Top notch bowling action puts Inverurie on track for big win

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Solid bowling work helped Inverurie to a nine-wicket victory over Queens X/Stoneywood/Dyce on Sunday.

Inverurie won the toss and asked their oponents to bat first on a rather wet wicket following the rain of the previous week.

The Inverurie bowling was tight and wickets tumbled at regular intervals.

QX/S’wood/Dyce

105 all out (36.1 overs)

Main scorers - A McLean 30; R Williams 24; A Berry 20

Bowling for Inverurie - G Coutts 3 - 10; J Moore 3 - 18; G Hadden 3 - 33; J Jessiman 1 - 30

Inverurie

107 for 1 (27 overs)

Main scorers - M Strachan 63 not out; G Hadden 26

Bowling for QX/S’wood/Dyce - R Taylor 1 - 27

Highlights of the game were a spectacular diving one handed catch by Gary Coutts fielding at square leg and a blitz on the bowling by Mark Strachan, smashing five sixes in the last few overs to finish the game off in style.