Welshpool 161 all out lost to Harpers 164-4 by six wickets

WELSHPOOL suffered a losing start to their Henshalls Shropshire League Three campaign with a six wicket defeat at Harpers.

Pool opened their innings brightly with Paul Chapman (24) and Nick Davies (23) opening before Dan Chodecki (40) top scored.

However Sunil John (5-46) and Devi Patnaik (2-22) dominated the bowling attack and despite the tail end resistance of Robert Anderson (18no) the visitors were all out for just 161.

Rama Bammidi (58no) and Amrut Raut (45) guided Harpers to 164-4 and victory in reply with Anderson (2-44) leading the Pool attack.