Well, after plundering attacks for 200+ a couple of weeks in a row, it all had to change at some point. Once again the Gladdies lower order fired here, but having been 3/48 at drinks, it was always gonna be a tall order to win this one. Summer Hill bowled quite well, and we just couldn’t get the ball away regularly. Thanks to a fantastic final partnership of Jimbo and Jamie, we did manage to score nearly half our runs in the last 11 overs, and 43 in the last 5, but 149 was not really enough on a field that was largish, but relatively quick.
Summer Hill started utterly in control, scoring 28 off the first four overs, but we chipped away, and chipped away, focusing, without being explicit about it, on building pressure. Debutantes Kiran and Arul both bowled impressively, and Simon picked up a tidy 3 fa, but in the end, they just had too many overs, and hit the winning runs with a good 8 overs to spare.