2nd Match and Cricket Web selection panel were certainly busy- only Bluefox, BK Smith and Jamee Gray kept their places Vimes and Chaulk came in to open and Nichani filled the no. 3 spot. Kearlsey and Nath would open the bolwing and on a specially tailored pitch three spinners would operate in Chapman, Pickup and Halsey. Vimes was oppointed captain for the match, a challenging one against promotion rivals Nottinghamshire, he won the toss and on a cloudy day chose to bowl.
Notts reached lunch at 125-3 with Peitersen and Boje going well. Chapman had take 2 wickets but Halsey had bowled 5-0-36-0 and dropped a catch.
The afternoon session was much more successful with Peitersen dispatched for 89 by Kearlsey, Pickup claimed 3 wickets and Halsey came back well to collect 2 - Notts bowled out for 235 (Pickup 3-50, Halsey 2-62, Chapman 2-42, kearsley 1-46 2 run outs)
Ash Chaulk fell early in the reply but Vimes(44) and Nichani(26) got to the end of the day unscathed, only for Nichani to fall in the first over and Vimes to run himself out (77-3). Bluefox then put on 70 with Smith(34) and Gray(31) before Falling for 52 the top score. The web then fell apart, all out for 246 a lead of only 11.
Darren Bicknell hit 80 in the 2nd dig, supported by Peitersen (35) and Azfaal(51) but Chapman ripped through the tail to record the Web's first 5-for, going o to take 6 for 65 as Notts were bolwed out for 250 to leave 240 to win in 2.5 sessions
The chase started badly and got worse - 64-4 at lunch with Vimes, Chalk, Nichani and Blue fox already back in the hutch, they collapsed to 129 all out with only Gray (22 off 86) and Pickup (15 from 14 balls) offering resistance.
So a loss by 110 runs, the bowling was good but the batting was woeful - Donald Chapman was man of the match
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