Montgomery 112-2 beat Shrewsbury IIIs 111-9 by eight wickets

MONTGOMERY made light work of bottom of the table Shrewsbury IIIs to maintain their promotion drive.

Harry Wilkinson (2-19) reduced the Shrews to 1-2 early on before Alex Bromley (1-23) bowled Steve Froggatt (12).

Stephen Pym and Ritesh Grandhi formed a 32 run fourth wicket stand before Pym was caught by Rowan Currie-Jones off Aaron Ruff-Cock (1-23) for 35.

Grandhi’s run out by Bromley for 31 sparked a collapse as Ed Bennett (2-20) and Sam Williams (2-8) completed the Shrews demise for 111.

Andrew Barker (27no) carried his bat in reply with Tom Corfield (17) and Ieuan Griffiths (13) chipping in before being joined by Ruff-Cock (31no) in an unbroken 43 run third wicket stand