Thursday, 8 August 2019

Josh and Kyle star as Horspath sign off with a win

Horspath completed their T20 Group with a convincing win over Oxford Bletchington Nondescripts on Tuesday evening.Electing to bat first Tom Coleman and Steve Green saw Horspath off to a steady start taking the score to 49 by the ninth over before Tom was brilliantly caught by Bethall for 24. The innings was given real impetus with the arrival of Kyle Hopper to the crease who proceeded to a sparkling 54, which included 8 fours and 2 sixes before he was stumped off Khan with the score on 125. Steve Green and Cameron Dockerill took the score along to 143 before the former was stumped off Raza for 44, with Cameron falling one run later to the same bowler.The innings closed on 153 for 4 with Shahbaz and Will the not out bats The O&BN innings got off the the worst possible start as Tyron Eyles struck twice in his first over. Bethal and Khan then forged a good partnership, taking the score to 43, before a good piece of bowling by Alfie Turner saw Bethal well caught on the boundary by Kyle for an aggressive 28. Josh Richardson then took over, with his accurate leg spin taking a succession of O&BN wickets, as he captured 5 wickets in his 4 over spell to finish with the impressive figures of 5 for 16. In between Alfie captured the wicket of Day who smashed three successive sixes in his 5 ball innings before being caught by Kyle. To make it a good evening for leg spinners the final wicket fell to Tom Coleman as the O&BN innings closed on 97 in the 15th over

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