26th Feb, 2020

Hanley Castle & Upton fall to 119-run defeat at Martley

Craig Gibbons 11th Jun, 2018

HANLEY Castle & Upton remain in the Worcestershire County League Division Three relegation zone after falling to a crushing 119-run defeat at Martley.

Martley set an imposing target of 324-8 from their allocated 50 overs, with the help of 71 extras which featured 64 wides.

James Ganderton (59) was the highest scoring batsman.

Although Hanley gave it a good go in response, they were limited to 205-9 after 50 overs.

Lower order batsman Grant Mathews (49) top scored.

Hanley travel to bottom-of-the-table Malvern on Saturday.

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