It’s the first match of the season and it’s VCC against HCC. HCC won the toss and elected to bat first on a beautiful grass wicket at sportpark westvliet. Tom opens the bowling with Danial on the other side. VCC strikes in the first over and V. Wiesmeier has to go for a duck. VCC kept this wicket streak and got HCC 43/4 after 7 with Tom taking 4 wickets. HCC managed to score 95/7 after 14 and with 16 overs left and only 1 wicket HCC was in big trouble. The last 2 batsman of HCC did a good job to get 138/ao after 23 on the board.With Carlijn Soham and Aldino all taking 1 wicket.
Tom de Leede 11/4 after 4.
Gijs Buytendijk 25 of 21
VCC sent Asher and Aarav to start the 2nd innings. Due to the good bowling of HCC, it was hard to score. VCC were 42/2 after 10 with Danial and Aldino at the crease.HCC bowled well and VCC had 73/4 after 17 with 2 fresh batsmen in the middle Farhaan and Tom.
Farhaan and Tom build a strong partnership. The HCC bowlers had no response to this partnership which eventually led to the win for VCC. With Farhaan scoring 32 of 27, Tom 28* of 36 and Carlijn scoring the winning runs to bring home the first points of the season.
Olivier Kloppenburg 23/1 after 5.
Farhaan Khawaja 32 of 27
Link to Match Centre and livestream:
- Match Centre: https://matchcentre.kncb.nl/match/134453-6587630/scorecard/?period=1787190
- Livestream: https://youtu.be/d2PGyC1ZOpo