Cricket: Three in a row for Selsey ladies

SELSEY Ladies went into their match against Chichester Ladies off the back of two wins from two and made it three from three.

Selsey's Pam Baker / Picture by Bob Hoare
Selsey's Pam Baker / Picture by Bob Hoare

Priory won the toss and elected to field. Selsey’s batswomen were strong throughout the order (G Halford 19, M Ackhurst 18, E Bain 21, P Baker 21no) and set a target of 100 for Priory to chase.

Emma Bain opened the bowling for Selsey with a maiden for the second consecutive week, also taking a wicket.

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Captain Gemma Halford led from the front, taking three wickets for only five runs. Lucy Crawley bowled well, also taking a wicket, and ran out Priory captain D Peake with an accurate throw from the field.

Pamela Baker caught a long throw from Halford to run out another Chichester batter.

It was a commanding performance from Selsey, who bowled out Priory Park in the seventh over for only 12.

Selsey players voted Priory youngster R Briggs their player of the match after excellent bowling and a confident display behind the stumps.

SELSEY: Gemma Halford (Capt), Pamela Bake (Wk), Lucy Cawley, Michelle Ackhurst, Emma Bain, Charlotte Vincent-Skinner, Georgia Selby, Rebecca Vincent.

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