Pyle knock sets up Feniton home win over Budleigh 2nds
PUBLISHED: 17:05 24 June 2019
A superb 48-ball 66 from number seven batsman Jon Pyle helped Feniton to a 35 run home win over Budleigh 2nds in a D Division East meeting.
Pyle, batting at number seven, hit five fours and four sixes and the 'best of the rest' was a watchful 43 from opener Mark Salter as Feniton closed on 204-8 after their 45 overs.
When the visitors' batted their was early success for opening seamers Jack Tucker and Jon French to reduce Budleigh to 12-2. The third wicker partnership added 60 before Matt Davies claimed the third wicket and it was 106-4 thanks to a catch from Alex Frankpitt off Jon French.
A Pete Avery stumping gave Kev Brandon his wicket and Adrian Pullin picked up three wickets as Budleigh's reply fell away to its close of 169-9 after 45 overs.
Jon French topped the bowling honours with figures of 3-20 and the Pullin return was 3-44.
On Saturday, the halfway mark of the Tolchards Devon League campaign, Feniton, who sit third, visit second bottom Honiton.
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