After a difficult start to the season groundsman Tom Parkman leads the way in WEPL Prem 2 with an average pitch score of 17.33
Keep up the fantastic work Tom
On Thursday ( 13th June) evening our 1st XI travel to Street CC in the next round of the Somerset Major Cup. 6.00 start at the Victoria Sports & Social Club 20 overs bash.
Sunday 16th June we host Hinton Charterhouse in the area final of the National Village Cup. This follows last weeks abandonment due to rain following Perrott scoring 272-4.Game starts at 1.30
1st XI hosted 2nd placed Winterbourne on Saturday on a remarkably dry wicket and outfield given the rain 24 hours before. Perrott may well have wished the rain had stayed batting first they were soon 43-4 with all the top 4 back in the pavilion. It was down to Jack Henderson 60 and Jake Symes 32 to rebuild the innings much as last week. The innings finished on 178-9 well below a competitive score. Winterbourne made light work of the reply putting on 165 for the first wicket, Gloucestershire captain Chris Dent making 106.It took just 32 overs for the visitors to reach the winning total of 179-1.
2nd XI travelled to Watchet and found themselves in much the same position as the 1st XI however Max Dicker 66 and Lewis Hunt 36 numbers 6 & 7 were able restore some order and a quick 24 NO from Toby Pattemore took Perrott to 198-8 . When the home side came to bat there was a regular fall of wickets with Lewis Hunt 3-31 and Rick Hyett 3-35 doing most damage,Max Dicker chipped in with 2-15 and Watchet were all out for 161 securing victory for Perrott 2's.
Meantime the 3's were away at Ilton where opener Simon Gerring found the bowling to his liking making 115 as Perrott posted a formidable 312-2. Jack Male made 67, Alec Hayton 54 NO and Alistair Hayton 28 NO. The home side never threatened the Perrott score as Jez French took 3-44, Alistair Hayton 3-25 and skipper George Preston 2-17 to restrict Ilton to 140 all out. The 3rd XI 's unbeaten start to the season continueing.
On Sunday Perrott went to Hinton Charterhouse to play the area final of the National Village Cup. Batting first Perrrott raced away as George Retter scored 72 fellow opener Gordon Whorlow batted through for 100 NO and Jake Symes weighed in with 55 as Perrott scored 272-4 in 40 overs. It was then that the heavens opened and play had to be abandoned. The game will be replayed at North Perrott next Sunday 16th June.
Perrott travelled to 2nd placed Taunton Deane on Saturday. Choosing to bat first Perrott were soon in trouble as openers Pardoe & Whorlow were back in the pavilion with just 6 on the board. Alex Eckland 43 lead a recovery until a second collapse saw the scoreboard stand at 90-5. However a captains knock of 51 NO from Jake Symes and good support from Sam Rowswell 41 NO ensured Perrott batted all their overs totalling 205-6.
The visitors needed quick wickets to apply some pressure but it was the home side who took the iniative and an opening partnersip of 151 took the game away from Perrott. 3 late wickets were little consolation for Perrott who acknowledge they were well beaten on the day. Deane 207-3. Perrott dropped to 3rd after this loss.
Perrott 3rds travelled over to Sparkford 2's. The home side batting first crawled to 96-8 off their 40 overs. Jack Male pick of the bowlers 4-16 and skipper Tom Johnson 2-11.Simon Gerring 43 NO and Don Corbett 27 NO made light work of the reply chasing down the total in just 12 overs. Perrott remain top of the table.
2nd XI no game following withdrawal of Peasedown from the league.
Mon 17 June
U12 v Ilminster 6.00
Thur 20th June
Street v 1st XI - SCB Major Cup 6.00
Friday 21st June
Yeovil v U19 6.00
Sat 22nd June
Midsomer Norton v 1st XI 12.30
2nd XI v Lympsham 1.30
3rd XI v Taunton Deane 5ths 1.30
Sun 23rd June
Chard v U10 10.00
U15 v NORTH PETHERTON. 10.00
Lynydrock ( Cornwall ) v NVC XI v 1.30