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Mike (CM) Watts

Mike first played for Ponteland in 1963, with his First Team debut coming in 1964. Played in the League winning side of 1968. Became Captain of the First Eleven in 1972 and captained for 10 seasons, standing down after the 1981 season. Played final First Eleven game in 1988 and played his only recorded Second Eleven games in the same year. Played on in the Midweek side until his last game at Darsley Park against D.S.S in 1998. Captained the League Representative Side 1979-1981.
Batting RHB
Debut 1963
1XI Debut 1964
1XI No 131
 
Honours
1972 - 1981
Club Club Captain (10 Seasons)
1969 - 1971
Club Secretary (3 Seasons)
1969 - 1980
Club Treasurer (12 Seasons)
1986
League Midweek Northumberland 'C' DivisionWinner (6 matches)
1983
League Midweek Northumberland 'C' Division Winner (8 matches)
1975
League 1XI Northumberland 'B2' Winner
1973
League Midweek Northumberland 'C' Division Winner (4 matches)
1968
Club Jameson Cup: Services to the Club
1968
League 1XI Northumberland 'B2' Division Winner
 
Club Records
1XI 400 Run Season
6
1XI 100 Partnerships
8
 
1XI League Top 10 Batsman
6th - 1978
 
Midweek Most Runs
3523
Midweek Century Partnerships
1
 
Club: Most Games Captained
318
 
Centuries
Opposition
Venue
Team
Date
 
7 Wicket Matches
Opposition
Venue
Team
Date
13-6-29-7
Victorians
Away
Friendly
15/05/1977
9.3-2-34-7
Newbrough
Away
Midweek
30/07/1973
 
Best Seasons
 
Runs
Wkts
Ctch
1XI League
462 - 1972
23 - 1972
9 - 1972
2XI League
189 - 1988
Never Bowled
3 - 1988
Midweek
435 - 1975
25 - 1976
4 - 1974
Friendly
274 - 1979
17 - 1974
6 - 1976
 
Opposition
Venue
Date
1XI League Batting
1XI League Bowling
5-41
Ashington
Home
09/09/1972
2XI League Batting
64
Whitley Bay
Home
17/09/1988
Midweek Batting
71
Belsay
Away
06/07/1983
Midweek Bowling
7-34
Newbrough
Away
30/07/1973
Friendly Batting
Friendly Bowling
 
Ponteland Career (1963 - 1998)
Team Mtch Cap Inn NO Runs HS 50 100 Avge Overs Mdns Runs Wkts Avge Best 5w Ctch
1XI League
328
325
13
5840
108
14
1
18.71
488.4
67
1682
85
19.79
5-41
1
86
2XI League
6
6
189
64
1
-
31.50
-
-
-
-
---
-
-
3
Midweek
226
67
214
21
3555
71
8
-
18.42
534.3
38
2248
161
13.96
7-34
1
32
Sunday Team
100
99
8
2076
116*
4
2
22.81
399.5
55
1296
81
16.00
7-20
3
31
Other Friendlies
20
12
20
0
382
84
1
-
19.10
37.5
3
173
8
21.62
2-12
-
6
1XI Cup
67
65
5
1041
71
2
-
17.35
175
0
220
11
20.00
4-22
-
13