Visitors prove too strong for Belvedere

PUBLISHED: 09:34 01 August 2014 | UPDATED: 09:34 01 August 2014

Cricket Belvederev Kilve Belvedere batsman  Neil Chadwick.

Cricket Belvederev Kilve Belvedere batsman Neil Chadwick.


Belvedere were beaten at home by five wickets against visitors Kilve.

BELVEDERE hosted Kilve on a hot afternoon on a dry wicket at Priory School.

Belvedere were asked to bat first and were given a sound start by the upper order with Kev Crockett (41), Sam Neate (29), CJ Neate (22), Mike Hosey (15) and Brad Ashfield (13) all looking in form.

Late order defiance from Jack Neville (15) and Nil Chatterjee (18) helped Belvedere to 199 all out.

On a wicket giving help to the bowlers, Belvedere opened up with the pace of Ashfield and the spin of Chatterjee, who both bowled well as Kilve struggled to gain any momentum.

They did however, play patiently throughout their innings, always keeping wickets in hand and were able to reach their target in the 44th over with five wickets down.

Pick of the bowlers were Ashfield (12-3-37-1), Eurocams man of the match Chatterjee (12-1-35-1) and Davis (7.3-0-31-2).

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