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Tag: chris wooding

Over 40s are finalists after beating Water Orton

The Over 40s entered the third semi-final in four years having lost the previous two. Water Orton won the toss and invited the Manor to bat on an excellent track in the evening sun. Simon Bowen worked the field and also hit regular boundaries before departing at the half-way stage on 34. Austen Imber followed […]

Manor lose close game against a Charity XI

21st May, Friendly, Home, Medical Industries Charity XI The large crowd, raising funds for leukaemia research and support, saw the Charity XI edge to victory with one wicket remaining. Aston Manor’s 116-6 included Chris Wooding 23, David Bond 19 and Wayne Turner 14. In reply, the Charity XI’s opener batted excellently for the majority of […]

Over 40s win again

7 May, Friendly, Home, GVA (property consultants) In a reduced 12 eight-ball overs game due to threatening rain, GVAs innings started slowly with David Woakes striking in his first over, and Barry Holbutt in his second. GVAs opener and ex-Aston Old Edwardians batsman capitalised on the short boundary and hit 99 retired. Holbutts two overs […]

Manor beat Four Oaks Saints

30th April Tournament Home Vs Four Oaks Saints Aston Manor Over 40s were put into bat in the early season sunshine. Former Aston Manor first team captain and opening batsman John Pigott hit 36 retired, and Ian Hudson made 21 before his run out led to Austen Imber’s 33 retired. Simon Bowen added 21 retired […]

2 wins out of 2 for the Over 40s

12 June Aston Manor Over 40s v Four Oaks Saints Over 40s Warwickshire Over 40s League Home Heavy rain in the Birmingham area escaped Perry Barr, and Aston Manor were asked to bat by the visitors in cloudy conditions. Tony Heaney regularly hit boundaries as he raced to 40 before becoming Four Oaks first victim. […]

League season kicks off with win

5th June Aston Manor Over 40s v Water Orton Over 40s Warwickshire Over 40s League Home After being put into bat in cloudy conditions, Water Orton batted steadily through their 20 overs. Opening bowler Tony Heaney first struck, and Geoff Knowles later picked up a wicket in his second two-over spell which conceded only four […]

1st Win in Friendly Against Walmley

23rd April 2013 Aston Manor Over 40s v Walmley Over 40s Friendly In Aston Manors Over 40s friendly at Church Road, Walmley elected to bat in the sunshine on a run scoring track. Opener bowler Steve Knowles struck in his first over, but former Aston Manor opening batsman John Pigott raced quickly to 29 before […]

Mixed Start For Sunday 1st Team

Aston Manor Sunday 1st XI have got off to a mixed start in their Lichfield League season having already beaten Whittington at Church Road, they then lost a high scoring affair away at Wednesbury this Sunday. In the earlier match at home to Whittington, under the expert captaincy of Chris Brearley Wooding, the Squirrels were […]