Bashley 4’s v Brockenhurst – match report

Bashley visited Brockenhurst looking to make it 4 wins from 4 and having won the toss put Brockenhurst into Bat.

Bashley bowled tightly but couldn’t find there usual tempo and energy in the field. it took until the 12th over for Bashley to get the break through and took 2 more wickets in the next 4 overs. Bashley were taking wickets however Brockenhurst were scoring runs that Bashley knew would be difficult to chase. S Presland (2-24) RWE Paul (2-33) & J Edmunds (2-23) bowled well following on from openers D Morris (1-28) & T Harris (1-26) however they couldn’t keep Brockenhurst under 150 and their innings came to a close on 158-9

Bashley’s reply started well openers P Kemp (22) and M Wedge (36) taking the score onto 53 for the first wicket. however a flurry of wickets left Bashley 70-3. It was Bashleys youngsters who really came into there own. J Edmunds with an excellent and patient 30, supported T Hayward Cox (20) Bashley closed in on victory. However the game wasn’t over. Needing 5 to win Bashley slipped to 8 wickets down & with the scores finally level Bashley lost another wicket. Needing 1 to win with just 1 wicket in hand D Morris stayed calm and dispatched the ball to the boundary, leaving Bashley 1 wicket winners.