Ensbey helps set up victory

Souths fast bowler Jake Frame flies into action.
Souths fast bowler Jake Frame flies into action. Lynne Mowbray

WITH Harwood master blaster Geoff Simmons and elegant opening partner Ben McMahon back in the sheds, all of a sudden South Services found themselves in the box seat early on day one.

And things could have got a whole lot worse for the reigning premiers if a controversial caught behind decision went the opposition's way.

It was a pivotal moment in the match and one that will be talked about for years to come.

Harwood number three Nathan Ensbey strolled to the crease with his side reeling at 2-39 and with just four runs to his name survived a confident caught behind appeal.

The South players went up as one, pleading with the umpire to raise his finger in what they believed was a thick outside edge, which thudded into Michael Fletcher's gloves.

Ensbey was given not out and went on to score a gritty 80 as he and Mark Ensbey combined for a 145-run match-winning partnership.

Topics:  cricket, geoff simmons, nathan ensbey, south services



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