Group B3 Newick CC.1st v Barcombe CC 1st
Newick CC.1st 231 for 7wkts v Barcombe CC 1st 228 all out
Newick CC 1st won by 3 runs
Newick won the toss and elected to bat. On fast scoring ground, after losing an early wicket, Newick went on to amass 231 for the loss of 7 wickets from 40 overs. Lloyd Jones scored 47 and Scott Warren – 48. In reply Barcombe were all out in the 38th over, reaching a score of 228. Joshua Wheatley top scored with 55 for Barcombe before being run out. It was an incredibly close finish with Barcombe requiring 4 from the last 3 overs but with a last wicket stand. Fortunately for Newick Chetal Patel caught Tom Evans to close the innings. Once again Dan Hurkett (3 for 35) and Lloyd Jones (3 for 41) came up trumps for Newick.
Report by Marion Cottingham
ALL IMAGES by Ron Hill (HillPhotographic)