Chipstead & Coulsdon Walcountians v. Beddington on Saturday 29th July 2017
Toss won by Chipstead & Coulsdon OW
Beddington 73-4 (Simon Lewis 37 not) (25 overs)
For the second week in succession Beddington’s game in the Surrey Championship Division 1 fell foul
to the weather and only 25 overs were possible before the rain came down and barely stopped for
the rest of the day.
This meant that Beddington had missed the opportunity to continue their excellent winning run of 4
successive games against last week Sutton (top) and this week Chipstead (2nd)
As seems to be the norm, Beddington started badly, gifting two of the first three wickets to
Chipstead for only 27 runs. But Beddington skipper Simon Lewis was not in the mood to hang about.
He took the attack to Chipstead and took kindly to the bowling of Leigh Padfield, depositing him over
cover for 6. Lewis and Seb Chmielinski (21) batted sensibly for about an hour before the latter got a
leading edge back to the bowler. Graham Lester just about had time to stroll out to the wicket as
the rain began to fall. And that was that for the remainder of the day. Tea was taken and it was not
long before the captains shook hands.
Next week the 50 overs games recommence and Beddington will be away at the O. Whitgiftians.