Weather takes its toll on Tenterden again
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.
Tenterden’s Alistair Neale sends down a ball against Dartford
Tenterden bowler Jamie Bristow-Diamond and wicketkeeper Ben Price appeal for lbw against Dartford
Ashford Town’s Ground under water at the weekend