24th Sep, 2020

Rhodes shines with bat and ball as Barnards Green settle for losing draw

BARNARDS Green had to settle for a losing draw in their Birmingham League Division One clash against Shifnal.

Shifnal opted to bat after winning the toss where they posted 311-6.

Shropshire all-rounder Ross Aucott hit 92 not out, Ed Beard scored 84 and Steve Leach opened with 65 as the visitors set a daunting target.

George Rhodes took 3-64 for Green who finished well short on 223-8 in reply.

Rhodes top scored with 64.

Green travel to bottom-of-the-table Wellington on Saturday.

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