CRICKET: Tew rock bottom after latest thrashing

Curtly Slatter top-scored for Great & Little Tew

Curtly Slatter top-scored for Great & Little Tew

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Great & Little Tew suffered their third successive heavy defeat with a 153-run thrashing at Finchampstead to hit rock bottom in Serious Cricket Home Counties Premier League Division 2.

Following a seven-wicket reverse against leaders Reading and an 87-run loss to Amersham, Tew’s attack were smashed to all parts as the hosts racked up 285-9 from 58 overs after electing to bat.

Opener Dan Lincoln followed in the footsteps of Finchampstead’s Bruce Fried-richs by taking a century off the Tew bowling with 116, while Harry Stephens weighed in with 69.

It was only the efforts of Matthew Clark (4-36), which prevented Tew receiving a bigger battering.

The visitors were then rolled over for 132, losing five wickets for one run at one stage.

Curtly Slatter (42) top-scored and Clark made 34, while Max Uttley (3-22) and Tipene Friday (3-38) were the chief destroyers.

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