Belvoir League: Long Clawson snuff out Upper Broughton hopes

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A fluent innings from Simon Jones helped Long Clawson to a tight Belvoir League win against Upper Broughton.

Clawson batted first and struggled for runs against some tight bowling from Andy Burton (2 for 17) and Paul Stevenson.

Only Jones (41) was able to break the shackles, while late runs from Brotherhead (13) pushed their total along to 86-4.

In reply, Broughton struggled even more against Clawson’s opening bowlers Roberts and Hind.

Only Panchal (11) at the top of the order and Lee Smith (18) got settled, and when they were out, Stanyard cleaned up the tail to dismiss Broughton for 69.

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Melton Division

MARS PETCARE v SPROXTON

Mars Petcare won by 42 runs

Mars: C. Sackree 6, K. Ainge 0, G. Plowman 28, S. Aslam 23, J. Pollard 18, E. Cham 8*, M. Wells 7*, Extras 21. Total: 111-5.

Bowling: C. Bennett 5-0-36-0; J. O’Neill 5-0-15-3; S. Jessop 1-0-7-0; Robinson 3-0-29-1; Dexter 2-0-12-1.

Sproxton: C. Bennett 20*, J. Gross 0, J. O’Neill 0, D. Dexter 1, W. Wade 1, S. Jessop 22, E. Robinson 4, M. O’Neill 4, R. Craig 4, E. Birch 0, Extras 13. Total: 69.

Bowling: S. Aslam 4-0-7-3; P. Reynolds 3-0-4-0; J. Frier 2-0-17-1; E. Cham 3-0-23-0; G. Plowman 2.5-0-10-5.