Lydney 2nd XI v Dymock 1st XI

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By Ed Buchan

Team performance sees Dymock home

Lydney vs. Dymock – Saturday 2nd June 2018

Having lost the toss and being put in to bat on a slow pitch the Dymock openers Rich Williams (73) and York Senior (11) battling through till drinks setting an excellent platform to kick on. York was out shortly after drinks caught in at slip off the bowling of Clive Stewart (1/42). This fall of wicket brought captain Andy Bevan (77) to the crease. Bevan’s arrival saw an acceleration with both Williams and Bevan hitting the boundary regularly. Williams was eventually bowled by opening bowler Corey Notley-Barnard (1/67). Ed Buchan came to the crease attempting to add a final impetuous to finish the innings strong with an attempt at running hard and punishing anything off line. Bevan was eventually out bowled by William Jones (1/51). Harry Wise batted aggressively for his 21 before being caught by Notley-Barnard off the bowling of Ed Jones (1//40). Buchan (32*) and James Field (22*) finished the innings. An excellent team batting performance after a couple of lean weeks as Dymock finished on 290/4 with fantastic contributions from Rich Williams and Andy Bevan.

Lydney’s response started poorly with opener David Kear (2) removed by Matt Barratt (1/30). Barratt bowling an excellent opening spell. Lance Evans (9) and William Jones (12) were both bowled by Dave Williams in his 9 over spell of 2/33. It was then the turn of Andy Bevan (3/44) who removed the danger man Connor Mullan (54) when a leading edge over the keepers head was caught by Harry Wise. Soon after Ed Jones (2) was caught by Jake Wise also off the bowling of Bevan. James Bishop (35), Tony Wicks (4) and Ben Nelmes (6) were caught by David Williams, York Senior and Rich Williams respectedly all off the bowling of Dan Risbey (3/52). Corey Notley-Barnard (8) was caught by Ed Buchan at slip off the bowling of James Field (1/37). A last wicket flourishing before captain Bevan bowled Clive Stewart for 26. Jack Batcock was the not out batsman finishing on 28. Lydney finished on 201.

Dymock win by 89 runs

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