Glasgow Accies U11 v Kilmarnock U11 (29/08/08) scorecard
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Glasgow Accies U11 v Kilmarnock U11
West District U11 League: 20 overs-a-side
Glasgow Accies U11 54-5 (0 pts) lost to Kilmarnock U11 68-9 (2 pts) by 14 runs
Match played at New Anniesland, Glasgow.
Friday 29th August 2008, 18:00
Umpire: CAC Dawson
Scorer: CAC Dawson
Toss won by Glasgow Accies U11, who elected to field.
|B Fraser||b||C Russell||1|
|Extras||(2b, 0lb, 2nb, 58w, 0pr)||62|
|Total||(for 9 wkts, 20.0 overs)||68|
|1 - 0||Mohammed||Todd||0|
|2 - 0||Todd||Heider|
|3 - 13||Mohammed||Friend|
|4 - 22||Heider||B Fraser||9|
|5 - 85||B Fraser||Craig||63|
|6 - 85||Craig||Stewart||0|
|7 - 89||Craig||Kyle||4|
|8 - 111||Stewart||22|
|9 - 112||Stewart||1|
Glasgow Accies U11
|C Russell||not out||1|
|R Keeley||not out||1|
|L Gilkison||not out||1|
|M Forbes (*)||not out||7|
|S McCallum (+)||b||Heider||1|
|S Mazzucco||not out||2|
|Extras||(2b, 0lb, 4nb, 54w, 0pr)||60|
|Total||(for 5 wkts, 20.0 overs)||54|
|1 - 21||W Prentice||R Keeley||21|
|2 - 34||R McCallum||R Keeley||13|
|3 - 34||S McCallum||R Keeley||0|
|4 - 46||D Sleigh||R Keeley||12|
|5 - 46||L Hay||R Keeley||0|
|C Russell (1)
R Keeley (1)
- Highest Score: Leon Hay (10)
- Highest Score: Douglas Sleigh (1)
- Best Bowling Figures: Leon Hay (2-9)
- Best Bowling Figures: Sandro Mazzucco (1-8)
- Best Bowling Figures: Cameron Russell (2-2)
- Highest partnership (second wicket): Robbie McCallum and Ruairdh Keeley (13)
Match reports are the views of the author, and not necessarily those of the club.
On another evening in the gathering gloom [it actually did not rain] the Accies 11 youngsters were destroyed almost single-handedly by Master Heider. He batted without much technique but, wow, could he hit the ball! The Killie opening pair gave an insight into what was to come with 3 boundaries and 21 runs although losing 3 wickets in the process one of which was a bullet shot to midwicket [9 year old Robbie McCallum] who pouched the ball as if picking sweeties from the shelf!
Unfortunately enter Master Heider who spent his whole innings in Peter Willey stance some two metres down the track - very weird but effective as he blasted 2 sixes and three fours in his innings. Leon Hay was everywhere in the field and then proceeded to take a couple of wickets [2 for 9] as did Cameron Russell [2 for 2] to bring a semblance of order back into proceedings. Robbie McCallum also contrived to bowl the first Accies' maiden over since the start of July and took a wicket to boot!
Sadly Accies had no answer to the Kilmarnock fireworks apart from Leon Hay and to a lesser extent Mark Forbes and the ever reliable Mr Extras who compiled another magnificent half century to the cause. Again Master Heider was destroyer in chief with the ball this time ending with an analysis of 4 overs, 4 maidens, 3 wickets for 0 runs!
So here endeth the 2008 league season lesson - I hope the lads will make an effort to come to winter sessions starting in January 2009 - details on the website. Their enthusiasm has shown no bounds this summer but they were just outgunned by stronger opponents.
To conclude I took a group of 13 U11's to the West of Scotland Kwik Cricket Festival last Sunday to play three matches. We ended up playing a team of 9 twice and helped out Clydesdale who also had 13 youngsters to make up a combined XI. I can safely say that everyone had a great time and I hope to be able to muster a squad to travel to Stirling on 7 September for the National Kwik Cricket Festival "run" by Cricket Scotland.
Well done lads - it has been a pleasure!