Cricket Club's Season of Success
Tas Valley Cricket Club combined their prize presentation evening with a
bonfire and fireworks party.
Richard Ellis reported on a highly successful season that had seen the first
team take the Norfolk League Division Four title. The second team finished
third in Division Nine and the thirds finished mid table in Division 10.
First team player
and captain Matt Ellis was named player of the year. The Batting Cup was
shared jointly by brothers Matt and Richard Ellis and the Bowling Trophy went
to second team player Andy Mack who took 25 wickets at an astonishing average
of just four. Mack also won the batting and bowling awards for the second
of the season award went to James Hipperson for his gritty unbeaten 50 against
Kirkley against some hostile bowling.
Tim Shelley was
named young player of the year and James Barnes won the most improved player
Tony Curson clubman award went jointly to Sue and Richard Ellis Senior for
their tireless work behind the scenes.
First Team: Batting, Matt Ellis; Bowling, Sean Barker. Second Team: Batting
and Bowling, Andy Mack. Third Team: Batting, Brian Borrett (Brian was also
named the Norfolk League's Division 10 Batsman of the Year); Bowling, Geoff
Chappell. Catching Cup (excluding wicketkeepers), James Barnes and Matt
Steward; Catching Cup (including wicketkeepers), Nick Burrett. Duck Trophy for
most ducks, Simon Wishart.
Money raised from the evening will go towards further enhancing the facilities at the club's Flordon Headquarters.