Romsey Town vs. Newton II

July 24, 1999
Emmanuel College

Newton II (198/7 in 40 6-ball overs)
lost to
Romsey Town (200/2 in 29.4 6-ball overs)
by 8 wickets.

Newton batted well to post 198/7 from their 40 overs, with Alfie Wilmshurst (6/44) taking almost all the wickets on offer (the grreatest relative contribution ever for the club). Romsey made the runs in a canter, Tony Desimone (82) and Andrew MacDonald (88) compiling a match-winning 159-run opening partnership in just 23 overs. Unfortunately both were dismissed with the end in sight, but Adrian Ingrey (13*) and Richard Morris (11*) finished the job with ease.