Kilmington march on with Bridestowe victory

PUBLISHED: 09:13 17 July 2013

Kilmington banked maximum points with a four wicket success at home to Bridestowe.

It’s a result that leaves the villagers suiting fourth in the E Division, just 27 points behind second placed Whitchurch.

The visitors batted first and were restricted to 208 with Hal Cook claiming 4-44 and Ben Noble taking 3-43.

Tom Gooding then stroked his way to an excellent unbeaten 72 as Kilmington got home with wickets and overs to spare.

It was also a good day for Kilmington II as they edged into second place in the D Division (East) table thanks to a 65-run win at Shobrooke Park II.

Skipper Ash Cook top scored with 58 and Luke Baker hit an unbeaten 53 and John Lavender chipped in with 36 in a total of 222-4.

James Lambert and Charlie Potter each then claimed three wickets as the Mid Devon side were bundled out for just 157.

On Saturday Kilmington’s 1st XI travel to table topping Babbacombe whilst the 2nd XI host Countess Wear II.

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