HELPS TEAM MOVE SEC­OND

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Cricket -

drinks that any­thing above 150 would be a good score and our tar­get was 175.

“Even when we were 90-6 he was still go­ing strong.

“It was a solid dis­play by all the bowlers, be­fore Sam claimed three of the next four as Lordswood went from 87-1 to 95-5.

Left-arm spin­ner Tim Curteis claimed two more, be­fore Weller ripped through the rest.

Knight hit 11 fours and a six in his 71-ball knock, be­fore be­ing ninth out at 188 with last pair Tom Richards and Curteis adding 18 at the end to see their side past 200.

The 2nds con­tin­ued the club’s great start to the sea­son with a fifth suc­ces­sive win, beat­ing Brom­ley Com­mon by 154 runs to move 11 points clear at the top of Di­vi­sion 1.

Ryan Knight took 3-6 and three oth­ers took two wick­ets each as the vis­i­tors were bowled out for 105.

Luke Man­gold 69 and Ben Dak­ing 53 added 111 for the third wicket in Ten­ter­den’s 259-7.

‘The way we are play­ing we de­serve to be sec­ond’

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