SLIDESHOW: Murphy and Symonds shine for Newick against St Peters

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Newick produced a vintage performance to beat St Peters on Saturday in division one of the East Sussex League

St Peters won the toss and elected to field. Incredible performances with the bat from Chris Murphy - 107no and Mark Symonds - 48 steered Newick to a total of 245 from 46 overs declared for the loss of 8 wickets. Ben Powis took 6 wickets for 104 runs from 23 overs for St Peters.

Newick v St Peters (Brighton). Picture  by Ron Hill

Newick v St Peters (Brighton). Picture by Ron Hill

In reply Newick were in sparkling form, Joe Waylett took 4 wickets (3 in one over) for 48 runs from 11 overs and Chris Murphy took 3 wickets for 23 runs from 8 overs. Mat O’Rourke held 3 catches for Newick.

St Peters were bowled out for 156 runs in 35 overs.

Photographer Ron Hill was there

East Sussex League round-up in this week’s Sussex Express