Winning start for Leverington

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Leverington started their Division 2A Junior North season against Bar Hill with a 4-wicket win.

Leverington lost the toss and bowled first with Ranjit Karavadra picking up a wicket with his first ball for the club. Bharat Keshvara held onto a good catch off the bowling of Karavadra (2-48).

Ricky Brown and Adam Fairbrother both picked up wickets with Aaron Cobb 2-23 returning for his second spell picking up two wickets and was well supported by John Gill 3-28. Leverington only conceded 10 runs in the last five overs which proved to be vital as Bar Hill set 165-9.

Leverington lost Suraj Karavadra 6 in the fifth over with 14 on the board. Fairbrother 39 and Gill 26 put together a partnership of 51. Ian Cooper 41 not out saw Leverington home with good support by Cobb 14, Brown 12 and Jamie Paul 8.

Leverington host March 3rds next weekend.