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8/5/21 – Firsts win opening league fixture. The new covers played an important role in getting a game on, albeit reduced to 33 overs per side. Jimmy Pickard (66) and Az Akhtar (52) helped us to 227-8. In reply Old Elizabethans 2nds ended 66 runs short on 161-7

8/5/21 – Seconds off due to rain. The game away to Harpenden VI was a victim of the weather.

2/5/21- Late venue switch no barrier to success. Due to a pitch mix-up, the game was switched to a home match. Luton’s Jaidesh top scored with 103 not out in a total of 201-5. In reply Jimmy Pickard led the way with 57 not out as the PE top 4 made short work of it, wining with 10 overs to spare

1/5/21 – Centuries for both skippers, but only one win. Michael Gurney* hit 108 away at Southgate Adelaide, but the hosts won a tight game by 4 wickets in the last over. The 2nds hosted Shenley 4ths; Pete Raeburn hit 105 as we reached 244-4 from 35 overs, then David Raeburn took 4-38 to set up a win by 41 runs. *Apologies to Michael – original report gave this ton to Az – my mistake!

 

25/4/21 – The Sunday team suffered a heavy defeat at home to a Watford Town XI. Batting first the visitors smashed 363-3 from their 40 overs. This proved a bit too much, despite half centuries from Michael Gurney, Haseeb Ashraf and Az Akhtar.

24/4/21 – The 2021 season got off to a winning start as the firsts travelled to Little Gaddesden. Batting first we scored 188-4 from 35 overs, with Haseeb Ashraf leading the way with 86 not out. The hosts fell 17 runs short with wickets shared amongst the bowlers.

The seconds had a close game against Knotty Green 3rds, falling 12 runs short of the target of 215. Top scorer was Tommee Seaton with 56.

 

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