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WESTON CREEK CRICKET CLUB Magazine

4Late on the first day Hampshire went in on a harder wicket but some 40 minutesand 9 overs and 5 balls later it was ALL OUT FOR 15. Howell took 6 for 7 and FreddieG-C 4 for 4. Being 208 behind Hampshire was invited to bat again and by stumps hadlost another two wickets. Back in the pavilion friend Freddie was getting complacent(not without a good cause) and upset Hampshire's captain. Lord Tennison. Tennisoninfact wanted to get some money on his team, (was Ladbroke's offering 500 to 1odds inl922?).The next day dawned with Tennison receiving some derogatory "fan" mail on behalfof his team. Play commenced and four more wickets crashed with Hampshire still 22runs away from an innings defeat. The seventh wicket added 85, the eighth wicketnext to nothing and with two wickets remaining and only a lead of 60-odd runs andmore than a day to play, Hampshire looked to be "in more trouble than the early explorers"In strode Walter Liversy, the "Roaring Twenties" version of Jim Higgs. (otherthan this innings he only made 181 runs in 1922 from 36 innings). The ninth wicketpartnership yielded 177 and the last wicket a further 70 with Livesey scoring achanceless century. Hampshire finally had scored 521, thus leading by 313. None ofthe eight batsmen who had faced the dreaded pair obtained one.Hamp-Warwickshire started the sizable chase and was bundled out for 158 givingshire an incredible victory by 155 runs.A.C.T.PaperhangersSpecialistPaintinaPaperhangerContractor

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