Norfolk League Division One - Away to Aldborough
Hethersett and Tas
Valley had a nail-biting last over victory for the second consecutive week
as they kept their 100% record at the top of the Norfolk League Division
And for the second
successive week they wrecked an opponent’s unbeaten record.
Bungay by one wicket in the last over, they faced a difficult trip to
Aldborough and were put into bat by the home side.
Hethersett’s strengths in the opening matches of the new season has been
the form of openers Richard Ellis and Carl Puttock. On Saturday it was
Puttock’s turn to star with an innings of 71 that included 10 fours and
Skipper Matt Ellis
continued his sensational form that has seen him hammer three consecutive
half centuries. He followed scores of 76 against Beccles and 66 against
Bungay with 56 against Aldborough. Tim Shelley weighed in with 27 as
Hethersett reached 212-6 from their 45 overs.
opener Ben Flannaghan early on before Paul Reeve (78) and Tom Farrow (19)
began to get to grips with the Hethersett attack. Once again it was
spinner Asad Abbas who caused most problems with 3-47 from 10 overs. He
was well backed up by Carl Edwards who took 2-41, conceding an economical
just over three runs.
A total of 32
wides but pressure on Hethersett, however, as they desperately tried to
cling on to their late advantage.
scheduled home game against Horsford Thirds was abandoned due to bad
weather. Hethersett III went down by seven wickets to Shipdham Seconds in
Division 10. Hethersett batted first and were all out for 86 in 29 overs
with only Chris Bolderstone (23) reaching double figures.
their target for the loss of three wickets in 23.3 overs. There was
a wicket each for Bolderstone, Dale Clarke and Alex Reeder.
Hethersett and Tas Valley beat Aldborough by four runs in the Norfolk League Division One:
Hethersett and Tas Valley -
Bowling – P. Reeve 12-3-35-1, J. Perry-Warnes 11-3-40-1, T. Allan 5-1-33-0, K. Bacon 11-1-52-3, B. Flannigan 2-0-15-0, N. Dingle 4-0-24-1
Bowling – D. Cosford 8-0-47-1, C. Edwards 12-3-41-2, M. Ellis 7-0-27-0, T. Shelley 8-0-41-1, A. Abbas 10-1-47-3