Fifth consecutive defeat for Winscombe

WINSCOMBE, batting first, got off to poor start and were reduced to 2-2.

WINSCOMBE, batting first, got off to poor start and were reduced to 2-2.

The father and son partnership of Iain and Jack Fraser got Winscombe back on track with a steady stand of 35 for the third wicket before both went quickly, Iain for 23 and Jack for 12.

With further wickets falling, Winscombe were reduced to 82-6. A useful stand of 43 for the seventh wicket between Andrew Lund and Liam Cureton saw Winscombe to 125 before Lund was out for 36.

Jory Cureton then joined brother Liam and they added 40 for the eighth wicket before Liam was out for 40. Jory (21not out) added some late runs to take Winscombe up to a competitive 175-8.

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However, Winscombe's bowling performance could not have been so much different than to that of their batting as some poor bowling gifted Wembdon plenty of runs.

Winscombe started well with Liam Cureton (1-23) claiming a wicket in the second over, but with Gower chancing his arm to hit 79 until he was stumped by Lund off Alan Hunt, it was left to Bailey (51 not out) and Palmer (34 not out) as Wembdon knocked the runs off in only 20 overs to condemn Winscombe to their fifth consecutive defeat.

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