Weather takes its toll on Ten­ter­den again

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - Sport -

Ten­ter­den were frus­trated by the weather again when their Shep­herd Neame Kent League, Pre­mier Di­vi­sion game at Dart­ford was washed out.

Skip­per Te­vis Knight won the toss and put the bot­tom side into bat at Hes­keth Park. They reached 162-5 off 44 overs, in be­tween in­ter­rup­tions be­fore the play­ers were forced off and the match aban­doned. Ali Neale took 3-31 in his nine overs. Ten­ter­den took eight points from the game to stay fourth, trail­ing lead­ers Hart­ley by 18.

The club’s 2nd XI, un­beaten Di­vi­sion 1T lead­ers started their game at The Mote in Maidstone.

Put into bat they had made 105-2 in the 29th over when pro­ceed­ings were halted.

Paddy Collins hit 47 and skip­per Tim Rus­sell 36.

Ash­ford Town’s Di­vi­sion 2 game at home to Hythe was washed out after heavy rain, hail and thun­der­storms left parts of Sta­cians Park un­der water.

The 2nds’ game also ended early, with Town 107-9 with six overs left, hav­ing been set 149 to win by hosts Brom­ley Com­mon.

Andy Crouch top scored with 25 not out, with Fraser Har­ri­son mak­ing 24 and James Cran­nis 20.

Four bowlers shared the wick­ets as the home side made 148-8.

Lewis Back hit 46 as Willes­bor­ough recorded a six-wicket home vic­tory against Ash in Kent Re­gional League, Di­vi­sion 2B East.

He and Cal­lum Stuckey (28 not out) saw them home de­spite los­ing three quick wick­ets, in­clud­ing both open­ers fall­ing for ducks.

Ge­orge Wall took 3-19 as Ash scored 98-5 in a match re­duced to 30-overs a side.

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Ten­ter­den’s Alis­tair Neale sends down a ball against Dart­ford

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Ten­ter­den bowler Jamie Bris­tow-Di­a­mond and wick­et­keeper Ben Price ap­peal for lbw against Dart­ford

Ash­ford Town’s Ground un­der water at the week­end

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