Last pair deny Skegness maximum points haul

South lincs and border league division two

Skegness 2nds 218 for 7

Ropsley 132 for 9

SKEGNESS seconds returned to winning ways at basement club Ropsley.

But the seasiders were denied maximum points when the last Ropsley pair hung on to the final wicket.

Andrew Sylvester was top scorer for the visitors with 75, while Richie Hewitt contributed 60 runs, and David Jacobs 35, as they posted 218 for the loss of seven wickets.

In reply, Ropsley could only manage 132, but the final pair hung around to deny Skegness the full points.

On Saturday, Skegness seconds are away to Heckington.

Skegness seconds

R Hewitt c Bownes b Youles 60

A Ainsworth c Eite b Stock 6

D Jacobs run out Myles 35

Z Saeed c Stock b Youles 0

A Sylvester st Bradley b Garner 75

A Rice c Bownes b Myles 5

S Rowson b Stock 10

J Elsom not out 12

C Pendrigh not out 1

Extras 14

Total (for seven) 218

Bowling: M Stock 12-3-57-2, T Bownes 6-1-29-0, A Youles 12-3-50-2, D Rohland 5-0-30-0, F Myles 5-0-23-1, F Sloss 3-0-16-0, K Garner 2-0-9-1.


D Eite c Rowson b Richardson 15

A Sleaford c and b Rice 0

A Nother c Saeed b Richardson 3

T Bownes b Richardson 2

M Stock st Ainsworth b Hewitt 27

R Bradley c Jacobs b Hewitt 44

A Youles st Ainsworth b Hewitt 0

D Rohland b J Elsom 1

F Sloss not out 7

F Myles c Rowson b J Elsom 1

K Garner not out 5

Extras 27

Total (for nine) 132

Bowling: A Rice 8-1-26-1, S Richardson 12-6-18-3, A Sylvester 7-1-25-0, J Elsom 10-0-33-2, R Hewitt 8-2-26-3.