Ducks second best in all-Cleeve derby

Cleeve ran out easy winners against the Cleeve Ducks in the Weston Midweek League.

In Division 2 of the Weston Midweek League, Cleeve took on the Cleeve Ducks.

Batting first, Cleeve made 174-4 with Dan Jones graciously retiring on 50. The Ducks reply was based around 36 from Harry Wiseman, but the strategy of keeping wickets in hand before a final flourish backfired when they finished 64 runs short with five wickets in hand. Mike Lukes took 2-10 off three overs.

Wedmore marked their return to the league with a narrow win over the Parpagon Carriers. Batting first, the Carriers posted 113-8, Bilal Ras top scoring with 43 and Toby Fear taking 2-8.

Ras followed his top score by taking 3-17, but Sid Morris made an invaluable 53 as Wedmore reached their target with three wickets in hand,

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In Division 1, Lympsham Allsorts beat Lympsham Airways by just four runs with Jamie Howson making 86 not out as the Allsorts made 141-2, before the Airways finished just short on 137-6.

Unfortunately a shortage of players has caused the Bar Stewards to resign from the league.

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