14 May 2015, Hengelo 2 won by 53 runs, by Ian Rodger
On a lovely 14th of May, Hengelo 2 took on Zwolle in a home game. After losing the toss, Hengelo was inserted to bat and set off to this task with Febin and Diederik as openers. They made a solid opening of 63 before Diederik was out caught for 26. Sreejesh came in at number 3 but unfortunately did not contribute to the score. Johan came in at number 4 and scored 18 before getting out caught. Kumar was in next but unfortunately couldn’t replicate his hitting form of the
last game as he was out for 16, with the score on 162 after 32 overs. In search of some quick runs, Ian was run out for a duck soon after. Febin, who had seen most of his partners leave during the game kept scoring and got out next for a very well made 71. Harm and Yawar were tasked with upping the scoring rate at the end of the innings. Yawar hit some great shots, with a straight 6 as an absolute highlight. Unfortunately only Christiaan gave Yawar any support, scoring 7 runs. The innings ended with Hengelo 2 on a total of 203.
After a nice lunch it was Hengelo's turn to bowl. Hengelo started off very nicely in the second innings, Sreejesh bowled very economicaly in his 8 overs, going for only 15 without any reward. Harm had a better start with the ball, having the opposing opening batsman stumped by Adriaan for 4. Harm picked up another wicket in his spell to have both opening batsmen as his scalps. After this Diederik was given the ball and took 4 wickets for 28 of his 8 overs. Kumar picked up 1 wicket and Yawar got 2 wickets, with Mika cleaning up the last wicket (bowled). Zwolle were all out for 150 with extras contributing for more than a third of the runs. This is one major point to improve for Hengelo 2 in the coming matches.
Hengelo 2 won the match by 53 runs