OPENER Ryan Tongue produced a stunning display of cricket on Saturday as his 123 not-out saw Barnards Green record their second win of the season in the Birmingham & District League Division Two.

Visitors to North End Lane, Wem, have also struggled at the bottom of the table so far but posted a decent score of 210 all out, with George Rhodes and Phil Harris taking four wickets each.

But Tongue was clinical in his performance and with fellow opener Rehaan Edavalath (37) and Ollie Rogoff (45*), Green were able to chase down the total with ease.

The victory saw them take the maximum 20 points and move up into 8th in the table.

The visitors won the toss and batted first but lost opener Harry Chandler with the first ball of the day to Harris, Oliver Halion taking the catch.

Harris had a second soon after when Sam Peate (4) was caught by Rogoff as Wem slumped to 7-2.

Rhodes got in on the act with his first when trapping Oliver Cooper (14) LBW before Graham Wagg came in and offered some resistance.

But the visitors lost three wickets for 12 runs as Wagg (35), Matthew Cohen (5) and Josh Gaugh (14) were all out to Rhodes with Wem now at 85/6.

Despite a poor start, they did stabilise with Tom Astley (23), Andrew Harrison (52) and Alex Ollerenshaw (39) seeing them post a reasonable total.

But no sooner had Green's innings began did hopes begin to fade for Wem.

Tongue got into full swing from the off and he started playing shots left right and centre to frustrate the bowling attack.

Edavalath was playing sensibly at the other end, allowing Tongue the chance to play his shots and keep the runs ticking over.

They reached half of Wem's total within 20 overs without losing a wicket and victory became inevitable.

Green had reached 141 for nothing when Wem's Graham Wagg finally removed Edavalath but that was as good as it got for the away side as Tongue reached his century and Ollie Rogoff came in and raced to a quickfire 45 off 47 balls to see Green over the line.