Jack smashes 154 not out for Lympsham

PUBLISHED: 09:37 29 August 2014 | UPDATED: 09:37 29 August 2014

Jack and Sophie Luff.

Jack and Sophie Luff.

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Brother and sister Jack and Sophie Luff, shared an unbroken partnership of 189 to see their side to victory over Fitzhead.

THE Luffs of Lympsham, Jack and Sophie, were in the runs again when they shared an unbroken partnership of 189 to see their side to victory over Fitzhead.

Lympsham, who joined the Somerset League before the start of this season, were placed in Division 4 and after their victory at the weekend they remain at the top and well on track for promotion.

Chasing a respectable 239 for victory, Lympsham had slipped to 50-3 when 18-year-Jack, who skippers the side, was joined by his 20-year-old sister Sophie, who also plays for Somerset women and has represented England at Under-19 level.

The Luffs started rebuilding the innings before upping the scoring rate and reached their target off the penultimate ball of the 41st over.

Jack Luff ended unbeaten on 154, his season’s best, which came off 122 balls with 18 fours and eight sixes, while his sister Sophie played the anchor role and ended not out 42.

The Lympsham captain is enjoying a hugely successful season and so far in all formats for club has accumulated 1,251 runs at an average of 54.39, including eight scores over 50 and one century, in addition to which he has taken 62 wickets at an average of 9.52, with a best of six wickets for one run.

Sophie, who also plays for Somerset and has represented England at Under-19 level, currently averages 81 from her three games so far.

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