Team to play Crescent at The Links

1s Cricket Lineup 27th August 2022 - Crescent (A)

FPs well beaten by Gordos

FPs fell to an 8 wicket loss as what had at one point appeared a very encouraging afternoon ended up in a familiar outcome at Harlaw as FPs moved over the wall to assist Rugby. FPs having batted 1st made 200 for 7, which was well below par considering FPs put on 101 for the 1st wicket, in 17 overs. A swashbuckling innings from Alex Keith of 73 from 77 and 42 from 50 from Mike Nattrass initially appearing to put FPs on course for a score of around 280. However some canny slow bowling slowed FPs progress and they ended on just 200. An early wicket gave FPs hope, but an excellent 94 from Mohit Khosla ensured Gordonians were comfortable winners, a number of dropped catches and short bowling costing FPs. Continue reading

FPs team to play Gordonians

FPs team selected to play Gordonians – the game is at Harlaw as Rugby have a game this week at Rubislaw.

1s Cricket Lineup 20th August - Gordonians (H)

Lack of Runs costs FPs

Mapplebeck took 2 wickets

FPs difficult season continued as they lost by 4 wickets against Inverurie despite a determined display at Rubislaw. Having made 160 all out, it was always a tough ask for the bowlers but despite a strong start, dropped catches and marginal calls did not help FPs as Inverurie edged to a vital win. Only Aman Sood with 41, Alex Keith 32 and Harry Mapplebeck 27 threatened with the bat but no stand of significance meant the batting never really got going. Harry Mapplebeck bowled a fiery opening spell taking 2 for 21 in his 8 overs and Aman Sood picked up 3 for 46, but 44 from Fraser Lawrance and 38 from Jordan Thom helped Inverurie to their target.

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Team to play Inverurie

1s Cricket Lineup 13th August 2022 - Inverurie (H)