Horley 1st XI Saturday 9th June, Archbishop Tenison’s Sports Ground, Surrey County League Division One
Old Tenisonians 134 all out (49.3 overs), Horley 1st XI 138-4 (39.3 overs), Horley won by six wickets.
Horley made it two league wins on the bounce as Trevor Stevens took six wickets for the second Saturday in succession.
They chose to bowl first on a hard wicket with only seven players to start with and Stevens made the first breakthrough, running out skipper Adnan Shan with 34 on the board.
From there Horley rallied to apply pressure on the batting side and restricted them to an under par 134 all out.
While Stevens took his six wickets for 42 from 17.3 overs, Jonathan Barnett picked up three from the other end, conceding 32 runs from 11 overs. The Horley spinners spun their webs, set the traps and the fielding did the rest, with two stumpings for Ros Nel and catches for Ben Remfry, Sam Remfry and Matthew Gainsford.
On the batting front, Horley controlled the game from start to finish with good running between the wickets at times and the ability the put the bad ball away. Sam Remfry showed pure class with 51 not out while Barnett used his experience to get Horley close the the finish, making 35 before he was dismissed. Ben Remfry joined his brother with only a few runs needed to win and together they showed confidence and composure to get the team over the line with eight overs to spare.
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