As our players gathered on a pristine afternoon at the County Ground we wondered if this game would be close given that our two previous victories against Westbury and Winsley had been by tight margins?
Purton was the opposition this time and were just above us in the league table. There were some familiar faces missing this week due to first team call-ups and it being the holiday season. However this meant that we had the pleasure of two of Trowbridge's finest players promoted from the thirds: Phil Rutland and Graham "G-dawg" Booth. In addition, our normal correspondent "Mr Essex" – Jamie Adkins was watching another match on South London!
As is now the norm Ali Goddard called correctly and decided to bat on what looked like an "absolute road" for batting. (Rule 1: if you win the toss always bat. Rule 2: if you're thinking of doing otherwise refer to Rule 1 with apologies to Steve Waugh!).
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