Byron pilots chase
Williams couldn’t collect the points in their first match of the 2018-2019 UGSCA season against Wandering.
Batting first, Williams posted 155 for the loss of eight wickets off the full 45 overs.
Opener Robert Rose (55) and unbeaten batsmen Toby Lavender (31) posted the highest scores for the visitors.
Lincoln Joy led Wandering’s bowling attack, taking 4-26 off nine overs.
Bailey Parsons was also tight in attack, taking one wicket for only 24 runs off 10 overs.
Williams’ bowlers just couldn’t find the wickets to collect the points.
Wandering’s top order all made strong contributions to their side’s run chase. Openers Joy (21) and Glenn Byron (75) posted a partnership of 57, before being dismissed by Rodney Ford and Toby Lavender. Benjamin Sherry (59) and Blake Warburton (0) saw out Wandering’s innings — as the home side reached the 156 runs required off 33 overs, only losing the two wickets.