Smart moves aid Saham win

Saham Toney entertained Swardeston B and won by five wickets in their Alliance Division Two clash.This weekend Saham travel to Saxlingham.Winning the toss Saham elected to bowl first and B Smart produced two brutal deliveries to leave the visitors 2-2 with keeper D Sims taking two excellent catches.

Saham Toney entertained Swardeston B and won by five wickets in their Alliance Division Two clash.

This weekend Saham travel to Saxlingham.

Winning the toss Saham elected to bowl first and B Smart produced two brutal deliveries to leave the visitors 2-2 with keeper D Sims taking two excellent catches.

Saham continued to take wickets at regular intervals but the thorn in their side was opener J Olpin who scored 98 out of his side's 184-9.


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Unfortunatley J Olpin was run out two short of a ton. B Smart was the pick of the Saham bowlers with an excellent spell of 10-2-21-4.

He received good support from W Dyer (7-1-18-0), S Pikethley (6-0-28-0) and D Ellis (11-0-47-0) who can all consider themselves unlucky not to have taken a wicket. I Lovick (1-36) and P Sims (2-32) were the other wicket takers.

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In response, Saham got off to a solid start with openers B Smart (36) and D Sims (19). Further batsmen S Pikethley (42), A McGeorge (32) and P Norman with a quick-fire 25 ensured Saham reached their target with 10 overs and five wickets to spare.

Swardeston B: J Martin c D Sims b B Smart 0, J Olpin run out 98, B Hogg c D Sims b B Smart 0, A Bircham c D Ellis b B Smart 9, M Hogg run out 2, K Cooper c D Sims b I Lovick 20, J Reynolds b P Sims 25, J Nicholls b P Sims 12, A Linsdeel b B Smart 0, D Drepaulsing not out 4, D Horrex not out 4; extras 10. Total 184-9. Bowling: B Smart 10-2-21-4, W Dyer 7-1-18-0, S Pikrthley 6-0-28-0, D Ellis 11-0-47-0, I Lovick 8-2-36-1, P Sims 4-0-32-2.

Saham Toney: B Smart c-b M Hogg 36, D Sims lbw J Nicholls 19, S Pikethley b A Linsdell 42, A McGeorge c-b A Linsdell 32, J Marshall lbw A Linsdell 1, P Norman not out 25, M Thomas not out 0. Bowling: A Linsdell 8-0-43-3, J Nicholls 9-1-41-1, D Drepaulsing 7-0-23-0, M Hogg 4-0-17-1, D Horrex 7-1-30-0, K Cooper 2-0-19-0.

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