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Strads back down to earth

PUBLISHED: 11:23 05 May 2009 | UPDATED: 11:04 12 July 2010

In the Suffolk Premier League Stradbroke were not allowed to reflect upon their good start to the season before being sent crashing down to earth by Thurston.

In the Suffolk Premier League Stradbroke were not allowed to reflect upon their good start to the season before being sent crashing down to earth by Thurston.

On a pitch too good to allow any domination by bowlers, visiting openers Neil Wallis (54) and James Flower (92) put on 134 in 27 overs.

Paul Cook (55) kept up the onslaught, and Stradbroke were left to chase 268, scant reward for Ross Bedwell, who tried manfully with two for 67.

Buoyed by this big score, Jason Smithers moved the new ball at will. Unfortunately Stradbroke's batsmen kept nicking it. His figures of 7-6-3-3 belied what had preceded it.

Only James Ling (21) contributed, until he fell to Adie Malcolm, whose four for 11 hastened the end of a right royal thumping, and an appointment with the drawing board.

Thurston 268-4, Stradbroke 49.

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