WEST Malvern secured an emphatic nine-wicket victory over Hallow Taverners in Worcestershire County League Division Four.
Batting first, Hallow set a below-par target of 173-8 from their allotted 50 overs, with opener and skipper Dave Pugh (80) top scoring.
Fergus Neve (3-20) was pick of the bowlers for Malvern who made light work of their run chase.
Opener Philip Chaundy (93) set the tone before Peter Gurr (40no) and Will Jones (30no) pushed Malvern to 175-1 in the 32nd over.
Malvern entertain Astwood Bank Thirds on Saturday.