On Tuesday evening Middleton’s under 13’s took on Findon at Sea Lane.
The match was reduced to 18 overs per side because of poor light.
Middleton lost the toss and were asked to bowl.
Findon batted well with Matt Glover retiring with 26. He was well supported by Declen Rowe with 16 and Finlay Searle with 11.
Middleton bowling was tight and fielding was good as ever. Findon finished on 84 for 4 after 18 overs. This was a challenging but acheivable target.
Middleton’s batting did not start well, with 3 wickets falling in the first 3 overs. In comes Murray Carter at no.5 and starts walloping the ball all over the park. Murray subsequently retired on 28. He was admirably supported by Dom Miller who finished with 21 and Jake Miles with 14. Middleton managed to get the 85 runs required with 11 balls to spare.
Sophie Whittington was the best bowler for Findon, 3 overs 1 maiden 6 runs 1 wicket
Result; Findon 84 for 4 after 18 overs
Middleton 88 for 5 after 16.1 overs
This was very much a team effort.