Taunton St Andrews First XI chalked up their first first victory of the season in WEPL Premier One when they beat Lansdown away on Saturday by 49 runs.

After choosing to bat first the visitors lost Jay Terry early  before a George Thomas and Gabriel Gallman- Findlay took the total onto 69 when opener Thomas was out for 31.

Gallman-Findlay made an impressive 62 with 10 fours, adding 70 with Thomas Rew before he was dismissed with the total on 150.

Rew added 25 with Lloyd Alley to see the score onto 175 before he was out for 41. When Alley went for 196 the remaining wickets fell shortly afterwards as Saints were all out for 222 in 48.1 overs.

When Lansdown replied Kazi Szymanski removed both openers, before Ollie Heard claimed two wickets to reduce the home side to 54 for four.

Lansdown slipped to 87 for six before a partnership of 43 saw them onto 130 for seven. However wickets then tumbled as Lansdown were bowled out for 173 in the 49th over.

Leg spinner Will Christophers ended with three for 29 off 10 overs, while there were two each for Alley, Szymanki and Heard.

St Andrews Second XI hosted their Taunton Deane counterparts in the WEPL Somerset Division and after winning the toss and choosing to bat posted 317 for three from 45 overs, the feature of which was an opening partnership of 258, of which Martin Jenkins made 119 off 129 balls with 17 fours while Kevin Parsons scored 118 off 126 balls with 17fours and two sixes.

During the break it rained so when Deane batted they were chasing a revised total of 219 off 26 overs, in pursuit of which they ended on 200 for six Ben Osborne hitting 55 and Connor Chilcott an unbeaten 56.

The Somerset Cricket League Division Four match between Saints and Bishops Hull was called off after the visitors reached 46 for two.

Saints B team were in action against Mass in Division Seven where batting first the horse side were bowled out for 123 in 36.4 overs Matt Pringle claiming four for 29. In reply the Saints were all out for 45 in 17.3 overs, of which Andrew Batstone top scored with 18. Rahul Rajan with four for four in three overs was the pick of the bowlers.