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Potters Bar downed by Burnham
3:40pm Thursday 6th September 2012 in Sport
Potters Bar remain just above the relegation zone in Home Counties Premier League Division One after losing by 18 runs against Burnham.
Bar were put into the field but the bowlers worked hard to dismiss Burnham for 176 from 63.2 overs.
The wickets were shared among the bowlers with Tim Phillips (four for 29) doing the majority of the damage. There were two wickets apiece for Marc Milligan and Daniel Pascoe, while Tanweer Sikandar and Salman Choudhry both took one each.
Potters Bar started well with the bat as openers James Kettleborough (22) and Antony Keely (49) put on 67 for the first wicket.
However, when James Kettleborough was dismissed the batting order collapsed with only Phillips (23), Milligan (14) and Chris Swainland (20) making double figures.
Bar were bowled out for 158, 18 runs short of their target.
The wickets were shared among two Burnham bowlers, with Sajid Aziz (five for 89) and Aftab Khan (five for 55) working their way through the Bar order.