May the big hit as Clyst St George win at home.

PUBLISHED: 10:29 09 June 2010 | UPDATED: 11:11 18 June 2010

CLYST St George at last found some form as they managed a final over, four wicket win at home to Plymstock.

CLYST St George at last found some form as they managed a final over, four wicket win at home to Plymstock.

Not since the opening day of the season has Mark Couch been able to enjoy a victory and so this one was all the sweeter.

Dom Hazel and Chris Cook were both responsible for three wicket hauls and, but for a sixth wicket stand of 84, the visitors would surely have been back in the pavilion before they were!

The visitors were finally bowled out in the last of their 46 overs for a total of 225.

Chris Ferro (30), Cook (30), skipper Mark Couch (37) and Hazel (30) all weighed in towards the winning total, although there were times when Clyst were behind the clock.

With four overs remaining Clyst still required 43 to claim victory but some powerful hitting by Steve May helped reduce the required runs and a huge six off the second ball of the final over brought great relief to all at Bohea Field.

A delighted Clyst skipper Mark Couch said: "We finally performed as well as we are capable, having threatened once or twice without seeing it through. Now we need to build on this."

May was the star of the run chase with a superb unbeaten 57 and the win not only hoisted the side into a healthier mid-table berth but set them up nicely for the next challenge this Saturday.

That challenge is Saturday's home meeting with a Cockington side who have yet to win, have lost four of their six games to date and have been been fined for a slow over rate in four of their six matches!

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