St Cross Symondians wrecked troubled Bashley (Rydal) with a six-wicket return, setting up an easy win for the defending SPL Premier champions.
Bashley (Rydal) picked up some much-needed points as they strive to avoid relegation, but rain cut short what looked like a march to victory.
New Milton are adrift at the bottom of the table after a nine-wicket loss to Basingstoke & North Hants.
In a battle between the two lowest-placed sides in the league, New Milton returned to losing ways despite a decent showing against Hambledon.
Lymington thrash local rivals Totton & Eling by 123 runs to move up three places to seventh.
A heroic last-wicket stand from New Milton Cricket Club’s Lewis Naylor and Lihan Laubscher led to a narrow four-run win.
LYMINGTON declared with one ball left after a masterful ton by Conor Moors, but their greatly improved display was not enough to triumph.
New Milton suffered its fifth defeat in a row after Portsmouth’s eight-wicket win.
Bashley (Rydal)’s Brad Currie tore through the Lymington batting order with the second-best bowling figures in ECB Southern Premier League history.
After taking back-to-back wins, hopes were high when Lymington bowled South Wilts for 204 runs, but a batting collapse left them 122 runs shy.
New Milton Cricket Club’s match ends in fourth defeat in as many games
A 51-run eighth wicket stand rescued Sway from the jaws of defeat as visitors Parley were bowled out for a paltry 114.
Lymington had a tough day at home to second-placed Burridge but a gutsy performance with both bat and ball saw Lymo home by 42 runs.
In one of New Milton’s worst days, no batter scored more than six runs in succumbing to an eight-wicket defeat to Hook & Newnham Basics.
With their highest-ever SPL total, a dominant Lymington overwhelmed Hampshire Academy after posting 409-6 at the Ageas Bowl nursery ground.