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Tish seal sixth place after beating Saundersfoot

ST ISHMAELS earned their seventh win of the season on Saturday (Aug 20) as they beat Saundersfoot by 46 runs.

The result sees Tish finish the season in sixth place, their best finish since achieving fourth place in 2017.

Tish won the toss and chose to bat and they were able to score 261-8 from their 45 overs.

They lost Peter Bradshaw early on but Phil Llewellyn and Andrew Palmer shared 51 runs for the second wicket.

Palmer made a score of 13 but he was then bowled by John Mansbridge.

Phil Cockburn then came in and hit two quick fours but was then caught by Mansbridge off the bowling of Tudor Hurle.

Llewellyn and Jonathan Pawlett then shared 94 runs for the fourth wicket as the former reached his half century.

Pawlett hit four fours in his score of 33 but he was bowled by Danny Caine.

Llewellyn had reached a score of 97 and he then reached his century in a stand of 59 with Karl Rhead for the fifth wicket.

However, after smashing thirteen fours and seven sixes in his score of 127, he was then caught by Yannic Parker off the bowling of Paul Mansbridge.

Saundersfoot then hit back as Paul Mansbridge had Richard Brock caught by Scott Helmich.

Tom Mansbridge then had Andrew Williams caught by John Mansbridge and Andrew Pawlett caught by Tudor Hurle.

Rhead cracked four sixes and two fours as he then finished unbeaten on 52 from 32 balls.

That set Saundersfoot 262 to win the game but they were in trouble early in their reply as they slipped to 37-3.

Andrew Palmer had Tom Mansbridge caught by Andrew Williams and Simon Stanford caught by Jonathan Pawlett.

Andrew Pawlett then had Scott Helmich caught by Karl Rhead and Saundersfoot faced an uphill battle.

Danny Caine and John Mansbridge shared 31 runs for the fourth wicket. Caine had hit seven fours and a six in his score of 38 from 32 balls but he was then trapped leg before by Andrew Pawlett.

John Mansbridge and Yannic Parker then shared 82 runs for the fifth wicket as they looked to restore some hope of claiming victory.

Mansbridge hit three fours in his score of 38 but he was then caught by Karl Rhead off the bowling of Peter Bradshaw.

Parker hit five fours as he reached a score of 49 but he was then bowled by Andrew Williams.

Soon after, Bradshaw struck again as he had Paul Mansbridge caught by Andrew Palmer. That had seen Saundersfoot slip to 159-7 as their hopes of victory began to fade away.

Danny Brace and Tudor Hurle added 38 runs for the eighth wicket but they were running out of time to reach their target.

Brace hit two fours and a six in his score of 20 but he was then caught by Rhead off the bowling of Cockburn.

Hurle finished unbeaten on 24 but it wasn’t enough for the visitors as they finished short on 215-8.