NEYLAND A secured two victories in the Pembrokeshire Indoor Cricket League on Saturday, November 21.

In the first game of the day they beat Johnston before later going on to beat Neyland C.

Johnston (48-4) lost to Neyland (49-2)

Noah Davies and Hafiz Farooq opened the batting for Johnston but it wasn’t long before the first wicket fell as Patrick Bellerby bowled Davies on a score of 4.

Soon after, Farooq followed him back as he was caught by Nathan Banner off the bowling of Bellerby without scoring.

Geno Cleal and Josh Hicks looked to steady the innings as they shared 16 runs for the third wicket.

Sean Hannon then stepped in to bowl Hicks on a score of 7 and shortly after Henry Durrant had Cleal caught by Ashley Sutton.

That saw two new batsmen at the crease but Mark Hicks and Gethin Bateman were able to see out the remainder of Johnston’s overs.

Hicks was unbeaten on 4 while Bateman finished not out on 12 as Neyland were set 49 to win.

Patrick Bellerby finished with figures of 2-9 for the home side.

In reply, Henry Durrant fell early as he was caught by Cleal off the bowling of Noah Davies on a score of 4.

Sean Hannon and Ashley Sutton then shared 38 runs for the second wicket to take Neyland within touching distance of their target.

Hannon made 13 but he was then caught by Bateman off the bowling of Davies who had a good return of 2-15 from his overs.

Sutton and Nathan Banner then saw the home side over the line with Sutton finishing unbeaten on 22.

Neyland A (149-3) beat Neyland C (74-AO)

In their second game of the day, Neyland earned another convincing win.

Nick Koomen and Patrick Bellerby got the A side off to a flying start with both retiring before returning later on.

Henry Durrant was then caught by Ben Milson off the bowling of Nathan Sutton and soon after Milson ran out Sutton.

Nathan Banner was next to add to the score as he made 25 before retiring.

Koomen returned to the crease and he took his score to 37 before he was caught and bowled by Rhys Power.

Bellerby was also put back in and he finished unbeaten on 38.

Sean Hannon was also not out on 19 at the end as they gave their opponents a tough target to chase.

Neyland C’s reply did not get off to the best of starts as they lost Nathan Sutton when he was caught by Henry Durrant off the bowling of Ashley Sutton.

Sutton then had Rhys Power caught by Nick  Koomen.

Callum Power made 14 before he was run out by Nathan Banner.

Sutton then had caught and bowled Sam Laugharne as the C team’s task got even harder.

Ben Milson did make a good score of 39 but he was later ran out by Sean Hannon.

Another run out from Koomen sealed the win.