Form deserting Hornsey at wrong time in Division Two

The new cricket season is well underway (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo)

The new cricket season is well underway (pic: George Phillipou/TGS Photo) - Credit: George Phillipou/TGS Photo

Garfield Struthers’ team will aim to bounce back at home to Wycombe House this weekend

Hornsey have seemingly lost form at the worst possible time in the Middlesex County League Division Two.

Garfield Struthers’ team lost again last weekend, this time at Harrow St Marys, to make it back-to-back defeats.

They remain fourth in the table, but are now 21 points behind second-placed Enfield and a further 26 from leaders Stanmore.

A poor batting display was costly for Hornsey at Harrow St Marys last weekend after they were dismissed for 148.

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Paul Weekes hit a patient 44 at the top of the order off 119 balls, but the next best score was 27 from captain and wicket-keeper Struthers.

Harrow St Marys always looked in control in reply, but Joe Emanuel claimed 3-28 off 8.3 overs to make them sweat a tad.

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Eventually they got home in the 42nd over and are now 13 points ahead of Hornsey in third place.

Next up for Struthers’ men is a home encounter with sixth in the table Wycombe House, who they beat by two wickets on May 26.

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