Rain thwarts Radlett again

HCPL Division One Radlett 270-9 Banbury 147-7 – abandoned due to rain RADLETT were once again frustrated with the weather as they had to settle for a draw from their trip to Banbury. Shane Burger s side had the hosts at 147-7 when the weather forced the g

HCPL Division One

Radlett 270-9 Banbury 147-7 - abandoned due to rain

RADLETT were once again frustrated with the weather as they had to settle for a draw from their trip to Banbury.

Shane Burger's side had the hosts at 147-7 when the weather forced the game to be abandoned.


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Radlett had posted a mammoth 270-9 from their 66 overs with Fakir Dungaria continuing his good form of recent weeks with 50.

For once Radlett's top order struggled to get runs on the board with Leo-Sandino Taylor (27), Andre Sharma (14) and Tom Jenkins (5) falling with just 50 on the board.

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Toor added 11 before departing leaving skipper Burger and Dungaria to take Radlett to a competitive total.

Burger hit a solid 35 alongside Dungaria before Bullick's third victim.

Late runs were added by Sheilen Patel (22), Matthew Soffair (30no) and Heath Paynter (29no) as Radlett posted a fantastic score.

Burger made an early breakthrough for Radlett removing opener Christopher Smith for 0 caught behind by Jenkins, the first of four catches the Radlett 'keeper took during the innings.

Sandino-Taylor then got in on the act to dismiss Craig Haupt (30) and Burger claimed victim number two with the wicket of John West for 12.

Kabir Toor saw Shahbaz Ali stumped by Jenkins for 24 before Dungaria took centre stage this time with the ball.

First he removed Ian Tew (1) and soon had opener and top scorer Damian Shirazi (63) back in the pavilion courtesy of two more catches from Jenkins.

Anthony Bullick became Dungaria's third victim as Banbury looked set for defeat on 147-7.

Unfortunately for Radlett the hosts were saved by the weather and Burger's side had to be content with travelling back to Cobden Hill with 13 points.

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