Stoneywood Oust FPs in 2 Counties Cup

FPs slipped to a 7 wicket defeat in a tight affair on Thursday night at Rubislaw in the 2 Counties Cup. Stoneywood successfully chasing down FPs 155 for 6 with 2 balls to spare thanks to good half centuries Andrew McLaren 65 not out and Ryan Williams 51.  For FPs Karan Anand struck 51 from 29 balls and Ranald Wilkie hit an enterprising 48 not out from 38 balls.

FPs Senthil 0, Herd 22, Swiergon 3, Anand 51, Wilkie 48 not out, Knudson 6, Morrison 7, Sood 8 not out, Russell DNB, Poosapaddi DNB, Haider DNB,

Hood 4-0-26-1, Lambley 2-0-25-1, Williams 4-046-0, Davidson 4-0-16-1, Rayner 4-0-32-2, Palaninathan 2-0-8-1.

Stoneywood Lambley 0, MacLaren 65 not out, Williams 51, Palaninathan 4, Lambley 20 not out

Poosapaddi 3-0-15-1, Knudson 2-0-22-0, Herd 4-0-34-1, Anand 4-0-37-1, Haider 2-0-16-0, Sood 3-0-13-0, Swiergon 2-0-14-0.

Teams for 23rd June

1st XI v Crescent (A)

Meet 12.15 at The Links

R Swiergon (c)
K Anand
C Clelland (w)
E Gubbala
R Knudson
G Morrison
P Poosappadi
E Steinson
G Stuart
J Thomson
R Wilkie

2nd XI v Siyapa (H)

Meet 12.15 at Rubislaw

M Nattrass (c)
Q Farhan
A Haider
S Harrower
I Johnston
V Karimilla
A Macdonald
F Monnapillai
C Poolman
A Sood
S Yarney

2 Counties Cup Team – Thursday 21st June

2 counties cup 2020 v stoneywood dyce (H)

Meet 17.30 at Rubislaw

R Swiergon (c)
K Anand (vc)
A Haider
C Herd
S Knudson
G Morrison (w)
P Poosappadi
D Russell
A Senthil
A Sood
R Wilkie

12th Man M Nattrass

Dads Army Saves the Day at Cults

Knudson & Thomson combined to see FPs home

Veterans Roland Knudson and John Thomson saved the day at Cults as FPs narrowly avoided a shock defeat in the Aberdeenshire Cup. Having conceded 157 to Cults on a very tricky pitch, FPs were indebted to a stand of 24 for the 9th wicket between the old hands to see them to victory with a ridiculous 16 overs to spare. Knudson made 19 not out including a huge straight six and he and Thomson then scrambled an unlikely 3 with an overthrow to hand FPs a semi final place against Mannofield. Continue reading

Inverurie Dampen FP Title Hopes

FPs were deservedly beaten at Inverurie

Inverurie were deserved winners against an under par FPs on Saturday at a very wet Kellands Park. In conditions more akin to Genesis Chapter 6, both sides battled on bravely in pouring rain for large parts which left the pitch in fairly dire straits long before the end.  Despite a determined 61 from Alex Keith and 44 from Eddie Steinson, FPs total of 178 all out  always looked like it was not quite enough and Chris Watson made sure of this with a splendid 92 which was the mainstay of Inverurie’s 7 wicket win, George Hadden hitting a dogged 40 in support. Continue reading