The Grayshott Chargers went down to defeat in their final I’Anson League match of the season against the Farncombe Fernettes.

In the blazing sun, the Chargers won the toss and elected to bat.

First pair Sonia and Susie, batting together for the first time, faced some great bowling and scored 14, losing one wicket.

Next up, Nicky and Nikkie, also batting together for the first time added 14 without loss.

Third pair Sophie and Cadence tried hard to find the gaps in the field, with Cadence finding the boundary four times, but some excellent bowling and fielding took four wickets from the pair, to add two to the score.

Fourth pair Al and Jennie added four runs, losing two wickets, and the final pair Trace and Patsy produced some fine shots and ran a few twos, but the loss of four wickets meant a net score of minus three.

The Chargers finished on a net score of 249.

The Chargers knew they had their work cut out and some tight fielding and bowling kept the run rate low to keep them in contention.

However, the Chargers weren’t able to rack up the wickets to reduce the score, and the Fernettes finished on a net score of 299 to win the match and confirm their position as winners of Group B.

After the match, the Chargers enjoyed a bottle of fizz, kindly given by the Fernettes.

The Chargers’ player of the match was Sophie for her excellent bowling and hard work in the field.