Thames Ditton won the toss and elected to bat and Horley took to the field with only 10 men. Horley started the game the stronger of the two sides , picking up early wickets including the crucial one of the inform Mike Dixon, centurion of the previous week.
An apparent edge behind from a Thames Ditton batsman was taken by keeper Brad Bosman , but was not given out by the oppositions umpire , much to the annoyance of the Horley players.
Despite being a man short for 35 overs Horley saw the innings through, restricting Thames Ditton to 204 off of 45 overs. Sam Remfry,8 overs , 36 runs 2 wickets.
In response , Horley’s openers Danny Razzaq and Brad Bosman put on a opening stand of 60 runs. After the drinks break Bosman was out Leg before and there after Horley lost a quick succession of wickets including those of Danyal (27) and Matt Ware (2).
Notable contributions from Sam Remfry (32), John Barnett and Richard Waddington (16) and a cameo from Matt Gainsford (33*) wasn’t enough as Horley finished their innings on 189, falling 16 short of their target.