Afternoon to forget for East Huntspill

Afternoon to forget for East Huntspill

Afternoon to forget for East Huntspill

First published in Sport Latest

Somerset Cricket League Division Five

East Huntspill 127 lost to Baltonsborough 241-4 by 114 runs

EAST Huntspill had an afternoon to forget on Saturday as they were thumped by 114 runs by Baltonsborough.

Chasing an imposing 241-4 from 37 overs in a rain-reduced contest, East slipped to 127 all out in 28.2 overs, despite the best efforts of M Crook (41).

Earlier, the East bowlers had been put to the sword by the Baltonsborough batsmen, as G Winstone (95) and J Miller (47) plundered the bowling to all parts of the ground.

T Holley (31) and P Creed (24no) also chipped in with quick-fire cameos to fire the visitors to a huge total in a reduced game.

Rob Pomeroy (2-47) was the pick of the East bowlers with an impressive opening spell, while there was also mone wicket apiece for A Penwill (1-65) and M Crook (1-26).

The hosts’ chase was never really on track as they lost Jamie Melhuish (1) and Andy Chedzey (5) for single figures.

Crook and K Butt (26) did their best to rebuild the innings, but when they were both dismissed the innings fizzled out, leaving A Barron (3-49) to claim the final wicket.

A Steele (4-20) was the pick of the Baltonsborough bowlers with four wickets.

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