Bishops Castle 68 all out lost to Ellesmere 69-0 by nine wickets

BISHOPS Castle crashed to an emphatic nine wicket defeat at home to second division title chasers Ellesmere to remain in relegation danger.

Jonathan Price (21), Richard Powell (19) and Satch Norton (12no) led Castle to just 68 to defend with George Duncan (3-12) and Joe Austin (3-13) starring for Mere.

Jean-Pierre Erasmus (52no) and Jon Mitchell (19no) carried their bats in reply to guide Mere to glory without the loss of a wicket inside just eight overs.