Pro­lific Paine plun­ders an­other cen­tury

Kent Vil­lage League

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Factfile -

Mark Paine cracked 13 sixes and 10 fours in his sec­ond suc­ces­sive hun­dred as Wood­church beat Salt­wood by 179 runs in Di­vi­sion 3 Paine fol­lowed up his 105 against Ald­ing­ton the pre­vi­ous week with 165 off 120 balls, shar­ing an open­ing stand of 134 with skip­per brother Steve in a to­tal of 295-8. Andy Lowe then took 4-53 to help bowl out Salt­wood for only 116. Matt Ford hit 51 as Dym­church (127) lost by 51 runs at El­ham Val­ley (178-8). Ald­ing­ton (102-3) beat Lit­tle Chart (101) by seven wick­ets. Ben Tose­land, Robert Miller and Paul Rod­way all claimed three wick­ets each, Neil Hardy then hit 31 not out as they got home in­side 13 overs. Tahu Tippu hit 90 as Mer­sham- le-Hatch (178-5) won by five wick­ets at Bredgar (174). K Jenopan hit eight fours and a six in his 63 as Sel­sted (184) went down by five wick­ets at home to Di­vi­sion 1 lead­ers Street End. Ju­lian Bash­ford hit 50 as Smar­den (186-8) lost at Town Malling (208-6) by 22 runs Eger­ton 168-9 sneaked home with three balls to spare at home to Great Chart (166-9). Dar­ren McGoldrick hit 68 for Chart. Luke Hardcourt (102) and Stu­art Paine (89) shared an open­ing stand of 129 as Brook­land racked up 237-3 in their 137-run Di­vi­sion 2 win at Chal­lock (100). Wil­liam Mills then took 4-11 in five overs to com­plete the win. A last-wicket stand of 26 by Neal Met­calf (41 not out) and Martin Good­win (5 not out) bat­ted 10-man Be­nen­den (182-8) to vic­tory at home to Wye (181-7) in Di­vi­sion 4. Opener Lee Bezuiden­hout hit 58 while Wye’s Paul Ston­erLewis took three wick­ets in one over. Robert Banks made 91 in the vis­i­tors 181-7, Neal Met­calf fin­ish­ing with 4-24, John Hill hit 88 not out as Stowt­ing (195-5) beat Bils­ing­ton (193-7) by five wick­ets. Ben Ash­ton struck 70 for Bils­ing­ton, Alan Crush fin­ish­ing with 4-54. Pluck­ley (117) went down by nine wick­ets at home to Sell­ing (119-1). Mer­sham Sports trio James Fearne (3-15), Jack Kel­lam (2-7) and Ben­jamin Hoff­man (2-10) helped dis­miss Eastchurch for only 58 in Di­vi­sion 5. Sports then made 61-2 in 10 overs Great Chart (123-7) beat Har­ri­et­sham (122) by three wick­ets in Di­vi­sion 6 while Kingsnorth (169-7) lost by six wick­ets to Har­ble­down.


SOLID: Ben Ash­ton made 70 for Bils­ing­ton

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