Premier League Cricket Ammanford (127-8) lost to Bridgend (128-2) by nine wickets
7:00am Wednesday 4th July 2012 in Sport
AMMANFORD’Sroller-coaster Premier League season took a steep downward dip when they lost by nine wickets at Bridgend on Saturday.
Arain-delayed start reduced thematch to 34 overs making the toss a crucial one.
Ammanford lost it and were put in to bat.
OpenerMatthewFisher was dismissed for 24, Ammanford were already in deep trouble on 34 for three.
Wickets continued to fall regularly, AndrewSalter providing the only resistance.
When he was out for 45 with the score on 100 for eight, Mike Reed (24no) and Gareth Slade (11no) sawAmmanford end on 127 for eight.
Bridgend’s left arm spinner Nick Davies took four for 30 while former Glamorgan paceman AndrewDavies picked up two for seven.
Ammanford started their defence well enough, dismissing Glamorgan’s Will Bragg with 25 on the board.
But there it ended. Bradley Waldon rode his luck to lead the Bridgend response, supported by Ben Wright. When Wright was dismissed for 26, the scores were equal, and Waldon carried his bat with 83 to pass the Ammanford total for the loss of two wickets.
The defeat tumbled Ammanford down to sixth in the league. Next week they entertain Sully at the Park.