Uplyme fall short by 51 runs

AFTER losing the toss away to Countess Wear in the Devon Cricket League on Saturday, Uplyme & Lyme Regis did well to restrict home side to 204 for the loss of nine wickets.

Star bowler for Uplyme was Sam Wooster who took four wickets for 28 runs off his nine overs with Charlie Moss weighing in with three victims at a cost of 40 runs.

In reply, Uplyme fell short by 52 runs, being bowled out for 152.

Uplyme’s first three batsmen went cheaply but the innings was steadied by Bruce Maltby (22) and top scorer Steve Batey (33). Laurie Thomas, batting at number six, contributed a useful 26 runs.

After nine games, Uplyme are firmly entrenched at theft of the table with 65 points, 24 points behind their nearest rivals, Sandford.


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