Saturday 2nd XI v Ansley Sports – 07/07/2012

Winning Draw

The Town 2’s couldn’t claim victory as Ansley Sports’ last wicket pairing desperately clung on and held out for a draw. The Town posted a stiff 201-6 off their 50 overs with James Nason leading the way with a sold 63 in which he hit 4 boundaries, whilst Simon Lee chipped in with an unbeaten 29, Chris Prophett 26 and Rupesh Sarvankar 20. For Ansley. Brainbridge took 3-36, Fleming 2-57 and Emery 1-33. Ansley quickly slumped to 4-2 and then 26-4 as Tom Pope caused havoc taking 3-19 off 12 overs. Wickets continued to fall as Jack Howard, Charlie Stranks and Ali Peebles 1-12 off 9 overs all took a wicket. Nason then took 3-11 off 4 overs but Ansley closed the day on 108-9 after Aldington had made 40 to deny the Town victory.