Belvedere back on track

BELVEDERE bounced back to winning ways with a fine fielding performance and excellent batting from Gary Gullick and Anup Kolambkar.

BELVEDERE bounced back to winning ways with a fine fielding performance and excellent batting from Gary Gullick and Anup Kolambkar.

After winning the toss and choosing to bat, Belvedere got off to an encouraging start. Kolambkar and Neil Chadwick looked comfortable until Chadwick was unlucky to be bowled by a ball which deflected from his heel.

Ian Tasker was dismissed next ball, but Gullick and Kolambkar soon got the innings back on track.

Kolambkar deserved a 50 from some excellent stroke play, but was dismissed for 49 with the score on 92. Gullick notched his second 50 of the season before falling for 55.


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Lusty late hitting from Ray Dibben and Kev Crockett saw Belvedere to a respectable total of 182, Dibben smashing three sixes in an entertaining knock of 24.

North Petherton's batting was destroyed by an impressive bowling and fielding display. Kev Burgess and Brian Hosey rolled back the decades with a vintage bowling display destroying the North Petherton top order.

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Hosey and Burgess were well supported by a fine fielding display. Dibben, Kolambkar, Tasker and Joe Gadd all held fine catches.

Gadd and Kolambkar then finished off the innings, Kev Crockett holding another catch and Dibben completing a fine run-out.

The North Petherton reply eventually came to an end with the score on 71, giving Belvedere a 111-run victory and 34 valuable points.

Tasker Printers man of the match was Gary Gullick.

n The A XI travelled to Wedmore, lost the toss and were put in to bat.

Good bowling and fielding from Wedmore meant Belvedere lost

wickets quickly, and after 15 overs the score was 73-5. Hind and Parks put on runs quickly until Parks' wicket fell. Sam Neate batted well for 29 runs until he was run out. Belvedere finished on 136 runs all out.

Belvedere took the field after tea and bowled and fielded well, Woodall, Neil Parkes and Jon Lodge all deserving special mentions.

Wedmore chased the target down in 31 overs for the loss of four wickets. Tasker Printers man of the match went to Sam Neate.

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