Windsor Castle and Swingers reach the cup final

The Windsor Castle and Swinger both reach the final of the Proper Job Midweek Cricket League Stevenson Cup.

MATT Kearsey produced an all-round match-winning performance to book Windsor Castle’s spot in the final of the Proper Job Midweek Cricket League Stevenson Cup.

After taking 5-12 to help dismiss Lympsham Airways for just 67, he then scored 45 not out to steer his side to an eight wicket win.

In the other semi-final, NK Sports were bowled out for 91 with Joe Gadd taking a hat-trick in his spell of 3-21. The Swingers cruised home by nine wickets to book their place in the final.

In Division 1, East Huntspill enjoyed the better of a tight game with a narrow win over NK Sports.

Batting first, they scored 144-8 with Edmonds top scoring with 32. Andy Brooks led the reply with 41, but his side finished nine runs short with Spencer taking 3-26.

In Division 1, Jamie Howson scored 125 for Lympsham Airways as they totalled an impressive 210-3 in a match reduced to 16 overs per side.

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Tom Gooding aided the cause with 43. Jack Luff then took 2-10 as East Huntspill struggled to 121-6 in reply, with both Brad House and Rob Pomeroy both making 31.

In Division 2, Parpagon Carriers were another team in the runs. Stewart Williams top scored with 66, with Ashleigh Joyner (58) and Gerraint Reynolds (29), the other main contributors in a total of 216-4.

Belvedere had several batsmen - John Lodge (32), Sam McCrae (25) and Nev Chatterjee (25), who made a game of it, but with nobody able to post a big score as they finished short by 71 runs.

The Windsor Castle defeated Mark by 49 runs after scoring 182-4. Rich Carter scored 59 not out and Bernie Loch 47. Ash Allen then claimed 5-32, aided by three stumpings from Adam Brueford, as Mark were all out for 133.

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