CRICKET: Bowlers keep Wiltshire in with a chance

Wiltshire's Tahir Afridi took three wickets in Devon's second innings at Devizes yesterday

Wiltshire's Tahir Afridi took three wickets in Devon's second innings at Devizes yesterday

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WILTSHIRE'S bowlers struck back to give the home side a slender chance of ekeing out a victory rom their Unicorns Championship Western Division clash with Devon at Devizes yesterday.

Resuming at 61-1 in reply to Devon's 311 all out in the first innings, Wiltshire were dismissed for 205 in 74.5 overs, opener Jayden Levitt scoring 52 and all-rounder Ashur Morrison 47.

Josh Bess took 5-45 for the visitors, who started their second innings with a useful lead of 106.

But led by the bowling of Tahir Afridi and Jake Roberts, who both took 3-40, Wiltshire had their opponents at 140-7 by stumps on day two.

First-innings centurion Max Curtis scored 41 for Devon, who led by 246 heading into the final day.

NEWS FROM DAY THREE OF THE MATCH AT DEVIZES AT GAZETTEANDHERALD.CO.UK/SPORT AND WILTSHIRETIMES.CO.UK/SPORT AND REACTION & PICTURES IN THIS WEEK'S GAZETTE & HERALD AND WILTSHIRE TIMES

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