Horley Under-14s 141-5 (20 overs), Lingfield Under-14s 142-8 (19.2 overs). East Surrey Colts League Cup quarter-final. Tuesday, 21 May, Horley Row. Lingfield won by one wicket.
In the cup against Lingfield, Horley very nearly pulled victory from the jaws of defeat when, with the visitors needing just two runs to pass their total of 141, they took two wickets in two balls, only to see Lingfield win the match off the next ball.
Horley’s innings had featured a 34-ball 40 (retired) from Harry Grimwood and a 31-ball 37 from Udith Molanguri. Will Agombar hit 24, Luke Smith scored 16 (three fours), and Alex Field made 12.
Aaron Hockey put Lingfield in charge, walloping 41 off just 20 balls. Horley contributed to their own downfall, giving 35 extras away.
Joe English, Molanguri and Harry Grimwood took two wickets each, Agombar took one and Smith bowled superbly to take one for six from two overs. Field bagged two catches, including one to dismiss Joe Walsh off the last ball of the penultimate over, then Tommy McKenna caught Joe Walker off the first ball of the next over, but No 11 Tommy Walsh hit the two needed to win the match.
HCC Match Reports