30-4, stand-in skipper Paul Roberts was ruing his decision to bat
first, but the experienced pair of Craig De Weymarn and Jon Burton
calmed the nerves. Beginning steadily, the pair took the score to
at the 35 over mark, working the ball into gaps and running hard. De
Weymarn then pushed the accelerator, hitting some effortless drives.
Having add 173, Burton finally fell for a hard-working 46, but with
Manny Gurung for company, DeWeymarn continued in blistering fashion to
an unbeaten 138. Farley finished on an imposing 246-5.
then bowled a sharp opening spell with no reward, while Jake Hand
snagged Stockbridge opener Foord, well caught in the deep. Jonty Cooke
and Neil Rose looked to build a platform, but
few loose offerings from the Farley attack. As Cooke sought to force
the pace, he lifted Sam Waters to long-on, falling for 17.
then began to turn the screw, trapping Aaron Burton in front and then
inducing a sharp nick which was well taken at slip by Geoff Ramsey.
Waters turned catcher, taking a comfortable chance at
to remove Rose, and then enjoyed a direct hit as Tiwari went for a
brave single. He then finished the game in style, wrapping up the tail
to claim 6-15 as Stockbridge were all out for 92.