Eastbourne to face East Grinstead in August Cup Play-off final as Lenham and Sturmer shine

Eastbourne and East Grinstead have reached the Group A1/A2 August Cup Play-off final.

Ben Twine's Eastbourne side defeated Roffey by 35 runs in a low-scoring match at the Saffrons.

Eastbourne batted first and scored 159-8 from their 40 overs with Scott Lenham hitting 52. Jamie Atkins took 3-27 for Roffey.

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Skipper Twine took 4-15 and Archie Lenham took 2-16 as Roffey were bowled out for 124.

Scott Lenham. Picture by Andy Hodder

East Grinstead hit 203-9 from their 40 overs against Preston Nomads with Leo Cammish top-scoring with 85 and Kashif Ibrahim taking 5-36. Nomads collapsed to 15-5 after an astonishing opening burst from Ian Sturmer, and then to 53-9 before eventually being all out for 94.

Sturmer finished with the incredible figures of 7-14.

Other results:

Group A3/A4 - Bognor Regis CC - 1st XI 96-4 (21.4)beat St James's Montefiore CC - 1st XI 95 All out (31.4)

St Peters CC, Brighton - 1st XI 216-6 (34.5) beat West Chiltington & Thakeham CC - 1st X 213 All out (39.1)

Group A5/A6 - Crowhurst Park CC - 1st XI 167-4 (28.2) beat Keymer & Hassocks CC - 1st XI 163-8 (40)

Slinfold CC - 1st XI 113-5 (16.2) beat Ifield CC - 1st XI 109 All out (32.0)