Winslow come unstuck against Fudge in final

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A poor batting performance from Winslow Town XI was the difference as they suffered a 52-run defeat against Cairns Fudge in the Telegraph Cup Final.

Town skipper Glyn Davies won the toss and invited Cairns to bat first, which appeared to be the right call with Callum Price and Jamie Litherland bowling well.

Litherland made the first breakthrough when he bowled Gleave before Price took the important wicket of Anderson-Elliott.

Carins’ third-wicket partnership took advantage of Winslow’s dropped catches as Smith made 42.

However, following the drinks break wickets began to tumble despite catches continuing to be spilled.

The leg-spin of Fenton Price (4-30) removed the middle and lower order while Greg Wise (2-20) and Price (2-41) also bowled well to restrict Cairns to 148 all out.

The Winslow reply began badly when James Gaskins was bowled for a duck before a series of dismissals left Town in deep trouble at 23-5.

Price and David Wise began a fightback and put on 39 for the sixth-wicket to reach 85-6.

But Winslow’s lower-order were wiped away for just 13 runs as Steve Shaw took 4-33 and Cairns were victorious.