Big-hitting Lichfield leave Stratford looking over their shoulders
STRATFORD’S fight to secure their Birmingham League status looks set to continue to the final week of the season after they suffered a 62-run defeat to Lichfield on Saturday.
Back-to-back Bank Holiday wins had opened a useful gap over the relegation zone in Division Three but the Panthers could not make it a hat-trick as visitors Lichfield produced two key partnerships to set a demanding target after reaching 283-5.
Stratford, who won the toss and elected to field, had the visitors at 18-1 and then 161-4 but Rich Taylor-Tibbott cut loose to hammer 95 off 49 deliveries.
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