Summary of the 2022 Season:
Division four CHAMPIONS!
In the 2022 cricket season, Capel CC had an outstanding performance in Division Four, Surrey, excelling in both batting and bowling departments, while also displaying excellent fielding skills.
- Sam Bowden emerged as the star batsman for Capel CC, scoring an impressive total of 641 runs in 16 innings at an excellent average of 49.31. His highest score of 108 showcased his ability to play long and impactful innings.
- Phil Stephens also contributed significantly with the bat, amassing 465 runs in 14 innings at an average of 51.67. He played a crucial role in the team’s success, scoring a brilliant century with a high score of 130.
- Rudi Junicke and Rob Ward made valuable contributions to the team’s batting, scoring 425 and 357 runs, respectively, throughout the season.
- Tom Ware proved to be a formidable force in the bowling department, taking an impressive total of 25 wickets in 121.1 overs, with an average of 14.84. His best bowling figures of 5/31 showcased his ability to dismantle the opposition’s batting lineup efficiently.
- Jack Ware provided valuable support with 18 wickets in 84 overs at an average of 18.17.
- Jonty Margetts displayed an extraordinary performance, achieving a remarkable 5-wicket haul with the best figures of 5/9 in just 11.4 overs.
Fielding and All-Round Performance:
- Capel CC demonstrated exceptional fielding skills throughout the season, contributing to their opponents’ dismissals and maintaining the pressure on the opposition.
- Additionally, the team showcased all-round abilities, with players like Fraser Brearley and Mike Ching making significant contributions with both bat and ball.
Team Ranking and Success:
- Capel CC’s 2nd XI was the dominating force in the league, winning an impressive 15 out of 18 matches, resulting in an outstanding win percentage of 83.33%. Their consistent performances and excellent teamwork led them to secure the top position in the division.
Overall, the 2022 season for Capel CC in Division Four, Surrey, was a display of talent, skill, and teamwork. The batsmen showcased their ability to score runs consistently, while the bowlers demonstrated their prowess in taking crucial wickets. The team’s commitment to excellence, strong performances, and exceptional fielding made them deserving champions of the division.
Written by: Tom Ware