Anand’s all round display downs Inverurie

Karan wins an LBW decision

Karan smashed a quickfire 50

Karan Anand delivered an inspired spell of 4 of 20 and hit a typically aggressive 63 not out from just 26 balls as FPs defeated a much under strength Inverurie by 8 wickets, taking just 12 overs to knock off the 126 run target. Alex Keith also made 53 which took him just 28 balls.  Inverurie had started well and having been 82 for 2 at drinks, they crubmbled to 125 all out just 12 overs later, Anand taking his 4 wickets for 2 in 12 balls.

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FPs Hold Nerve for 2 wicket win

Steinson made an important 43

FPs held their nerve to record another victory, this time against Stoneywood Dyce. A strong fielding display and a disciplined effort with the ball meant FPs were able to restrict Stoneywood to 167 for 7 in their 45 overs and despite a less than brilliant batting display FPs eased home by 2 wickets in a fairly forgettable encounter, Eddie Steinson making an important 43. Continue reading

Teams for 4th and 5th August

1st XI v Stoneywood-Dyce (H)

Meet 12.15 at Rubislaw

K Anand (c)
C Clelland
L d’Costa
A Keith
H Mapplebeck
C McKinney
G Morrison
P Poosapaddi
E Steinson
J Thomson
R Wilkie

2nd XI v Fraserburgh (A)

Leave 11.15 from Grammar Club

M Nattrass (c)
J Eagles
Q Farhan
I Goodenough
S Harrower
I Johnston
J Lord
P Macklin
R Monnapillai
C Poolman
A Sood

3rd XI v Crathie (A) – Sunday 5th

Leave 11.30 from Grammar Club

P Norwood (c)
Q Farhan
S Harrower
J Lee
P Macklin
M Nattrass
F Monnapillai
R Monnapillai
A Sood
TBC
TBC

Wet, Wet, Wet

After a rain free season, the weather finally put paid to FPs cricket today.  After heavy overnight storms and persistent morning rain, all FPs games were called off. Reports that it was the rain gods reacting to Callum Herd’s return are said to be wide of the mark.

Teams for 28th and 29th July

1st XI v Cults (A)

Leave 12.00 from Grammar Club

R Swiergon (c)
K Anand
C Clelland (w)
A Keith
R Knudson
H Mapplebeck
G Morrison
P Poosapaddi
A Senthil
E Steinson
J Thomson

3rd XI v Portcullis (H)

Meet 12.30 at Rubislaw

I Johnston (c)
L d’Costa
J Eagles
Q Farhan
M Forbes

C Herd
S Knudson
P Macklin
T Murray
H Penman
A Sood

3rd XI v 2nd Methlick (A) – Sunday 29th July

Leave 11.45am from the Grammar Club

I Johnston (c)
Q Farhan
S Harrower
C Herd
P Macklin
P Norwood
A Sood
R Wilkie
TBC
TBC
TBC