Grayshott vs Tilford

Grayshott gained a winning draw at home as Tilford hung on in the fading light. Tilford won the toss and put Grayshott in to bat first. The home side made a steady start with Andy Wheble (15) and Matt Haywood (34) putting on 52 until both fell to first change Ben Matthews in the space of three balls. Thereafter there were useful contributions notably from James Cavannagh (33) and Will Kriehn who struck 51 off 45 balls in a partnership of 71. Both were dismissed by Huw Town-Jones returning for a second spell but a healthy total was reached as Grayshott declared on 177-7 after 47 overs. Matthews and Town-Jones finished with three wickets apiece.

 

Tilford made a poor start loosing both openers, both bowled, with just 9 on the board and the young bowlers reduced the visitors to a perilous 48-5. But Tilford again showed resilience as Denis Hounsham (38 not out) and Brandon Ambrose (32) put on 55. With only 6 overs remaining, Tilford survived for the draw ending on 134-7 after 43 overs. The wickets were shared with Alex Marden taking 3-21.

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