Established 1891

88 – it’s a common number!

The 141-run unbroken partnership for the fourth wicket between centurion Bryn Jones and half-centurion Rob Acton was, of course, a new seasonal best for the wicket in the 2nd XI. Indeed it was the highest partnership for any wicket for the side for the past couple of seasons.

Interestingly, the first three wickets for the 2nd XI this season have all now produced a ‘best to date’ of 88!

The latest pair to put that on are Bryn Jones and Connor Carthew for the third wicket on Saturday. The week before Chris Acton and Will Birley put on 88 for the opening wicket at Thorverton and Chris Acton and Connor Carthew put on 88 for the second wicket in the home meeting with Alphington.

Rob Acton congratulates Bryn Jones on reaching three figures
Rob Acton congratulates Bryn Jones on reaching three figures

You can see all the current season’s ‘best partnerships’ on the stats page which is highlighted at the top of the page.