Batey bowls Uplyme and Lyme Regis to six run win over Topsham St James

PUBLISHED: 14:59 16 May 2012 | UPDATED: 15:01 16 May 2012

There was a late finish to the game at Uplyme and Lyme Regis where visiting Topsham St James were beaten by six runs.

The late finish was due to the collapse of home Umpire Paul Messer which led to an ambulance being called.

The two teams agreed to continue their game and Uplyme, batting first, were bowled out for 144. Ashley Caddy led his side from the front with 69 and Mark Batey chipped in with 26.

Steve Batey (4-35) and Neil Price (3-37) then combined to bundle the visitors out for 138 leaving Uplyme six run winners.

Post match all the thoughts were with the popular former Chairman of the Club who was kept in hospital overnight on Saturday.

On Saturday Uplyme entertain Shaldon Optimistic’s.

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