October 1st, 2016

Ware proves the difference as Tibberton lose

Ware proves the difference as Tibberton lose Ware proves the difference as Tibberton lose

TIBBERTON came up short against Flyford as Ben Ware stole the show with a fine all-round display.

Ware took three wickets as Tibberton finished with 164 off 40 over before securing the victory with a quick-fire 20.

After being put into bat, Tibberton made a steady start before losing their openers in quick succession.

Peter Gurr was then trapped by Peter Holpin before the hosts lost another soon after leaving them 62-4 at the midway point. Tibberton middle order batted hard and added another 100 runs with Paddy Harvey (31) and Toby Spalton (25) spraying the ball to all parts of the ground.

Flyford changed the bowling by bringing on Ware and it paid off as he stemmed the flow of runs taking three wickets.

Michael Tibke took another wicket courteousy of his brother Simon Tibke taking a sharp catch at mid on and a mix up between Tibberton batsman resulted in a run out.

Set a target of 165 off their allotted 40 overs to win, Flyford started out playing their short with Chris Tucker being attacking. However he was out quickly after getting through a pull shot too early which resulting in him being bowled as the ball hit his body before rolling into the stumps. Gavin Harper was also dismissed, leaving the away team on 33-2..

Flyford third wicket partnership scored quickly, despite captain Peter Gurr changing the bowling, but to no avail as Mark Walker and Steve Bevan regularly found the boundary putting on 131.

Ware then saw Flyford home with an impressive 20, which also saw him secure man of the match.