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Tag: christi viljoen

Water Orton Are Victorious

With a heavily depleted team Manor won the toss again and opted to bat first, and the decision appeared to be justified following a splendid opening partnership between Imran Jamiel (53) and Chris Whittock (35). Peter Evans (51no) and Shozab Haider (22no) gave the latter part of the innings some good impetus with an exciting […]

Weakened Manor Lose Vs Brockhampton

Brockhampton 229 Aston Manor 96 Brockhampton won by 133 runs Aston Manors recent run of poor form continued as their depleted side were well beaten by the runaway leaders Brockhampton. Despite having five 1st XI regular players missing Manor got off to a great start with two early wickets, but a splendid partnership between Minor […]

Manor Win High Scoring Game In Last Over

An amazing game at Church Road saw a total of 548 runs scored as the hosts finally defeated Whittington by 6 runs in a match that they had looked to be total control of until the last five overs. Batting first Manors innings was built around a superb 156 from Christi Viljoen. The South African […]

1sts Complete Double Vs Hammerwich

Aston Manor had back to back wins in the absence of regular skipper Andy “baggie” Foreman thanks to Stand in skipper Chris Wooding. After losing the toss Manor took to the field with some fine tight bowling from the Veteran Jonny “red devil” Meacham taking a wicket supported well with Adam Rana, young Shaun Caroll […]

Aston Manor Come Close Against Wombourne

On the final game of the first half of the season, Manor travelled to second placed Division 2 new boys Wombourne. Skipper Evans once again won the toss and asked the hosts to bat. They got off to a startling start racing to 91 before some inspired field placing and the bowling of Shozab Haider […]

Aston Manor Helps Warwickshire and England!

Aston Manor Cricket Club is certainly doing their bit in trying to help England regain the Ashes! Warwickshire are currently providing the opposition to the National team in an important warm up match at Edgbaston. Included in the County side are two young proteges of Manors excellent youth system, Chris Woakes and Ateeq Javid. The […]

Water Orton Lose From Winning Position

Another large Church Road crowd were treated to an exciting spectacle as Aston Manor 1st XI got back to winning ways with a tense victory against Water Orton. After being asked to bat first, the hosts were rocked by the loss of two early wickets on a track that offered good assistance to the bowlers. […]

Manor Beat Ombersley In Low Scoring Match

On a sunny day at Church Road, the home side won the toss and put the opposition into bat on a flat track. The ground was looking in top shape ahead of this eagerly awaited match against one of the fancied sides in the division. The visitors made steady progress to reach 45-1 before a […]

Rain Saves St Georges

On a dull, wet and overcast Church Road, the Squirrels won the toss and put the visitors in on a good hard track. The game started at a lively tempo, with Christi Viljoen bowling a very quick and hostile, but luckless opening spell. It was left to Shozab Haider to remove the openers and finish […]

Closely Fought Match vs Hammerwich

Aston Manor 1st XI slipped to their second defeat of the season in Lichfield League Division One as they lost an exciting Church Road encounter against Hammerwich by 4 runs on Sunday. Despite a superb spell of bowling by Christi Viljoen (5-21), the visitors reached a challenging total of 186-8 from their 40 overs with […]