A Stunning Day at Preston Nomads raising funds for Kangaroos Sussex –

Match report by Simon Green.

With the hotly contested cricket matching the weather, we were treated to some superb batting, variable bowling, some stunning dropped catches but thankfully no dropped helicopters.

With a team of highly competitive and far too young players, PDQ beat a Hayward & Green side of fine pedigree in the final. This followed superb displays from all sides in the group matches, namely AJ Walter, Floral Image, Clyde & Co. and the scratch side of the Aviation Club.

We’ll be back year – bigger, better, hungrier, more biddiful and thirstier!

 

Our thanks to:

Hosts Preston Nomads CC, as well as amazing contributions from DBK AERO and Digit (formerly NLS). Many individuals and organisations supported and donated raffle and auction prizes including (but not limited to) Gray-Nicolls, Mark Fitzgerald, Gin Fest, Mowgli Street Food.

Huge thanks also to Gibson Blanc Photography who took the superb photographs below, and our wonderful auctioneer Nicholas Muston.

How the tournament played out

Group Spitfire: PDQ beat Clyde & Co; Clyde & Co beat Aviation Club; PDQ beat Aviation Club

Group Lancaster: AJW beat Floral Image; H&G beat Floral Image: H&G beat AJW

Grand Final – PDQ beat H&G!

All images below copyright Gibson Blanc Photography.

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