Maddy hold his nerve as Bears win thriller
The Warwickshire Bears claimed a thrilling 6 wicket victory over the Derbyshire Falcons thanks to Darren Maddy who smashed 17 off the last over to seal the victory.
Set a total of 149 to chase for victory the Bears got off to a poor start losing Neil Carter (2) and Ian Bell (2) inside the first 4 overs.
Despite the early loses Jonathan Trott (44) and Jim Troughton (44) shared a 3rd wicket partnership of 66 to put the Bears in control before Maddy’s heroics.
Early, having been put into bat by the Bears the Falcons reached 148-7 thanks to Greg Smith (30) Garry Pack (28) and John Sadler (38).