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2nd XI vs Braunton – 7th May 2011

Bradninch were a man short away to Braunton, but had enough firepower to win a tense game by four runs.

Andy Nicholls (52) and Rob Acton (35) put on 53 to get Bradninch going and with Derrick Foan chipping in with 23 they reached 157 for eight.

Braunton ran into early trouble against Phil Chappell (3-34) and Lukas Fencl (5-45) with Mark Mitchell (22) have the best of a sorry set of scores in a running total of 76 for seven.

Walid Iqbal (48) and Wayne Manning (24) led a rearguard action which took Braunton up to 140 for nine.

Bradninch were relieved to see the back of Chris Bridgen (17) as he and Iqbal had the target down to five to win.

Bradninch (18 points) 157 for 8 (A. Nichols 52, R. Acton 35, D. Foan 23no; L. Fencl 5-45) beat

Braunton (7 points) 153 AO (W. Iqbal 48*, W. Manning 24; D. Crocombe 3-23) by 4 runs