Peters guides Sandridge to victory

All-rounder sets up win number two

SHL Division Six

Sandridge 243-8 dec

Totteridge Millhillians 121

Sandridge won by 122 runs


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SANDRIDGE recorded their second win of the season thanks to a superb performance with both bat and ball from Lenny Peters.

Sandridge skipper Pete Camm, who is yet to win a toss this season, continued true to form losing again. However surprisingly on what looked like a good batting surface, Totteridge elected to put Sandridge in to bat.

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Openers Adam Temple and Camm started positively, however with the score on 22 Camm was dismissed lbw to Low.

This brought Peters to the wicket and with Temple they seized the opportunity to dominate the Totteridge attack, putting on 128 for the second wicket, before Temple went for 55.

Peters looked well set for a 100, but the drinks interval seemed to affect his concentration and he was stumped off the bowling of Arun for a sparking 68. Backed up by some lusty middle order hitting, Dave Muskett (24), Paul Goodchild (19) and Kevin Murphy (19) saw Sandridge declare at 243-8.

After tea Sandridge opened with Peters and Muskett and immediately Muskett struck removing Book for 7.

Peters then began to weave his spin magic, and soon had the Totteridge batsman in a quandry.

John Murphy then came in to the attack with Peters and supported by some superb fielding Sandridge cleaned up dismissing Totteridge for 121.

Muphy finished with 3-29, but it was Man of the Match Lenny Peters with 6-64 backed up by his 68 that were the highlights of the day.

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