QMC Pak (H. Khan 99*) 190-7 by 4 wickets in roasting Greenford.
Gent162 is published.
Team for 5.8.18. v. QMC Pak at LMPF Greenford 1pm is (one needed):
S. Patel (capt.)