Unbeaten double century for Josh

July 28 2022

Josh Stevenson scored a record 227 not out for Pucklechurch CC

 Josh Stevenson scored a record 227 not out for Pucklechurch CC

JOSH Stevenson cracked a record-breaking unbeaten 227 for Pucklechurch as they beat Abbots Leigh by 182 runs in Division Five of the Martin Berrill Sports Bristol & District League.

The opener faced 140 balls, and hit 38 fours and three sixes, en route to the highest individual score in the league this season, as well as a Pucklechurch record, overtaking club legend Steve Toghill’s previous mark of 203 not out.

Stevenson shared a partnership of 220 with captain Ryan Watts (69) in a total of 370-3 from 40 overs, after losing the toss at home. 

Dave Bartlett then finished with 4-25 as Abbots Leigh’s reply wilted to 188.