Leech just short of century
GARBOLDISHAM A travelled to league leaders Great Melton in what, on paper, would appear to have been a difficult away fixture.Batting first, Great Melton started well and posted a score of 246 for 9.
GARBOLDISHAM A travelled to league leaders Great Melton in what, on paper, would appear to have been a difficult away fixture.
Batting first, Great Melton started well and posted a score of 246 for 9. This could have been higher if it wasn't for an excellent spell at the end from Josh Asker with 3-30 off seven overs. Great Melton main scorers were Alborough, Whiddet, Howard and Mann.
Chasing such a large total, Garboldisham started poorly with N Asker out for a duck. Lee and Leech, took up the challenge thrown at them by putting on a quick-fire partnership of 40.
Then the main partnership started with Whistler and Leech putting on a superb partnership of 153 for the fourth wicket, Leech out on 96 and Whistler on 75.
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This turned out to be the crucial part of the match with Garboldisham attaining the 246 runs with four overs to spare.
A great effort by the Garboldisham batsmen in the face of an aggressive bowling attack.
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Garboldisham B journeyed to the UEA to take on Great Melton IV on Saturday.
Batting first, Garboldisham reached an impressive total of 275 for 5 with superb batting from H Royston (73), R Muirhead (59) ably supported by Fiddler senior, K Eagle, Ben Asker and Alex Hogg.
Great Melton struggled to attain the runs required and fell short by scoring 204 for 5 after their overs, giving Garboldisham B another comprehensive win.