Cricket: Setback for Marlborough 1sts against Calne
Marlborough tasted defeat in their home league game versus Calne on Saturday in the match kindly sponsored by DIY Rainbows of the Parade Marlborough.
Winning the toss and electing to bat first Marlborough were bowled out for 199 in the 50th over with opener Nick Crabbe recalled to the first team after a classy knock of 63 not out for the 2nds last week continuing his fine form with a well paced 69.
Middle order star Pete Day chipped in with a fluent 37 while youngster James Richardson was back in the runs with a quick fire 30.
Sean Adams with 4-29 was the pick of the Calne bowlers. Adams then scored a vital 66 not out with crucial support from Matt Richards 36 as Calne reached their victory target with 8 wickets down ensuring a 2 wicket win despite Marlborough's Paul Smith recording career best figures of 4-20.