Budleigh beaten by South Devon’s last pair
PUBLISHED: 11:28 02 July 2015 | UPDATED: 11:28 02 July 2015
Budleigh Salterton had previously winless South Devon under the cosh in the South Devon League but couldn’t finish them off and paid the price!
Budleigh were all out for 173 – R Meizner (28) just pipping D Short (23) for top scorer.
South Devon looked down and out at 103 for eight after Sam Fereday (3-31) and O Clarke (3-37) had undone the good work done by opener Jamie Allen (58).
Ninth-wicket pair Jon Martin and Harrison Moss put on 48 – Moss propping his end up for three runs.
Last man Conrad Sutcliffe came in with 21 needed with a mission to hang around while Martin had a go.
With the target down to two to win and Martin at the non-striker’s end, former Journal sports editor Sutcliffe stroked left-armer Alex Taylor through the covers for four to win the match.
Martin finished unbeaten on 60.
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