Middleton Stoney 164-7 dec (42 overs) Chak 4-31 Jesters CC 165-7 (40.1 overs) Hancock 37, A Smith 34, Zaib 33 Jesters won by 3 wickets Our annual August fixture at Middleton Park is a highlight of the Jesters’ calendar, yet in recent years raising a side had not been easy with summer holidays and international cricket watching limiting player availability. In so many ways this season has been different, and one of the positives has been our ability to raise sides for fixtures
Chobham 143 all out (Bell 7-38) Jesters CC 144-2 (Nag 66, Hudson 56*) Jesters won by 8 wkts In 2005, Chobham collapsed to 156 all out from 106-3, with Ollie Doward claiming 7-22. A year later in 2006, Sandy Ross and Allan Dodd accounted for the last eight Chobham wickets for no runs in 20 deliveries as 99-2 became 99 all out. Fast forward to 2020 and it was Tom Bell's nibblers that sparked another spectacular collapse as 87-0 turned into 143 all out. Tom finished with an eye-
Jesters CC 172-9 (Hancock 46*) Hampton Wick Royal CC 173-8 Lost by 2 wickets We eagerly await DJ Chak's match report detailing what sounded like a classic Jesters performance in our new fixture at Hampton Wick. There are tales of stolen teas, fielding calamities and a thrice-bouncing wide to finish the game.