Robson and Anderson fire Muston to final win

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Veterans Phil Robson and Barry Anderson led Muston to a resounding 104-run win in Wednesday’s Atlas Ward Structures Cup final against Flamborough.

The division A leaders put Muston in to bat after winning the toss in the final at Staxton.

Robson hammered a superb unbeaten 67, including four fours and four sixes, as Muston posted 134-4 from their 20 overs.

Fellow opener Phil Marr was the first wicket to fall, for 24, when he was clean-bowled by young spinner Luke Dixon in the 12th over.

Mike Tate took two wickets in two balls to give Flamborough hope of pegging back the Muston batsmen, but Robson carried on hitting the ball to all parts, hitting a six in the 17th, 18th and 19th overs to help his side to a sizeable total.

The Flamborough run-chase got off to the worst possible start as they slipped to 11-4 after just five overs thanks to deadly bowling from South African slow bowler Anderson (5-8 from five overs) and teenage spinner Brandon Horsfall (3-11 from five overs).

No Flamborough batsmen showed any form as they eventually slipped to 30 all out from the first ball of the 13th over, Scott and Kyle Orange taking a wicket each to mop up the tail.

Robson was presented with the man of the match award by Atlas Ward Structures deputy managing director Simon Barnes, who also presented the cup to winning captain Marr, as well as individual trophies to the two sets of players.

Muston 134-4 (P Robson 67no, P Marr 24, M Tate 2-45, L Dixon 2- 28) beat Flamborough 30 all out (B Anderson 5-8, B Horsfall 3-11) by 104 runs.