Winscombe bowlers put to the sword

PUBLISHED: 14:26 27 August 2006 | UPDATED: 09:46 24 May 2010

WINSCOMBE visited Winterbourne knowing they had already been relegated and this showed in a somewhat dispirited display. Winterbourne, batting first, were in trouble early on as Winscombe reduced them to 36-3 with Brad Loveluck claiming two early wickets

WINSCOMBE visited Winterbourne knowing they had already been relegated and this showed in a somewhat dispirited display.Winterbourne, batting first, were in trouble early on as Winscombe reduced them to 36-3 with Brad Loveluck claiming two early wickets and Iain Fraser, who bowled an accurate early spell, picked up the other early wicket to fall.However, once Oakes joined the South African Kylander, Winscombe's bowlers were put to the sword as both batsmen scored heavily in boundaries as they put on over 200 for the fourth wicket before Oakes was out for 112 off the bowling of Loveluck.Kylander then took over finishing with 158 not out which included 18 fours and 10 sixes as Winterbourne finished on 332-4.In reply, Winscombe lost two early wickets before Alan Hunt and Iain Fraser settled things down with a useful partnership until Hunt was bowled for 43. Dave Bailey, on his 250th 1st XI appearance, hit his first ball for six on his way to a brisk 23.Fraser was next to go for a dogged 43 and Brad Loveluck quickly added 23. Just as Winscombe's innings seemed to falling away an entertaining stand between Steve Bawden, who hit 44, and Neil Pollard (23 not out) saw them take the score up to 258 before they were bowled out in the last over losing by 72 runs. Ringway man of the match was Steve Bawden.

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