Search

Crouch End look to see off struggling Division Three rivals Indian Gymkhana

PUBLISHED: 14:00 02 August 2018

Players move a sightscreen (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

Players move a sightscreen (pic Gavin Ellis/TGS Photo)

©TGS Photo tgsphoto.co.uk +44 1376 553468

Hiren Desai’s side are on course for promotion, but couldn’t defeat Uxbridge last weekend

Crouch End will be hopeful of getting back to winning ways this weekend in the Middlesex County League Division Three.

Hiren Desai’s team entertain ninth in the standings Indian Gymkhana looking to remain within touching distance of leaders Brentham.

After 13 fixtures, Crouch End have 102 points and are 11 off the pace-setters.

Last weekend, the second-placed Calthorpe club could only draw at Uxbridge despite scoring 213 with the bat.

The hosts put Crouch End in first and opener Jalpesh Vijay showed his class with 92 off 75 balls – a knock which included 15 fours.

James Jenkins was the next best with a score of 36, but 213 all out still seemed enough for the visitors to defend.

Uxbridge had other ideas and made an excellent start and were 150-2 at one stage, but then the fightback began.

Ryan Cunningham (2-93) got the key scalp of Donovan Pell for 53 and Amandeep Dhaliwal then took over and picked up 4-15 off five overs, but the hosts ended on 178-8.

Latest Islington Sports News

Yesterday, 10:00

Arsenal Women’s Jordan Nobbs has been ruled out of the rest of the WSL season and could miss next summer’s World Cup in France after rupturing her anterior cruciate ligament, writes Joshua Bunting.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

England hosted Croatia at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s match report.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Arsenal maintained their 100 per cent FA WSL record with a 4-0 win over Everton in Southport.

Sunday, November 18, 2018

England hosted Croatia at Wembley in the UEFA Nations League on Sunday. Read on for Layth Yousif’s PLAYER RATINGS

Sunday, November 18, 2018

Arsenal want to be part of any discussions on a future European Super League, but deny they would break away from the Premier League it a new competition comes to fruition.

Friday, November 16, 2018

London All-Stars and London Titans are gearing up for an epic weekend of wheelchair basketball, as the Lord’s Taverners Junior Leagues returns for the 2018/19 season.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Arsenal midfielder Lucas Torreira says the intense rivalry between Uruguay and Brazil will make their encounter at the Emirates Stadium a competitive and full-blooded affair.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

Gallagher, the proud title partner of Premiership Rugby, has launched a nationwide competition for community rugby clubs to win a training session coached by their local Gallagher Premiership Rugby club.

Promoted Content

Fostering older teenagers means giving them the skills for life as an adult. Here, a supportive lodgings carer with Islington Council and young adult who has left care share their stories

Newsletter Sign Up

Islington Gazette twice-weekly newsletter
Sign up to receive our regular email newsletter

Our Privacy Policy

Most read sport

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Islington Gazette
e-edition today

Subscribe

Education and Training

cover

Read the
Education and Training
e-edition today

Read Now