Bosbury maintain lead at top of table

Bosbury maintain lead at top of table

Bosbury maintain lead at top of table

First published in Sport

BOSBURY cemented their position at the top of Marches Cricket League Division Four with an 18-point winning draw at Wormelow thirds.

The visitors won the toss and elected to bat first on what looked a good track but two quick wickets left them on 11-2.

However, Simon Davies and opener Roy Bettington stabilised the innings with a partnership of 80 for the second wicket.

Bettington (44) fell to a sharp catch but George Abbey and Davies then punished any short bowling from the tiring bowlers.

Davies brought up his maiden ton for Bosbury with a four and Abbey completed his half-century before being bowled for 53 after a 135-run third-wicket partnership.

Davies finished unbeaten on 109 with Bosbury scoring 232-4 off their 40 overs.

In reply, opening bowlers Ben Febery (0-31) and Harry Evans (1-35) stifled the batsmen.

The change of pace of Alan Lancett (1-30) and Chris Stokes (2-16) helped wickets fall as Wormelow could only survive on 176-6.

Bosbury host Woolhope seconds on Saturday.

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