Dereham B so near
UNBEATEN Swanton Morley A were given a fright by Dereham B in an entertaining match at Elsing on Saturday.Swanton batted first and 16-year-old Ryan Widdows was the pick of the bowlers for Dereham, picking up 5-46 from 12 overs with his spin.
UNBEATEN Swanton Morley A were given a fright by Dereham B in an entertaining match at Elsing on Saturday.
Swanton batted first and 16-year-old Ryan Widdows was the pick of the bowlers for Dereham, picking up 5-46 from 12 overs with his spin.
Ian Clarke got 2-18 and Tom Simpson returned figures of 2-30 as they limited Swanton.
Dereham fielded very well and James Harbour and wicketkeeper Liam Cameron both got two catches - Harbour took the pick of them as he held a stinging cover drive from Barry Green.
You may also want to watch:
The one downside for Dereham was the total of 54 wides and they later paid the price for that.
Peter Ellis top scored for Swanton with 24 and Arthur Lake got 22.
- 1 Early hours blaze tears through flat and gardens
- 2 Man charged with arson after blaze ripped through flat and gardens
- 3 Rescue centre saw demand for dogs jump 400pc during lockdown
- 4 Fears raised over Western Link surveying work
- 5 Farm enjoying another bumper year for pumpkin picking
- 6 Man in 80s from Norfolk found not guilty of historic sexual offences
- 7 Norfolk hit by flooding as storms reach the county
- 8 Thousands of pounds given to surgery in Lorraine's memory
- 9 Met Office issues warning for thunderstorms in Norfolk
- 10 Two fires in two hours on mid-Norfolk road
In reply, Dereham kept up with the required run rate throughout and Nick Bliss, making his first appearance for the side for about three years - got an entertaining 37 and Ian Clarke (14) and Sam Widdows (11) both made useful contributions.
Tony Carter was the pick of Dereham's batsmen with an excellent 45 and took the team to the brink of victory before being bowled in the final over.
Dereham can take heart again from another spirited display.