Shenley back to winning ways

SHL Division Three Shenley Village 215-8 beat Chipperfield Clarendon 145 by 70 runs SHENLEY Village returned to winning ways with a comfortable 70-run win over Chipperfield Clarendon. Shenley lost the toss and were put in to bat, losing two early wickets.

SHL Division Three

Shenley Village 215-8 beat Chipperfield Clarendon 145 by 70 runs

SHENLEY Village returned to winning ways with a comfortable 70-run win over Chipperfield Clarendon.

Shenley lost the toss and were put in to bat, losing two early wickets.

However, Anooj Vadgama (top-scoring with 45) and Morgan Stanley stabilised the innings. A series of useful contributions brought Shenley to a total of 215-8.

The Shenley bowling attack then ripped into the home side straight away - Wendell Roberts having their captain caught behind in the first over.

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Shenley kept the pressure on throughout, with Roberts taking four of the wickets.

A highlight in the field was a superb catch, while running backwards, from James Williams at long-on.

Chipperfield Clarendon were all out for 145, giving Shenley a much-needed victory which takes them to seventh spot in the Division 3 table.

Next week they will host basement club Clifton.