Group B3 Newick CC v Crawley Down CC.
Newick won by 45 runs….Newick C C 166 all out Crawley Down CC 121 all out
Crawley Down won the toss and put Newick into bat. After a slow start and the loss of 3 wickets, Matt Sawyer came to the crease. He scored a total of 45 which included 8 x 4s. Newick reached a total of 166, losing their 10th wicket on the last ball of their innings. It should be noted that Liam Russ (number 9 batsman) propped up the tail order with 19 runs. Liam Lindsay took 2 Newick wickets for 17 runs from his 7 over spell.
In reply Newick soon weaved their magic (!) Scott Warren took 3 wickets for 25 runs from his 6 overs including 2 wickets in 2 balls from his 3rd over and Dan Hurkett was outstanding, taking 3 wickets for 14 runs from 4 overs; he also took 2 catches, Brodie Chalcraft top scored for Crawley Down with 26 runs; they reached a total of 121 all out in their 26th over. A very good win for Newick.
Report by Marion Cottingham
ALL IMAGES by Ron Hill (HillPhotographic)