Comprehensive defeat for Lympsham & Belvedere

PUBLISHED: 09:35 29 June 2018

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Picture: Thinkstock

DAVID MARIUZ

Lympsham & Belvedere fell short by 80 runs in their match against Huish & Langport.

Lympsham & Belvedere were comprehensively beaten at Huish & Langport, falling short by 80 runs.

The home side were asked to bat and Sam Mccrea and Tom Gooding made steady starts and Gooding accounted for Turnbull-Kirk with the score on 28. On an excellent wicket and fast outfield, home batsmen Crocker and Powell scored steadily regularly finding the boundaries.

They added 208 for the second wicket before Andy Taylor bowled Powell for 73. Crocker let loose finishing unbeaten on 154 as late wickets fell to Sam Jennings (3-67) as the home side finished on a daunting 279-5. Pick of the bowlers was Gooding with figures of 9-2-28-1.

L&B lost the early wicket of Kevin Crockett (8) trapped in front, however Mccrea and Neil Chadwick eased their team to 91-1 before Mccrea was out for 35.

Chadwick (50) and Lympsham Concrete man of the match Gooding (45) looked to reduce the deficit, but the innings fizzled out at 199-7 with Jack Neville striking a late unbeaten 20 off just six balls.

On Saturday, L&B entertain the leaders and old friends Trull.

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