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Domestic Season 1998
Peter Cooper Volkswagen Southern Cricket League
Statistics 1998

Havant left-hander Paul Gover is topping the Peter Cooper
Volkswagen Southern League run scoring chart at the halfway
point of the season.  Among eight batsmen to pass the 300
run mark, Gover has rattled up 390 runs at an average of

"It's a pretty pleasing set of statistics, especially
considering I have been batting at four all season." enthused
the Havant captain, who finished top Southern League batsman
in 1992 and 1995.

Burridge opener Peter Tugwell lies third in the charts, one
place above Hambledon captain Richard Kenway, who has hit
four half-centuries this season.

Leading local bowler is Burridge's former Gosport Borough
paceman Paul Jenkins, whose 17 victims included his 300th
Southern League wicket captured last weekend.

Leading performances at the half-way stage of the season

Batting (runs scored)
390  Paul Gover (Havant)           299  Dominic Carson (U.S.Portsmouth)
353  Russell Rowe (South Wilts)    284  Dave Banks (B.A.T.Sports)
340  Peter Tugwell (Burridge)      282  Todd Lavender (Liphook & Rips.)
329  Richard Kenway (Hambledon)    279  Steve Riley (Liphook & Ripsley)
327  Charles Forward (Romsey)      269  Mike Stonier (Bournemouth)
320  Chris Elward (Bournemouth)    265  Jamie Glasson (South Wilts)
318  Luke Sears (Havant)           261  Damian Shirazi (Lymington)
308  Julian Wood (Hungerford)      251  Ian Langdown (Andover)

Bowling (wickets taken)
 21  David Pryke (Hungerford)       16  Dan Goldstraw (Lymington)
 20  Roger Fuohy (South Wilts)          Kelvan Finch (Hambledon)
 19  Zac Morris (Lymington)         15  Matthew Piggott (Bournemouth)
 18  Andy Hooper (Andover)              Phil Loat (Havant)
     Billy Taylor (Winchester KS)       Matt King (Bashley Rydal)
     Neil Taylor (Bashley Rydal)        Eric Wyma (B.A.T.Sports)
 17  Paul Jenkins (Burridge)
     Tim Wheatley (Liphook & Rips)

Best bowling
7-24   Tim Wheatley (Liphook & Ripsley)
7-33   Neil Taylor (Bashley Rydal)
7-47   Terry Rawlins (B.A.T.Sports)
6-38   Andy Reynolds (Waterlooville)
6-49   Paul Jenkins (Burridge)

Wicket-keeping (catches and stumpings)
 14  Martin Miller (Bournemouth)
 12  Chris Gates (Bashley Rydal)
 11  Martin Kellaway (Calmore Sports)
     Keith Trodd (Old Tauntonians)
     Scott Sivier (Hambledon)
 10  Andy Holder (Portsmouth)
     Nigel Bungay (Winchester KS)

  7  Stuart Tulk (Old Tauntonians)
     Rob Wade (South Wilts)
  6  Roger Cawte (Burridge)
     Matt Cox (Havant)

Holt and Haskell Fastest 50 (balls faced)
 34  Tim Lamb (South Wilts)
 34  Julian Wood (Hungerford)
 39  Gary Brent (Burridge)
Our thanks to Richard Isaacs for supplying this information.

Date-stamped : 12 Jul1998 - 18:14