SOUTH HANTS INDOOR LEAGUE
CUP 2nd ROUND
Hythe & Dibden Vs Fair Oak
A superb 63* from Jonjo Stovell helped Hythe's Indoor team to a 160 run chase over Fair Oak and into the Quarter-Finals with 3 balls remaining.
Fair Oak (who are 8th in Div 1) set a tough challenge after Harry Reed hit 51* well supported by Matt White 25* & Ben Hyde 22*.
For Hythe Martin Duell was the pick of the bowlers with 1-27 off 3 whilst Dan Taylor took 2 wickets.
So with 13.5 an over ~ a good start was required but the normal main run getter Matt Howe was out early for a duck. Stovell & Dan Taylor both retired then Duell 18 and Craig Stow 19 kept Hythe with an outside chance.
Taylor was out early on his return but Stovell kept his head and guided Hythe into the Quarters and cause an upset with 3 balls remaining
Next up Hursley Park in the League
RESULT : Hythe & Dibden Beat Fair Oak by 1 Wkt
Romsey Indoor League
Hythe & Dibden vs Wellow & Plaitford
Jonjo wasnt the only one on a run spree. At Romsey Tom Jones hit 52* to guide Hythe to 138-5 after losing Andy Murkitt and Noah Vaughan for ducks. Only Kev McCarthy 13 gave TJ any support.
Wellow gave a good account of themselves but fell just 12 runs short. Ben Holbrook taking 2-39. Hythe are now 2-0 in a 6 match tournament
Hythe & Dibden 138-5 (Tom Jones 52*, Kev McCarthy 13) Beat Wellow 126-4 (Ben Holbrook 2-39, Noah Vaughan 1-26) by 12 runs,
Braishfield vs Michelmersh & Timsbury
Michelmersh & Timsbury 109-2 (N.Bundy 24*, & N.Tubb 22, M.Birch 19, J.Corbett 2-27) Lost Braishfield 110-1 (B.Brown 28*, J.Light 27*, J.Corbett 17)by 4 Wkts