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Cricket: Brondesbury boost survival hopes with success against Shepherds Bush

PUBLISHED: 11:00 17 July 2017 | UPDATED: 13:56 29 July 2017

A round-up of the latest matches from the Middlesex Premier Division

Brondesbury increased their advantage over the bottom two in the Middlesex Premier Division with a five-wicket win at home to Shepherds Bush.

After winning the toss, the hosts put Bush into bat and though Andrew Wilson top scored with 50, the visitors were all out for 147, with Sam Smith and Adam Wilson taking four wickets and six wickets respectively.

In reply, Finn Allen top scored with 57 for Brondesbury and though both Ed Morse and Ben Davies took two wickets apiece for the visitors, the hosts eased home inside 35 overs.

In the same division, North Middlesex recorded a 148-run win at home to Southgate.

After being put into bat, North Middlesex closed on 220-9 with Luke Hollman hitting 73.

Adam Price then impressed with the ball for the hosts, finishing with figures of 4-13 to help bowl Southgate out for just 72.

There was no such joy for Hampstead, who were beaten by 206 runs at home to Ealing.

After electing to field, the hosts saw Ealing rack up an imposing 335-6, despite Steve Clark taking 4-63.

In reply, Matthew Watson top scored with 35 at six, but a top-order collapse had put Hampstead in a position they could not climb out off, being dismissed for 129.


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