Lympsham lose last match of the season

Lympsham’s last game of the season endedin a 64-run defeat at Wincanton.

LYMPSHAM’S last game of the season ended in defeat away to Wincanton.

It looked a good toss to win when Lympsham won and invited the hosts to bat, with Jack Luff quickly picking up a couple of wickets to reduce the home side to 25-2.

At the other end, Adam Micklewright probed good areas for no luck as Lympsham begun to cut into Wincanton. Liam Morris (1-23) was introduced to halt what looked to be a destructive innings, aided by a towering catch by Micklewright.

Tom Ferns had two close lbw shouts turned down and a strong fifth wicket partnership followed. The pair moved the score to 160-4 until Lympsham Concrete man of the match Dave Luff took the ball and got to work.

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Putting the ball in good areas and waiting for mistakes, his figures of 5-26 were impressive. This restricted the home side to 194 all out.

The reply was slow-going for the visitors as they found themselves 19-1 from 10 overs. Rich Ford dug in well for his 28, but momentum was slowed again when Jack Luff was stumped.

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Resistance was shown by Sophie Luff (32 not out) to get to 60-3 at the halfway stage. Brief cameos from Ben Evans and Felix Granfield were ended to dampen Lympsham spirits on 130 all out.

Although the season was ended with a loss, Lympsham managed to finish second on a notable 491 points.

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