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CRICKET: Wellington 2nds enjoy thumping victory
11:33am Monday 18th June 2012 in Sport
WELLINGTON 2nds, who lead division four of the Best Western Shrubbery Hotel league, comprehensively beat their nearest challengers on Saturday.
They rattled up 204-4 against Cheddar and then dismissed their opponents for just 57.
Trevor Brooks (22) and Kevin Crout (20) got the innings moving with an opening stand of 43 then Charlie Davies weighed in with an excellent 39 including two sixes.
Mark Salter with a cultured 43 and Aks Latifi with a powerhouse 56 not out, including five sixes, carried on the good work.
Cheddar's put on a good-looking 39 for the first wicket.
But once Darren Davis broke through the roof caved in on the home side's innings.
They lost their remaining nine wickets for just 18 runs as Adrian Lee (3-20 in 12) and Davis (5-12 in 7) ran riot.
Arron Campbell (2-1) ended Cheddar's innings after just 26.2 overs.