3rd’s promoted as champions after Straws shows his class

The 3rds went off to play the last game of the season at ‘home’ in Graves Park needing 7 points to secure the title. We firstly have to thank Norton Woodseats for letting us use the ground and for having 3 people there to help us get everything set up before the start.

Simmo made it in time to toss with the game being closer to work than Rossington the previous week. He duly lost the toss and we were inserted to bat on a deck which didn’t look fantastic. However any misgivings about the deck were soon put to rest as Straws and Alex Varley opened up and looked in no trouble at all.

Straws went off like a train hitting a flurry at boundaries including everyone’s favourite shot of the day a glorious on-drive off the opening bowler.

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