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6th March 2013

Regulars to Sporting Alfas, Tottington CC became the first touring team to grace the Woodbridge Oval this season. Thanks to Alfas chairman Kevin Laundon for the match report below

Sporting Alfas Cricket Club Sporting Alfas 1st X1 188 for 5 beat Tottington C C 184 for 8

The return of Tottington St John CC was welcomed by the Sun a large crowd and the invatation to bat first, has always SACC 12th man ¨Benidorm¨ had taken its toll.

The Stringer brothers both played excellent innings D Stringer out for 51 and M Stringer 46 although niether really got going at the run rate required. Marsh gave it a go and reached an helpfull 28 before the end of the first innings on 184-8 from the alloted 35 over´s.

Spanish under 19 player Antonio Gomez Brown the pick of the SACC bowlers with 4 for 23 . Christian Muñoz returned at the top of the order and along with Packiam got SACC off to a good start 33 before Packiam fell in the 8th over.

Muñoz reached 57 by the 13th over then played across one that bowled him, 69 for 2. Fletcher(44) and Crompton(66) then hit a fine hundred between them taking the score to 180 from 22 overs before both got caught trying to get the big finish sooner than required, leaving it to Laundon and Ward who did so without further worry. 188 for 5 from 24 overs. Col the pick of the Tottington St John bowlers with 2 for 17.