Thame 1sts suffer first defeat in 20 league matches

Mike-Higgs1Thame’s 1st XI finally lost on Saturday 14th, after 19 unbeaten league matches stretching back into 2014, when they fell to a 6-wicket defeat away to Shipton-under-Wychwood.

Put into bat on a wet wicket, Thame’s batsmen struggled as they lost wickets regularly. Only Captain Higgs (58) and Garg (43) were able to get going as the side were dismissed for a below-par 177. On a drying wicket, Shipton scored more freely as Hemming, with 63 not out, led the way. Higgs (pictured right) took 3 wickets but Shipton eased over the line in 38 overs for the loss of 4 wickets. Thame travel to Horspath on Saturday 21st.



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