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__Black Sunday - A Dark Day
for Batting at OSCC__

**
BY THE NUMBERS**

**On August 16, 2009, Offley &
Stopsley Cricket Club slumped to two crushing defeats.
Steve Bexfield’s 1 ^{st}
XI were dismissed for 51 in a shocking 118-run reversal against local rivals
Lilley and Darrell
Cooper’s 2^{nd} XI were skittled for 69 in a 92-run reversal against
Flamstead.**

**Here we consider some of the key
numbers from that dreadful day where Offley’s batsmen gave a suitable
impersonation of men who had never played the game before.**

** 1/3
Off all OSCC Innings over the weekend ended with a Duck**

**0 Offley’s opening
partnership against Lilley**

**0 The combined number of runs scored by
Steve Bexfield, Dhrupal Patel, Chris Austin, Marc Ward, Damian Sale, Dathan
Sale, Adam Ward and Charles Page**

**0 The number of
league games won by Lilley before they played Offley**

**1 The number of
league games won by Lilley after they played Offley**

**1 The number of runs
scored by both 2 ^{nd} XI openers, Wayne Cutts and Cliff Large**

**2 The number of
Offley batsmen run out by Matthew Freeman**

**2 The number of
shooters received by Colin Keeley over the course of the weekend**

**3 The number of
batsmen to reach double figures**

**4 The combined number
of runs scored by the Second XI’s top six batsmen**

**7 The second highest
score of the Offley innings at Lilley from Darren Lunney**

**7 The number of 1 ^{st}
XI batsmen dismissed for 3 or fewer**

**8 The number of ducks
recorded**

**11 The number of runs
scored by the 2 ^{nd} XI by the time the sixth wicket fell**

**12 The number of extras
in the 1 ^{st} XI’s 51 all out**

**15 The 1 ^{st}
XI’s highest stand of the day (N. Brodie & D. Patel)**

**18 The number of runs
combined from 9 of the 1 ^{st} XI’s 10 batsmen**

**21 The number of runs
scored by Nathan Brodie, the only man to reach double figures at Lilley**

**25 The highest score of
the day from PAUL HUM**

**33 The 2 ^{nd}
XI’s highest stand of the day (G. Law & P. Hum)**

**39 The number of runs
scored by Offley’s batsmen at Lilley**

**51 The total amassed by
the 1 ^{st} XI at Lilley**

**69 The total amassed by
the 2 ^{nd} XI against Flamstead**

**95 The number of runs
scored off the bat by 21 Offley batsmen**