SULLY Cricket Club defeated table toppers Sudbrook by one wicket in a thrilling encounter on Saturday.

Losing the toss the Spartans fielded first with Dilmon Jacob taking 3 for 41 ably assisted by Andrew Davies 2 for 26 and Sathish Kumar 2 for 31.

Ewan Thomas and Saneesh Chander finished off the innings taking a wicket a piece, but by this time league leaders Sudbrook had reached 241 so the Spartans would need to put on a controlled batting display.

In reply Rasel Ahmed and Saeed Ali opened brightly putting on 30 for the first wicket, but the winning partnership was that between Dilmon Jacob with a superb 94 and Roshid Ahmed 31 of 150.

Wickets then fell gradually and the 9th batsmen was out with the score at 238 with 4 runs still needed. Newbie Abul Khan then took caution to the wind and hit the winning runs ended a good day for Sully winning by the smallest of margins.

Sudbrook 241 all out

Dilmon Jacob 3 for 41

Andrew Davies 2 for 26

Sathish Kumar 2 for 31

Sully CC 242 for 9

Dilmon Jacob 94

Roshid Ahmed 31