Result: Ashley CC, Cheshire – 1st XI – Win Lost Toss by 3 wickets
Toss: Chelford CC – 1st XI won the toss and elected to bat
Date: Saturday 17th May 2014
Start Time: 13:30
Ground: peover lane
Highlights: On a super batting track at Chelford, Chelford won the toss and batted. Their openers batted well to put on a stand of 67. Zaman was the aggressor scoring 38. Dickenson anchored the innings scoring 65*, as skipper Hash Vora contributed 29. Aussie Jamie Robinson smote a quickfire 86, including 10×4 and 3x6s to take his side to 233. Sibtain Baig 2/23. Ashley lost an early wicket. Wood & Horsfall combined to put on 59, before Horsfall mistimed a drive (39). Sibtain and Wood added a further 48. Wood reached 50, before Sibtain (22) lost concentration with overs ticking by. Ashley required 95 in the last 10 over’s and were indebted to Rizwan Baig and Farrukh Subhani who punished virtually every bad ball. Rizwan and Farrukh hit maximums to keep the side on edge bringing it to 65 in 5.. Rizwan fell for a rapid 30 excellently held at long on by Vora. Farrukh took Ashley to 25 points as 45 were pillaged from 18 balls, including ending the game with consecutive sixes.