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Frome bounce back with home victory

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Sat. 25th May. West of England Premier Cricket League – WEPL Somerset 2019 Frome 1st XI 167-9 Wembdon 106 all out.

Frome bounced back from last week’s disappointment with a 61-run victory at home. 

After winning the toss, Frome decided to bat. Openers P Sanger (12) and Lett (13) gave Frome a stable platform before losing both men in quick succession. Brothers S Croker (21) and R Croker (8) were next to face the Wembdon bowlers. After losing R Croker Frome were in trouble, but a 70-run partnership between S Croker and Veal (39) helped Frome to reach a competitive score of 167. 

It was the Frome bowlers who secured the win, with impressive figures from R Croker (4-19) and N Dredge (3-7). Damage was also done by M Sanger (1-21), Wheeler (1-25) and Barton (1-29) which brought Frome back to their winning ways. 

The result was Frome 1st XI 167 for 9 off 50 overs, Wembdon 1st XI 106 all out off 34.1 overs 

This success brought Frome up to second in the league with Frome to host top of the table Chard 1st XI on Saturday at 12.30pm.

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