Community League XI triumph against the Misfits

PUBLISHED: 11:47 26 July 2017

Misfits team at 20:20.

Misfits team at 20:20.

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A team comprising of Clevedon 20:20 Community League players were successful in a match played against the Misfits.

A team comprising of Clevedon 20:20 Community League players took on the Misfits Cricket Club at Dial Hill and, having won the toss put them into bat.

Their openers reached 60 after six over, but with a rotation of the bowling and Sam Blackall’s sheer brilliance behind the stumps, wickets began to fall and at the conclusion they achieved 158.

In response, Jonathan Shepherd and Ben Hazeldene set about chasing the target and put 45 on the board before a wicket fell at which point Nick Carpenter came to the crease.

Nick, supported by Mike Purnell, Mike Handley and Pete Hancock, held his guard for the remainder of the match and not only scored a stunning 75 not out, also struck the winning runs with two overs to spare.

After the match all the players were congratulated for such a high standard of cricket and Nick was presented with the bubbly for an innings that steered the Community League to victory.


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