Fluor Cricket Club v Glenmore Cricket Club Glenmore Taverners on Mon 28 May 2012 at 6:00 PM
Glenmore Cricket Club Lost by 64 runs

Match report The Glenmore Taverners finally got their season under way at Westwinds on monday evening. Despite suffering a heavy loss, the Tavs played with good spirit and smiles on their faces.

Captain Jon Smith lost the toss and was soon leading his troops out into the field. The Fluor batsmen were quick to play their shots, which weren't particularly elegant or orthodox, and they rode their luck against Ron Jadusingh and Shahid Qureshi. However, Ron was able to pick up a wicket during his four over spell, having the Fluor opener expertly caught by the lithe, sprightly Neil Honess at backward point. Neil could easily have been day dreaming of his holiday to Tanzania but he remained alert and took an excellent catch.

Jon Smith was the next Taverners bowler to strike. He found a perfect line and length to defeat the Fluor batsman's defences and knock over middle stump.

The only other Tavs bowler to have success was Mr Alex Robertson. Normally such a mild mannered chap, he turned into a screaming, shouting, fist-pumping brute when his away swing found the edge and the catch was neatly taken by Alex Storey behind the stumps. It truly was a remarkable celebration from Robbo.

Fluor's total of 175 was always likely to be a big ask for the Tavs, and they got off to the worst possible start when Storey was out in just the second over. That brought Glenmore debutant David Sherjan to the middle, and together with Gurvinder Ahuja they set about rebuilding the innings. Both played sensibly, running well between the wickets and putting away anything slightly loose. Gurvinder was unfortunately run out for a well made 30, but Sherjan continued to dominate the bowling and raced to an unbeaten 33 with a series of booming sixes over midwicket.

Sadly no other batsmen were able to make a telling contribution. Anil played some nice shots during his 10, and there was a moment of calamity between Smith and Robertson which ended in Robbo being run out for 3.

In the end the Taverners fell well short of the total, but there were some encouraging performances with the bat from Gurvinder and Sherjan, and hopefully there will be many more notable performances from the Tavs during the 2012 season.

Fluor Cricket Club Batting
Player name RunsMB4s6sSR
for 3 wickets
175 (0.0 overs)

Glenmore Cricket Club Glenmore Taverners Bowling

Player NameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy
Shahid Rauf Qureshi2.001100.005.50
Dr. Ron Jadusingh4.0032132.008.00
Avi Joshi2.001900.009.50
Jonathan Smith3.0038138.0012.67
Jim Irani3.003200.0010.67
Gurvinder Ahuja2.001800.009.00
Alexander Robertson2.0018118.009.00
David Sherjan2.00700.003.50

Glenmore Cricket Club Glenmore Taverners Batting
Player Name RMB4s6sSRCatchesStumpingsRun outs
for 8 wickets
Gurvinder Ahuja Run out  30 28 2 107.14
Alex Storey b  b Deepak 1 2 50.0 1
David Sherjan Not Out  33 24 2 2 137.50
Dr. Ron Jadusingh b  b Asid 1 3 33.33
Jonathan Smith ct  b Sudir 8 9 1 88.89
Neil Honess b  b Asid 1 5 20.0 1
Alexander Robertson Run out  3 5 60.0
Avi Joshi b  b Sudir 3 7 42.86
Anil Joshi ct  b Sudir 10 13 1 76.92
Shahid Rauf Qureshi Not Out  3 6 50.0
Jim Irani Not Out  1 1 100

Fluor Cricket Club Bowling

Player nameOversMaidensRunsWicketsAverageEconomy

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  • Scorer :
    H. (Moran) Smith
Photos and video of Fluor Cricket Club v Glenmore Cricket Club Glenmore Taverners on Mon 28 May 2012 at 6:00 PM

Gurvinder on the attack

Gurvinder takes a swipe against the Fluor bowler

Sherjan's forward defence

Debutant David Sherjan with an impeccable straight bat

Sherjan tucks the bowler away

David clips one through midwicket

Gurvinder makes 30

Gurvinder nudges through cover on his way to 30

Sherjan cuts for two runs

David played all the shots during his 33 not out

Sherjan cover drive

A crisp cover drive from David Sherjan