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Llangwm go second after beating Tish

LLANGWM moved into second place in the Division 1 table on Saturday (Aug 6) as they beat St Ishmaels by four wickets.

Since losing to Cresselly at the end of June Llangwm have won five of their last six games and they have emerged as Cresselly’s closest challengers with just two games to go.

On Saturday, Llangwm won the toss and chose to field and they saw Tish score 180-7 in their 45 overs.

Peter Bradshaw and Phil Llewellyn opened up with 30 runs but the latter departed on a score of 18 when he was bowled by Noah Davies.

Bradhsaw and Andrew Palmer shared another 40 runs for the second wicket but Bradshaw was then caught by Davies off the bowling of Matthew Kiff on a score of 31.

Tish then lost two more quick wickets as Brennan Devonald was caught by Jonathan Francsis off the bowling of Kiff before Palmer was caught by Will Beresford off the bowling of Chris Inward on a score of 20, leaving Tish on 78-4.

Jonathan Pawlett was also bowled by Davies as Llangwm were reduced to 102-5.

Richard Brock and Phil Cockburn then added 71 runs for the sixth wicket as they looked to push Tish’s score on.

Brock hit five fours and two sixes as he scored 39 but he was run out by Matthew Kiff.

Luke Brock then had Andrew Williams caught by Joseph Kiff as the innings ended with Cockburn reaching his half century. He finished unbeaten on 50 after hitting four fours and two sixes.

Llangwm lost Huw Brock early in their reply as he was caught by Peter Bradshaw off the bowling of Brennan Devonald.

Soon after, Noah Davies was caught by Phil Llewellyn to give Andrew Palmer his first wicket.

Berersford and Matthew Kiff then added 43 runs for the third wicket.

Berersford hit nine fours in his score of 42 but he was caught and bowled by Andrew Pawlett.

Matthew Kiff hit eight fours in his score of 36 but he was then bowled by Pawlett.

Joe Kiff and Luke Brock then added 60 runs for the fifth wicket as they edged Llangwm closer to victory.

Joe Kiff hit three fours and five sixes in his score of 57 from 49 balls but he was bowled by Phil Cockburn.

Chris Inward was then caught by Cockburn off the bowling of Andrew Williams but Brock finished unbeaten on 20 to see Llangwm to victory.

The win gives them 17 points and they now sit 19 behind Cresselly with two games left to play.

On Saturday, August 13, Llangwm visit Lawrenny while St Ishmaels travel to Carew.