Double success as Old Owens' bowlers put on a show against Stevenage

PUBLISHED: 12:00 05 June 2018

Old Owens V Stevenage - Old Owens celebrate.


Picture - Karyn Haddon.

Old Owens V Stevenage - Old Owens celebrate. Picture - Karyn Haddon.

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Old Owens Cricket Club stormed to a seven-wicket win after their bowlers put on a masterclass at home to Stevenage.

Old Owens V Stevenage .


Picture - Karyn Haddon.Old Owens V Stevenage . Picture - Karyn Haddon.

The hosts at Old Owens Sports Ground won the toss and elected to field, a decision they didn’t regret for a second.

Old Owens V Stevenage - Old Owens celebrate.


Picture - Karyn Haddon.Old Owens V Stevenage - Old Owens celebrate. Picture - Karyn Haddon.

Less than 37 overs later Stevenage were all out for 88 with all six bowlers used claiming a wicket, and Bradley Lane, Shoaib Khan and Caleb Hewson all getting two each.

Old Owens V Stevenage - Jack Bloxham bowling for the Old Owens.


Picture - Karyn Haddon.Old Owens V Stevenage - Jack Bloxham bowling for the Old Owens. Picture - Karyn Haddon.

And Old Owens set about their target with vim and vigour, and despite a small wobble halfway through when they lost three wickets for 15 runs, they got there with just 18 overs gone.

Old Owens V Stevenage .


Picture - Karyn Haddon.Old Owens V Stevenage . Picture - Karyn Haddon.

Rhys Carter led the way with a swashbuckling 46 before Chris Palmer and Ralph Lane closed things out.

Old Owens V Stevenage .


Picture - Karyn Haddon.Old Owens V Stevenage . Picture - Karyn Haddon.

The second team were also celebrating after a 68-run win at Chipperfield Clarendon 2nds.

Old Owens V Stevenage - Jack Bloxham bowling for the Old Owens.


Picture - Karyn Haddon.Old Owens V Stevenage - Jack Bloxham bowling for the Old Owens. Picture - Karyn Haddon.

They made 154-9 batting first, Robinson Thiruchelvam top scoring with 39, before 4-18 from Rick Martin helped Owens bowl the hosts out for a mere 86.

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