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Cresselly ease past Burton

CRESSELLY moved into second place in Division 1 on Saturday (Jun 1) as they earned a nine-wicket win over Burton.

Burton batted first but some good bowling saw them bowled out for only 83. Cresselly then passed their target with only one wicket down.

Morgan Scale top scored for the visitors with 35 and Toby Hayman scored 26 but that was as good as it got.

Tom Arthur took three wickets for the loss of 36 runs and Tom Murphy claimed figures of 3-15.

Ryan Lewis was again amongst the wickets finishing with two wickets for the loss of only three runs.

Cresselly lost opener Phil Williams for a score of 14 as they began their reply with Matthew Webb (1-12) picking up the wicket.

Iwan Izzard finished not out on 17 and Dan Sutton unbeaten on 43 as they saw Cresselly to their target with plenty of time to spare.

The win for Cresselly gives them 30 points while Burton pick up just two points and remain bottom of the table.

On Saturday (Jun 8), Cresselly are away to Haverfordwest while Burton are at home to Llangwm.