Bamford Fieldhouse win LCB Knock Out Cup 2012
Congratulations to Bamford Fieldhouse CC from Rochdale who defeated Northern CC from Sefton in the LCB Knock Out Cup Final yesterday (16 September) at Old Trafford.
Bamford Fieldhouse scored 216 for 6 off 45 overs and Northern CC finished on 108 for 6 off 22 overs in a rain affected match. Report below by Jasmine Titmuss (LCB Administration Officer).
LCB KO CUP 2012 REPORT
Bamford Fieldhouse CC 216 for 6 (45 overs) Northern CC 108 for 6 (22 overs).
Bamford Fieldhouse won by 14 runs.
Man of the Match: Chris Schofield (Bamford Fieldhouse CC).
The final of the LCB Knock Out Cup competition took place on Sunday 16th September 2012 at Old Trafford.
Bamford Fieldhouse CC who play in the Saddleworth and District Cricket League beat Northern CC who play in the Liverpool and District Cricket Competition. Bamford Fieldhouse batted first reaching a total of 216 for 6, with Chris Schofield hitting 78 off 86 balls and Michael Stevens coming in at number six hitting 53 not out from 87 balls. Northern CC started a convincing run chase until the weather started to affect play. Northern CC were 20 for 1 off 4 overs when we eventually had to come off for rain. Only losing 4 overs to the weather the revised target was 197. James Cole and Nicky Caunce looked determined to chase down the total with Cole ending on 29 not out from 39 balls and Caunce on 20 not out from 25 but this was not to be with the rain affecting the game again. Northern CC ended up on 108 for 6 off 22.
Andrew Hayhurst (LCB Managing Director) presented the teams and officials with their trophies, which included our excellent umpires from the Manchester and District Association, Peter Rayson and Paul Naden.
Congratulations to Bamford Fieldhouse CC on winning this years LCB Knock Out Cup, the full draw and the scorecard from the final downloabable below:
LCB Knock Out Cup Draw 2012 (70 Kb)
LCB Knock Out Cup Scoresheet (263 Kb)
You can also follow the competiton on the LCB Play Cricket LCB Knock Out Competition webpage.