East Sussex Cricket League Division 5
Nutley CC won the toss and elected to field
Nutley CC – Win batting 2nd by 3 wickets
Dicker 206 for 8 (48 overs)
Nutley 209 for 7 (44.5 overs)
Nutley’s promising start to the season continued with a solid performance at Dicker, winning a hard fought match with one ball to spare.
Dicker made a slow start on a superb track before Matthew Hitchen (67) and Matt Sharp (53) picked up the pace with an excellent 92 run partnership for the second wicket. Nick Avis (4/53) finally got the breakthrough and after several more wickets it was left to Edward Dickie (38) to take the hosts to a total 206 for 8.
Nutley’s reply started brightly with Ian Ritchie (55) and Sean Fuller (46) putting on an opening stand of 94. Avis (58) continued his good all round start to the season with a well paced innings. The reply stuttered with the loss of a few wickets but the visitors kept the momentum up to win at 209 for 7 with just one ball remaining.
Story and Images Ian Ritchie