Mighty Morgan claims a second successive six wicket haul

PUBLISHED: 15:01 16 May 2012

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Seaton Skipper Ben Morgan claimed his second successive six wicket haul as Seaton won the East Devon derby against Feniton at Court Lane.

The all-important toss was won by Morgan who did not hesitate to put the visitors in. Brian Cann (40) batted very well, but became one of six more wickets for the Seaton skipper who finished with 6-21 to make it 12-56 in two games this term!

Mike Wheeler was one of four Seaton bowlers who claimed a single wicket, his the priceless one of Feniton skipper Mark Kingdon who he clean bowled for just three.

Philip Collins bowled a superb spell of ten overs that saw him finish with 1-13 and both Alex Hunt and James Berry picked up a wicket.

John Waterhouse then hit an unbeaten 29 and Mike Wheeler chipped in with 25 as victory was sealed with five overs and four wickets to spare.

Russ Whitton took 4-28 for the visitors.

Morgan said: “It’s been a great start. I said before the opening game that I felt a good start was important and then, if we could go on and make Court Lane something of a fortress and be competitive on opposition grounds, we’d be in the mix come the business end of the season. My own early season form has been good. It’s not rocket science though as I have been concentrating on line and length and putting the ball on the spot. So far that has worked for me!”

On Saturday Seaton host a Halberton and Sampford Peverell side beaten by Filleigh on match day two whilst Feniton play host to a Yelverton side who are the only one in the section to have banked all 40 points that have been played for so far this term.


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