Strikers, back row L-R: Cadence, Marija, Lisa, Charlie. Front row L-R: Kate J, Sonia, Sophie, Kate O

Strikers debut 3 new players in the league

The Strikers headed to Farncombe for a Group A match on Sunday 26th, captained by Charlie, and with two players making their debut, it was a great match.

Farncombe won the toss and elected to field. 

First up to bat for the Strikers were Charlie and Marija, opening the scoring with 14. 2nd pair was Cadence and Kate O – batting together for the first time and with Kate O making her league debut – they added 5, losing one wicket to some great bowling.

Kate J and Lisa, batted 3rd – with Lisa making her debut for the Strikers. Despite losing 2 wickets, they added 8. Final pair Sophie and Sonia, were on the end of some great bowling and fielding for Sonia’s debut match. A tough end to the innings adding 1.

The Strikers finished on a net score of 256.

Strikers take 5 wickets

As the Strikers took on fielding duties, Lisa shared wicket keeping duties with Sophie and took a wicket. Fellow debut player Sonia took 2 wickets from some great bowling. Wickets were also taken by Sophie and Charlie. 

Farncombe Fernettes finished in a net score of 284 to win the match by 28 runs.

Congratulations Farncombe Fernettes!

Player of the match was Sonia for excellent bowling in her debut match! Congrats Sonia. 

A big thank you to the Farncombe Fernettes for hosting the Strikers – especially for the end of match fizz which certainly took the edge off the loss!

Match detail: away to Farncombe Fernettes, 26th June.

Captain: Charlie

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