Excellent finish to a tough season for Marlborough Cricket Club

Written by Mark Cooper on .

Marlborough ended their season with a comfortable victory over Marshfield, a victory which means the Savernake Forest side finish 5th in the final league standings.  

Winning the toss and batting first in the game kindly sponsored by OJB Plumbing Services Marlborough got off to a bright start with openers Nick Crabbe 25 and Tom Norris 38 sharing an opening stand of 62.

Youngster James Richardson (61) and John Carroll (29) built on this solid start as Marlborough reached 204-6 off their 50 overs.

In reply Marshfeild crumbled to just 102 all out with Marlborough star all rounder Ben Head taking 4-14 with the ball. 

Marlborough skipper Nick Crabbe was delighted with the win and pleased with his sides end of season form" it was a great way to finish the season, it was a solid batting performance and it was great to see James Richardson score 61.  Ben bowled superbly again and it's been a good effort to win the last 4 games and finish 5th"