Ottery edged out by Thorverton in B Division basement battle

Ashok Prasad bowling for Ottery 2nds at home to Paington. Ref shsp 20-17TI 3071. Picture: Terry Ife

Ashok Prasad bowling for Ottery 2nds at home to Paington. Ref shsp 20-17TI 3071. Picture: Terry Ife - Credit: Archant

Ottery St Mary suffered a sixth straight defeat and are now 31 points from safety in the Tolchards Devon League B Division following a narrow two wicket defeat to the side who had started the say in the bottom two with them, Thorverton.

Joe Henkus top scored with 43 and there were contributions of 28, from Harry Conway, and 27 from Dan Flower, as the Otters closed on 159.

The Thors were made to work hard for their first win of the league season, getting home with just two wickets to spare.

Tom Jeacock, Dan Jeacock and Henry Mutter each claiming two wickets.

Make sure of your copy of the Ottery Herald – out next on June 16, for a match report.


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