Catches won this match!

CRICKET: Beetley cruised to a resounding 10-wicket win over Gayton as their fielders took eight catches, backing up their bowlers superbly.

David Hoare (4-7) was helped by wicket-keeper Mark Mitchell, a steepler for Simon Densham, Keith Daykin in the deep and Michael Calvert.

Simon Densham took his second catch for Michael Calvert's (1-8) only wicket whilst Chris Densham took a well-judged diving catch at mid-on for Gary Hinchliffe (2-15). Duncan Barrow took his catch, warning off Simon Densham who was trying to claim his third.

The best of the day came from David Hoare, a superb sprawling, one-handed slip catch for James Perkins (3-7), who then bowled the last man as Gayton were dismissed for 43.

Openers Keith Daykin (19no) and Simon Densham (19no) enjoyed a 44-run partnership as Beetley won.


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Gayton (1pt): J Reed c M Mitchell b DHoare 0, M Tilbrook c S Densham b M Calvert 0, T Tilbrook c S Densham b D Hoare 0, M Coker c K Daykin b D Hoare 7, S Howard c M Calvert b D Hoare 2, P Kennedy Snr c D Hoare b J Perkins 7, H Pettitt c D Barrow b J Perkins 4, M Haylock c C Densham b G Hinchliffe 1, J Connell b G Hinchliffe 7, M Neil b J Perkins 2, P Kennedy Jnr not out 1. Extras 12. Total 43.

Bowling: D Hoare 6-3-7-4, M Calvert 7-3-8-1, J Perkins 9.4-7-7-3, G Hinchliffe 8-3-15-2.

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Beetley (20pts): Keith Daykin not out 19, Simon Densham not out 19. Extras 6. Total (o wkts) 44.

Bowling: M Tilbrook 4-1-14-0, S Howard 6-2-8-0, P Kennedy jnr 3.3-1-16-0, M Haylock 1-0-3-0.

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