Heath Park Cup edges closer to the semi-final ties

A deluge of rain last week played havoc with the quarter-final ties of the historic Heath Park Cup.

Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 8:37 pm
Updated Wednesday, 19th June 2019, 9:37 pm
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Only two of the games were completed, because they were played the week before the rain arrived.

The other two clashes were washed out.

The T20 competition has a rich history dating back to 1960, long before the current vogue of short-innings cricket.

On the positive front, Langleybury beat Little Gaddesden/Potten End in their quarter-final in what was a close game.

Langleybury hit 117-5 and then bowled out their opponents for 109 to win by eight runs.

Abbots Langley (158-3) beat Chipperfield/Clarendon (128-10) by 30 runs in their final-eight clash.

Langleybury await the winners of Hemel Hempstead Town and 2017 champions Kings Langley in the first semi-final.

The Hemel game was rained off last Wednesday.

Abbots await the victor of Berkhamsted and 2016 winners Leverstock Green in the other semi-final.

The final of the contest, sponsored again by Adex Interiors, will take place on Friday, July 12, at Hemel’s Heath Park ground.