Hambledons Mens Indoor B team endured a dramatic last ball defeat to XII Men in their latest indoor match in the South East Hants Indoor League at the Fareham Leisure Centre..
After being asked to bat first the Dons were indebted to captain Mark Le-Clercq who scored 36n/o out and Kyle Shinn 21 out of the final score of 93-5 from their 12 overs.
In reply the opposition slumped to 4-2 and 40-4 after fine bowling from Lewis Le-Clercq 2-25. The last over started with the XIIth Men requiring 9 to win with their last pair at the wicket at the crease after 3 run outs from JJ Brown !!
A fine over from Kyle Shinn came down to the last ball with the scores level..The batsmen edged the ball to the back corner where JJ Brown once more ran the batsmen out with a sharp throw to the captain at the bowlers end who took the bails off to start the celebrations from the Dons team only to find out that the umpires had given one run for the ball hitting the wall before the run out took place thus giving the opposition a 1wkt victory in a thrilling match.