CRICKET: Twells is a big hit to see Revesby home

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Revesby continued their impressive start to the new season when they beat opponents Heighington - and the bad weather - last weekend.

The match went ahead after a significant but necessary delay due to early afternoon rain which led to a reduced 24-overs-a-side contest.

Captain R Jeffery won the toss and put Heighington into bat under overcast skies. A strong

cross-wind adding to the less than desirable batting conditions.

Heighington were in trouble with J Lewis taking three quick wickets and assisting in a run out from mid-off, off the bowling of S May, leaving the score at 1-4.

The next few overs saw the score move steadily along to 30 before the fifth wicket fell, D Orrey being dismissed by D Hunt for an innings top score of 16.

R Tupholme was then bowled as he looked to increase the tempo and the innings ended with the visitors scoring 51–7 from their 24 overs.

In reply, Revesby soon lost an early wicket as R. Knight was bowled by D Petorious without troubling the scorers.

M Twells came to the crease and along with Jeffery, took the score along to 41 before Jeffery was caught at deep gully for 15.

However, Twells saw Revesby over the line after 11 overs with an aggressive and quick fire unbeaten 36 which included two sixes and two fours.

It was a promising start to their home campaign for Revesby whose next match is tough-looking test at Morton who were in the Premier Division last season.