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Battle for second goes down to the wire
3:00pm Thursday 29th August 2013 in Local
WITH one more weekend of the season left second-placed Chaddesley Corbett have only a three-point lead over Cleobury Mortimer in Worcestershire Division Four.
Matthew Yardley hit 90 runs as Corbett were bowled out for 204 after being put into bat by Halesowen.
The hosts were then restricted to 173-9, with David Perry taking four wickets.
Meanwhile, Mortimer beat Barnards Green by four wickets.
Green made 263-7 but James Manley inspired his side’s victory with 109 not out as Cleobury hit 264-6 in reply.
Chaddesley will be aiming to beat Bromsgrove at home to seal second-spot and promotion, while Cleobury entertain West Malvern (both 1pm start).
Cutnall Green had to settle for a losing draw against Netherton.
The Black Country team had made 185 all out, with Green making 157-9 in reply.
They complete their Division Six campaign at Ombersley on Saturday (1pm).
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