The Cricketer National Village Cup Final

Houghton Main (Yorkshire) v Reed (Hertfordshire)

Reed, who were victorious at Lord’s in 2017, aim for a second title in three years when they take on Yorkshire outfit Houghton Main, who won the competition at the Home of Cricket in 2006.

The competition has been played since 1972 and the final has almost exclusively been held at Lord’s during that time.

Match Details

Houghton Main v Reed
Lords Cricket Ground
40 overs per side
Umpires: CR Bryant & GC Hall
Sunday 15th September, 11:00am
Toss: Reed CC won the toss and elected to field


Houghton Main 160 for 8 (40 overs)
Reed 161 for 3 (26.1 overs) - T Greaves 67 not out, R Lankester 59
Reed win by 7 wickets

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Reed CC

RJT Wharton (wk), SW Tidey, RA Lankester, TD Greaves (c), JA Heslam, SG Smithm, MG Martin, MD Cooper, JL Caine, JP Tidey, TG Fynn, MR Catt (12th)
Scorer: NAD Haslam
Houghton Main CC

SA Ward (wk), ID Simon, MT Brown (captain), Yousuf Rehman, CJ Honeyman, Imran Khan, B Kapala, JK Allinson, LC Salisbury, MP Bates, S Honeyman, AJ Cutmore (12th)
Scorer: MJ Lindley