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Winscombe defeated Watchet by 82 runs in their latest Somerset League match.

Winscombe defeated Watchet by 82 runs in their latest Somerset League match.

by October 4, 2016 News

WINSCOMBE recorded a fine 82-run win at home to Watchet.

Electing to bat, Winscombe were given a brisk start from openers Ben Goodrum (20) and Andrew Lund (36), who took Winscombe to 76-2 after 12 overs.

Johnny Milnes-Win and Rob Bradley continued the innings at a pace adding 76 in 13 overs before Bradley was dismissed for 35. Jory Cureton (14) added 40 with Milnes-Win before both were dismissed in the same over, Milnes-Win for an excellent 67.

A partnership of 85 in the last 10 overs between veterans Dave Bailey (55 not out) and Mike Coe (29 not out) took Winscombe to 275-5.

In reply, Watchet’s openers steadily put on 38 for the first wicket before the persistence of Chris Clough (1-28) and the impressive Cureton (3-23) saw Watchet slump to 52-4.

Strong and Walsh frustrated Winscombe’s bowlers, putting on 52 for the fifth wicket, before Rob Bradley (1-24) bowled Strong.

With the rain looming, Winscombe rushed their overs through, taking four more wickets shared between Coe (2-25) and Matt Lunn (2-33) as Watchet finished on 193-9.

AN impressive all-round performance by Jon Reeves saw Winscombe through to a dramatic win at Taunton.

Winscombe bowled Taunton A out for 106 with Jon Reeves leading the way with 5-19, well supported by Simeon Lyons (3-21), Roger Wilmott (1-14) and Andy Mayne (1-26).

In reply, Winscombe started well with Steve Bawden (19) and Jamie Hutchinson (13) putting on 32 for the first wicket. However, Winscombe slumped to 68-8, but an unbroken partnership for the ninth wicket between Reeves (38 not out) and Mayne (8 not out), saw Winscombe home by two wickets.


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  1. Because of their teamwork and how good players they are, they won. Congratulations!!!

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