Winscombe fall well short at home

Winscombe(fielding) V Puriton.

Winscombe(fielding) V Puriton. - Credit: Archant

Winscombe were well beaten by Purnells at The Rec.

WINSCOMBE welcomed Purnells to the Rec where the opposition won a useful toss and decided to bat first.

Winscombe bowled well without much luck, especially for Cureton. After an early wicket for Clough (1-29), Purnells built steadily and increased the rate once Gregory came to the crease.

The hosts stuck to their task well with wickets also for Milnes-Win (2-46), Peters (1-38) and Mike Coe (1-45). Despite this, Purnells posted an imposing 256-6.

In reply, Winscombe lost wickets regularly, with only Bailey (25) and Clough (29), passing 20. In the end, Winscombe were bowled out for 138.

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They will hope their batting form returns for the trip to Middlezoy on Saturday.

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