Huge victory for leaders Malmesbury

MALMESBURY maintained their unbeaten start to the Surridge Sport Wiltshire League Division One campaign as they romped to a 10-wicket triumph over Swindon NALGO.

James Gillespie hit an unbeaten 91 and George Royle 54 not out to bring their side home inside 31 overs.

Earlier Sanjay Chauhan had scored 60 for NALGO as they reached 166 all out in the 44th over.

Josh Langley took 4-19 from eight overs and Philip Cool 3-40 from 10.4.

Beanacre & Melksham also coasted to victory against Swindon Civil Service, bowling out their rivals for just 62 as Andy Footner finished with 4-24 off 12 overs and son Jack 3-7 off seven.

Beanacre openers Mark Wiltshire (28) and Steve Rendell (10) knocked off the bulk of the runs, with Matt Hunt (seven) and Paul Gilbert (12) seeing the over the line in the 14th over.

Swindon United Churches continue to set the pace in Division Two after their 66-run success over All Cannings.

Daniel Hunt scored an unbeaten 96, Jimmy Mann (63) and Chris Gilchrist (37) also contributing well to Chruches total of 236-5.

Cannings had good knocked of 43 from Alex Surman and 41 from Gareth Robb but Shakhil Srivastava (4-40), Adam Tooze (3-43) and Richard Martin (1-15) left them well short on 170 all out Swindon A slipped to a six-wicket defeat against Beckington, reaching 181-9 from their 45 overs.

Wroughton Wranglers were five-wicket winners over Spye Park in a low-scoring match.

Spye were dismissed for just 57 in 29 overs as Ben Webber took 5-12 from ten overs and Alan Stratford 3-15. Wranglers had knocked off the runs by the second ball of the 15th over.

Yasir Irshad played a starring role with the bat as Wootton Bassett 2nds won by eight wickets against Corsham 3rds.

Corsham reached 153-9 from their allocation, Paul Huckin taking 3-11 in six overs and Luke Curtis scored 45.

Irshad dominated the reply, clubbing 77 in 44 balls, including nine fours and six sixes as Bassett won in the 20th over.

Wanborough lost out by three wickets against Beehive (Southwick), despite Nick Stacey’s unbeaten 58 in their 121 all out.

Ady Day took 3-22 and James Taylor 2-18 for Beehive, Taylor adding an unbeaten 42 as Beehive got home for the loss of seven wickets, despite 3-20 from Ed Armstrong and 2-15 from Andy Thompson.

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