By Jamie Arrowsmith 28/06 Updated: 28/06 16:19
GEOFF Day and William Pardoe top scored as Belbroughton got the better of a Worcestershire League Division Two draw at home against Enville.
With Belbroughton having been asked to bat first, Day (64no) and Pardoe (61) made the biggest contributions as the innings closed on a healthy 230-6.
Chris Amundsen then took over with the ball as Enville replied, taking 4-31 from 15 overs to give the hosts a chance of victory.
They were held up by determined innings from Spencer Mann (56) and Greg Tomkins (37) though as Enville closed on 158-8 from a rain reduced 48 overs.
Belbroughton travel to Alvechurch and Hopwood tomorrow.
CHADDESLEY Corbett struggled with the bat as they went down by eight wickets at Harvington in Division Three.
Having been put in, Chaddesley, who entertain Harborne 3rds tomorrow, were dismissed for just 76 with only Simon Robinson (20) and Sam Boden (18) making double figures.
Johannes Venter did the majority of damage for the home side, returning superb figures of 6-13 whilst Jamie Anderson (2-18), James Towey (1-14) and Steve McKelvie (1-0) also struck.
Chris Mole (1-13) and David Perry (1-14) picked up a couple of wickets as second placed Harvington replied but they had little difficulty in easing to victory at 77-2 in the 21st over.
AVONCROFT warmed up for tomorrow's Division Four top of the table home clash against Ross on Wye with a seven-wicket success at Old Vigornians on Saturday.
Captain David James was the star of the show for the leaders, who hold an 11 point lead over second placed Ross on Wye, with an unbeaten 131 as they reached victory after 35 overs.
James had decided to bowl first earlier in the day and it proved a good decision as they dismissed the hosts for 181 with Paul Athey starring.
He took 6-21 and received good support from Adam Rodway (2-20) and Ian Carpenter (1-23) with only Philip O'Neill (68) offering stubborn resistance.
The hosts did make an early breakthrough as Avoncroft began their reply but that brought James to the middle and he he completely dominated the attack to ease his side home at 183-3.
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