Tyler smashes maiden century in 250 run-chase

Tyler Wellman acknowledges the applause after hitting his maiden century at Uplyme on Sunday

ALL-round sportsman Tyler Wellman smashed his maiden century for Uplyme and Lyme Regis Cricket Club in a friendly against touring side Four Counties (Leicester) at the King George V playing field yesterday (Sunday).

Tyler finished one 128 not out in just 85 balls,  an innings which included included 16 fours and three sixes.

Uplyme had to chase down 250 in the 35-over game to win in the last over, the winning run. being hit by young Jason Maltby

Charlie Moss (61) and Mark Batey (31) also did well with the bat.

Tyler, nephew of club stalwart Derek Wellman and a member of one of Lyme’s most respected sporting families, spent the winter months in Australia playing cricket for Uplyme’s twin cub, Deepened Bears.



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