News for Neil Whitaker Reports 2018

Royal London Cup Yorkshire v Wawickshire

Royal London Cup Yorkshire CCC v Warwickshire CCC May 20th 2018 HeadingleyNeil Whitaker reportsWARWICKSHIRE bounced back after their defeat to Derbyshire on Thursday to beat Yorkshire Vikings by five wickets with 4.2 overs to spare at Emerald Headingley.The architect of their victory was skipper Jeetan Patel who took four wickets for 33 in his 10 overs. Including three wickets in nine balls for five runs and he had an hand in the  final wicket when Vikings skipper Steven Patterson got ...

May 24, 2018 12:00 am

Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire April 20-24

Day1JACK Brooks turned in an all round performance to tip the days play towards Yorkshire on the first day of the Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Emerald Headingley.With the bat he hit an unbeaten 30 and shared in a last wicket partnership of 44 with Ben Coad as Yorkshire passed the 250 mark.  He hit the only six of the day when he lofted Samit Patel  over long off.  Their innings ended when Coad played a tame tennis shot to Luke Fletcher and the ba...

April 29, 2018 12:00 am

Lancashire v Surrey April 27-30th

Day 1 No playDay 2AN eighth wicket partnership 69  in 20 overs between Jordan Clark and Aussie Joe Mennie gave Lancashire the edge over Surrey on day two of their clash at Emirates Old Trafford.After the first day’s play was washed out play got underway on the second day on time  and Clark top scored with 78 and Amar Verdi took three wickets for Surrey.  Three other Lancashire batsmen passed fifty and Jade Dernbach also took three wickets for Surrey.When Clark came into bat at the...

April 27, 2018 12:00 am

Surrey v Yorkshire May 11th-14th

Neil Whitaker reports from the OvalDay 1SURREY”s Ollie Pope became the leading run scorer  in division one as he hit his second championship century of the season  in just under four hours as he gave his teams bowlers some runs to bowl at but it was a different picture when he came into bat at 69 for four.Pope, who hit 145 in the first championship match against Hampshire, moved into the eighties in the first over with the second new ball when drove Tim  Bresnan through the covers...

April 25, 2018 12:00 am

Royal London Cup Yorkshire v Worcestershire

Royal London Cup Yorkshire CCC v Worcestershire CCC May 23rd 2018Neil Whitaker reportsWORCESTERSHIRE Rapids beat Yorkshire Vikings by four runs at Emerald Headingley due with a devastating batting display in their last 10 overs but the winning margin should have been greater.After 40 overs the Rapids had scored 228 for five, in the next 10 they scored 122 for the loss of only one wicket. A sixth wicket partnership of 110 in 11 overs between Ross Whiteley and Ben Cox saw them there.  Wh...

April 24, 2018 12:00 am

Nottinghamshire v Warwickshire Royal London Cup May 27th

Neil Whitaker reports from Trent BridgeWARWICKSHIRE kept their hopes progressing to the next stage of the Royal London one day cup alive with a 108 run victory with over  the holders Nottinghamshire Outlaws at Trent Bridge.Warwickshire captain Jeetan Patel said: “ At half time we were a little bit deflated, having a score of 300 to defend is better than 295 but  we knew that they would have to bat very well to beat us  so we knew that if we had hit them hard and quick. In this for...

April 23, 2018 12:00 am

Derbyshire CCC v Yorkshire CCC May 30th

Royal London Cup 2018Derbyshire CCC v Yorkshire CCC May 30th 2018 at Derby YORKSHIRE Vikings moved to second place in the Northern group with a two wicket victory over the Derbyshire Falcons at Derby with a ball to spare in a match reduced to 24 overs.Seeing the Vikings to victory was Matthew Fisher who hit an unbeaten 24 when the Vikings needed 24 to win when he came into bat.  In the final over the Vikings needed six off three balls and Fisher smashed Hardus Viljoen for a straight fo...

April 22, 2018 12:00 am

Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire Royal London Cup June 1st

Nottinghamshire v Worcestershire Royal London Cup 2018 June 1st Trent BridgeNOTTINGHAMSHIRE Outlaws bounced back after their defeat to Warwickshire at the beginning of the week to beat Worcestershire Rapids by 38  runs with over three overs to spare at Trent Bridge to keep their hopes of reaching the next stages alive.Defending only 202 the Outlaws owed a great debt to paceman Luke Fletcher who got wickets at vital times to get his best List a bowling figures of four for 20 in nine overs. &...

April 21, 2018 12:00 am

Derbyshire v Lancashire Royal London Cup June 3rd

Derbyshire v Lancashire Royal London Cup June 3rd at DerbyNeil Whitaker reportsLANCASHIRE defended 290 to beat Derbyshire Falcons 25 runs at the 3aaa county ground but still went out of the RL one-day cupLancashire’ s head coach Glenn Chapple said: “Today we put in a really good performance and we’ve had three fantastic wins and we can do better. Today we’ve beaten  a strong team away from home.  They had a strong opening partnership and the boys stuck at their task.I think this season...

April 20, 2018 12:00 am

Lancashire CCC v Yorkshire CCC Royal London Cup June 5th 2018

Lancashire CCC v Yorkshire CCC Royal London Cup June 5th 2018 Old TraffordNeil Whitaker reportsIN the 1990’s Yorkshire Vikings always came up short when they played Lancashire in a vital List A game at Emirates Old Trafford in this RL one-cup match the Vikings won by 16 runs with an over to spare. The result that the Vikings hopes of reaching the knockout stages are still alive it also means that  Lancashire haven’t beaten the Vikings in a List A match at Emirates Old Trafford since 20...

April 19, 2018 12:00 am