The U13’s played Ifield CC tonight in the ECB cup competition, after all the rain the match was moved to Ifields ground so the game could go ahead. Roffey won the toss and elected to bowl. Roffey started well with Josh Dance taking two wickets in his first over and then on his 2nd over bowled a wicket maiden. This left Ifield 15-3 off 4 overs. Callum Jeal took a hatrick on his 2nd over. Mahad Ahhed batted extremely well and scored an impressive 47 not out. With a total of 70 runs to chase down Roffey went out to bat with Jamie Atkins and Conor Griffiths. After a steady start Jamie Atkins was caught out on 18 runs, with Callum Jeal being bowled on 17. The game got very close with Roffey needing to score 10 runs in the last 4 overs, Ifield had brought back on their openers making scoring hard. Pat Gibbs and Stan Ward did great hitting singles to keep the score moving, Roffey went on to start the last over with the scores level and needing one more run to win. First ball of the over took Pat Gibbs wicket when caught by Mahad Ahhed, however Roffey went on to win when the next ball bowled was a wide.
Roffey move into the 2nd round and will play the winners of East Grinstead v West Chiltington