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Squad List 2018

Abhijeet Ashokkumar (Newport),  Filip Chitnis (Chepstow), Roham Donga (Newport), Henry Evans (Llanarth), Lawrence Johnson (Llanarth)),  Ethan Jones (Ebbw Vale), Owen Jones (Ebbw Vale), James Kellaway (Chepstow),  Tom LLewelyn (Llanarth), Roahn Mohindru (Malpas), Arthur Newington-Bridges (Llanarth), Tom Norton (Abergavenny), Noah Rice (Newport), Robbie Sandford (Newport), Joe White (Ebbw Vale), Yousaf Yasir (Ebbw Vale), Thomas Yeomans (Llanarth))

Match Report Summary 2018

Denotes a gold star performance of scoring 50 or more runs or taking four or more wickets.




North East Wales

159 for 9

184 for 6 Gwent

won by

25 runs

Gwent won the toss and elected to bat first on a hot day at Hawarden Park CC. The good wicket and fast outfield made for a good game of cricket as Gwent totalled a competitive score from their allocation of forty overs. Opener Abhijeet Ashokkummar top scored with 42 with useful contributions coming from the middle order in the form of Tom Norton 34, Noah Rice 31 and Joe White 24. For North West Wales, off spinner Will Norman bowled very well to finish with 2-10.

In reply North East Wales started slowly but a 3rd wicket partnership of 66 between Challinor and Norman brought them back into the game before Norman fell for 42. Challinor was then dismissed for a well made 31 as leg spinner Roham Donga took a fine 4-24 and the Gwent spinners tightened their grip on them match. Fellow leg spinner Yousaf Yasir claimed three wickets while off spinner Filip Chitnis bowled well for his two. For North East Wales I. Jones made 25 but they finished up 159-9 at the close enabling Gwent to win reasonably comfortably.

Best Performances: Roham Donga 4-24, Abhijeet Ashokkumar 42, Yousaf Yasir 3-48, Tom Norton 34, Noah Rice 31

57 for 4

138 all out Match


as a Draw

Gwent won the toss and elected to bat at Chepstow CC and got off to a good start with Roham Donga (32) and Noah Rice (24) posting a half-century opening partnership.  However,  the rest of the batters failed to perform and, from 87 for 1, nine wickets fell for the addition of just 57 runs.

In reply, Gwent knew that they had to bowl well.  However, Herefordshire got off to a good start with their two openers putting on 37 for the first wicket. The introduction of spin was a key factor in the game as James Kellaway and Bruno Chitnis bowled well on their home ground to restrict the scoring as the rain set in. Kellaway was particularly impressive with taking 3 for 10 in 5 overs. Herefordshire had stumbled to 57 for4 at drinks with the match finely poised. Unfortunately, the rain then set in and the teams could not restart so the match was abandoned.

Best Performances: Roham Donga 34, James Kellaway 3-10

Scorecard: https://gwentyc.play-cricket.com/website/results/3658659


153 for 5

152 all out Wiltshire

won by

5 wkts

Gwent lost the toss at Chippenham CC and were asked to bat first. Unfortunately for Gwent, only Ethan Jones and James Kellaway (23) got going as some poor decision making against the Wiltshire spinners saw Gwent dismissed for a disappointing score without using their full allocation of overs.  Jones in particular batted extremely well being last man out for a fine 50 which he reached with a six over mid-wicket.

In reply, Gwent bowled quite tight with spin being a key factor in the game. However, the Wiltshire batters were not giving their wickets up easily and only James Kellaway got any real reward for a fine spell taking 2 for 25 in 8 overs. Wiltshire chased the target down in 33 overs to claim a well-earned victory.

Best Performance: Ethan Jones 50


111 all out

112 for 4 Gwent

won by

6 wkts

Gwent won the toss on a beautiful day at Rogerstone Cricket Club.  Ethan Jones and Arthur Newington-Bridges gave Gwent early control with the ball bowling good lines. Jones made the early breakthrough leaving Worcester 38 for 2 off 10. Gwent then brought on their spinners who took quick wickets with Filip Chitnis, in particular, bowling superbly. Worcester struggled through the middle overs and only managed to get a further 78 before being bowled out in 27 overs. Chitnis finished with the excellent bowling figures of 5 for 22 off his 8 overs while James Kellaway and Ethan Jones took two wickets each.

Gwent set off for their reachable target but lost early wickets as the Worcestershire opening bowlers put the Gwent batsmen under pressure.  However, Roahn Mohindru (35) and Abhijeet Ashokkumar (32no) built a great partnership and scored quickly. Their fifty partnership came up in the 16th over taking the score to 98-4. Gwent then reached their target off just 8 overs.

Best Performances: Filip Chitnis 5 for 22, Roahn Mohindru 35, Abhijeet Ashokkumar 32no

111 all out

113 for 3 Gwent

won by

7 wkts

Gwent won the toss and elected to bowl first against a young Carmarthen side. After a couple of early wickets from pace man Ethan Jones, Gwent were in a commanding position reducing the opposition to 37 for 5. After partnership of 31, Gwent claimed the last 5 wickets for 43 runs.  then got back into it bowling Carmarthen out for 111.  Jones finished with the outstanding figures of  in 7.3 overs.  There was good support from the fielders with Joe White taking two catches and James Kellaway a run out.

In reply, Gwent got off to a very good start with an opening partnership of 44 before losing the first wicket of Robbie Sandford. Gwent then carried on the charge chasing the target down in 21 overs with Joe White leading the way with a fine unbeaten half-century.

Best Performances: Ethan Jones 6 for 16, Joe White 52no

West Glamorgan

154 all out

305 for 4 Gwent

won by

151 runs

Gwent won the toss at Llanarth and decided to bat first racking up a mammoth total off their 40 overs.  Joe White made an impressive 73 and Tom Norton 37 but the day belonged to Noah Rice.  Rice came in at number 4 and took the West Glamorgan bowlers apart with some terrific clean hitting. With twelve overs to go he was on 49 but then plundered a further 97 runs at eight-an-over to finish on an incredible146no as Gwent set a record total for the season.

In reply, West Glamorgan started well with Ben Williams getting 37 but Filip Chitnis put the brakes on the innings with a terrific bowling performance taking 5 for 31 in 8 overs leading Gwent to an impressive victory.

Best Performances: Noah Rice 146no, Filip Chitnis 5 for 31, Joe White 73, Tom Norton 37

Pembroke     Match postponed due to the weather - it proved impossible to rearrange
Cardiff & Vale

143 for 5

163 for 6 Gwent

won by

20 runs

Cardiff and Vale won the toss and elected to bowl first on an overcast day at Rogerstone CC.  Gwent made a slow start scoring 44 for 1 off the first 23 overs. Gwent found it hard to score as Cardiff spinner’s bowled a tight line and length. Joe White (40) started to push the score along but got run out leaving Gwent on 70 for 3 off 30 overs. Noah Rice (43) and ) then batted superbly in scoring at eight an over giving Gwent a competitive total off their 40 overs.

Cardiff and Vale started their chase very positively scoring 80 off the first 20 overs.  Opener Dan Karnell batted well picking up his half-century within 25 overs. After drinks, however, Gwent fought back superbly and spin from both James Kellaway and Roham Donga turned the game. Needing 40 off the last 10 Cardiff lost wickets regularly and Gwent won by 18 runs. The pick of the bowlers was Lawrence Johnson who took 3 wickets.

Best Performances: Noah Rice 43,  Yousaf Iqbal 36, Lawrence Johnson 3-18.


214 for 6

232 for 8 Gwent

won by

18 runs

Gwent took on Gloucestershire at Rockhampton and batted first totalling 232-8 off their allocation.   For Gwent Tom Norton and Joe White combined for a partnership of 102 before Norton fell for a fine 60. White continued to make 51 before being and Roham Donga added much needed impetus to the innings with a quick fire 43 as Gwent concluded their innings.

In reply, Gloucestershire started slowly reaching just 79 for 4 at the halfway stage as James Kellaway bowled exceptionally well taking 3 for 26 in 8 overs. They accelerated in the last twenty overs but the Gwent players held their nerve and were able to restrict the Gloucestershire scoring, while not necessarily taking wickets, to complete a notable victory. T

Best Performances: Tom Norton 60, Joe White 51,  Roham Donga 43, James Kellaway 3 for 26


160 all out

216 for 6 Gwent

won by

56 runs 

Gwent travelled to Pentland Gardens, won the toss and decided to bat first.  Tom Norton and Joe White once again led the way with the bat scoring 87 and 64 respectively and combining for a partnership of 130. Ethan Jones added a added a quick- fire 27 towards the end of the innings with some lusty blows to push Gwent over 200.

In reply, Arthur Newton-Bridges got Gwent off to a great start claiming two wickets in two balls in the just the second over and eventually coming back to finish off the Herefordshire innings to claim 3 for 20. Herefordshire were dismissed in the 36th over with Gwent running out comfortable winners.

Best Performances: Tom Norton 87, Joe White 64, Arthur Newington-Bridges 3 for 20.



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