Sandyford Cricket Club
Weekend July 26th-27th
The 3rds game away game to Dundalk was called off due to Sandyford being unable to field a team.
A disappointing result also for the 1sts who were well beaten away to Phoenix. Sandyford batted first and made 93, with Shiyas top-scoring with 36, which Phoenix easy knocked off for the loss of only 1 wicket.
Despite a magnificent knock of 125 by Srikanth Boddu, his second century for the club, the run of bad results for Sandyford continued with the 2nds losing by 14 runs to North County 4. Put in to bat, North County made 279-06 and Sandyford were dismissed for 265, for yet another narrow defeat for the 2nds.
Despite a century by Srikanth Boddy (above), the 2nds lost to North County.
Last Updated (Sunday, 27 July 2014 19:09)
2nds lose to Leinster
In a rearranged match, the 2nds played Leinster in a 20 over game in Rathmines and lost by 23 runs. Leinster batted first and and made 137-06 and in reply Sandyford were bowled out for 114.
Weekend July 19th-20th
The 1st team visited North Kildare and came home empty handed on Saturday. Batting first, Sandyford were dismissed for only 88 with Srikanth Boddu top-scoring with 29. North Kildare chased down the total without losing a wicket.
Despite a 50 by Ravi SIngh (including six 6s), a 7 man 3rd team were beaten by Adamstown.. Sandyford made 126 ao which the opposition chased down for the loss of 6 wickets.
A 50 by Ravi (above) was not enough to secure victory for the 3rds over Adamstown
In a high scoring game in North County, the home team beat Sandyford 2nds. Put in to bat, North County scored 279 off their 45 overs. Sandyford made a great effort in chasing this big total down but eventually just fell short of the total.
Last Updated (Monday, 21 July 2014 07:44)
Whelan Cup Final heartbreak
The 2nds lost to Ringcommons in the Whelan Cup Final on Sunday by one run. Ringcommons batted first and made 131-07 from their 20 overs. Sandyford just failed in its chase, ending up 1 run short of the total with 9 wickets down, despite Srikanth scoring a 50.
Weekend Jul 12-13th
Mixed results on Saturday with the 2nds losing but the 3rds advancing to the semi-final of the cup for two years in a row.
Despite scoring 231/9 with Adam and Srikanth making 50s, Sandyford 2nds lost to Greystones by 4 wickets with their 3rd wicket partnership putting on 150+.
10 man Sandyford 3rds beat Bagnalstown in the Minor Cup by only 3 runs. Sandyford made 199 ao with Shankar continuing his good run of form with the bat with a 50 and thanks to spirited effort in the field won by just 3 runs!
3rd team captain, David Gray, who has led his side to the semi-final of the Minor Cup for the second successive season.
Unfortunately, a weakened 3rds team lost to Rush on Sunday despite a brilliant 91 by Vinay Iqbal. Sandyford made 143 which Rush chased down for the loss of 9 wickets. A weekend of some very close results.
Last Updated (Monday, 14 July 2014 09:07)