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Malvern seal a morale-boosting victory
5:10pm Saturday 3rd September 2011 in Cricket
Kidderminster 132 all out, Malvern 135-1.
ANDREW Croft took 4-38 as his Malvern side beat Kidderminster Victoria in the Worcestershire League Division Two.
Batting first, Croft’s spell saw Kidderminster struggle to 132 all out in the 42nd over. Captain Anthony Arnold (2-18) took the other wickets to fall.
In reply, George Lacey (67 not out) and Arnold (53no) helped Malvern to victory in the 21st over, as they reached 135-1.
Charlie Lacey was the only Malvern batsman dismissed.
On Saturday, Malvern crashed to a five-wicket home league defeat to Belbroughton.
Luke Halion’s 57 helped Malvern reach 232-7 from their allotted 50 overs.
But Belbroughton were victorious with three balls to spare, as they finished with 236-5.