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Cricket - Wiltshire County Cricket Club
Written by Sport4Salisbury Reporter   
Thursday, 22 June 2017 09:22

WILTSHIRE County Cricket Club finally kicked off their Unicorns County Championship Western Division campaign beating Dorset over three days at Corsham by more than 200 runs.

The county side, whose opening fixture was washed out, won the toss and elected to bat.

They made 442 for six wickets in their 90 overs - the innings dominated by Steve Bullen, who on his home ground, scored a magnificent 201.

He enjoyed partnerships of 57 with Ed Young (24), 118 with Jake Goodwin (47), and finally a record-breaking 210 with Jake Lintott, who contributed 103. This stand was the county's best for the fourth wicket in the championship.

Dorset fought hard to get on terms, but with no player scoring more than 40, were all out in the 80th over for 232. Tahir Afridi took 2-39, Joe King 2-37, Jake Lintott 3-90 and Jake Goodwin 2-22.

Despite having a lead of 210, Wiltshire did not enforce the follow-on in the high temperatures, but instead went for quick runs and eventually declared at 196-9. Wadworth man of the match Steve Bullen scored 75, Patrick Grieshaber 30, and Neil Clark 31 as Jiger Naik took 7-46.

This left Dorset ten overs on the second day and all the third day to amass 407 for victory.

Although Luke Webb scored a useful 69, his side were all out for 188 as Jake Lintott took 6-60 and Ed Young 2-37 to give Wiltshire victory by 218 runs. (Points: Wiltshire 24 Dorset 4).

Wiltshire's next championship match is on July 2-4, away to last year's champions Berkshire at Falkland Cricket Club, Newbury. Play is scheduled to start at 11am each day.

Last Updated on Thursday, 22 June 2017 10:03
 

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