Broadway & Horton CC 169 / All out (38.5) lost to Middlezoy CC 170 / 5 (34.1)

BROADWAY & Horton CC were beaten by five wickets at the weekend on the road against Middlezoy CC.

After winning the toss, Broadway elected to bat first and went on to set the target of 169 when they were all out in the 39th over.

Matt Derham scored 65 runs off 72 balls to top score for the home side but the wickets fell rather cheaply around him.

Taylor Flitton was the best bowler for Middlezoy with four wickets for 29 runs off 6.5 overs.

In reply, Middlezoy got off to a strong start as opener Grant Purchase scored 62 runs.

Ben Warren (34 not out) and Oli White (23 not out) were strong towards the end and knocked in the winning runs in the 35th over.

Up next for Broadway & Horton is an away trip to take on Taunton CC Seconds.