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Nairn County VS Fochabers (10/7/2016) RESERVES

Match ReportsPosted by Tom Green Mon, July 25, 2016 15:23:08

Fochabers 162-5
C. Campbell 82

Jason Brandsma 2-22

Nairn County 167-2
Alex Green 100*
Martin Bronkhorst 39

N. Dickson 2-34

Nairn continued their unbeaten run in the NOSCA Reserve League with a victory over Fochabers last Sunday at the Nairn Links. Nairn were put into bowl at the toss and started off the innings strongly and only conceded 42 runs in the opening 20 overs. Fochabers then settled into the match and started to go after the Nairn bowling attack which resulted in the visitors scoring 162 runs for the loss of only 5 wickets. The pick of the Nairn bowlers was Jason Brandsma who two wickets for 22 runs in his spell.

After the break Nairn got off to a good start but lost a wicket in the 5th over. Nairn then responded positively to the loss with Captain Alex Green and Martin Bronkhorst putting on a 119 run partnership to put Nairn in a position to win the game. The partnership was eventually broken when Bronkhorst was caught on 39. Alex Green continued to have a good day with the bat and ended up scoring his first Nairn century to win the game for Nairn. Nairn’s juniors played a major part in the game with Jason Brandsma and Shane Hayward taking wickets.



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