MATCH winning partnership between Manny Gurung and Gareth Dobson gave Amesbury victory at Sparsholt.

Sparsholt seconds went into bat first, losing two wickets in the first ten overs.

Richard Vaughn clocked up a score of 57 runs as the hosts were all out for 161.

After tea, Sparsholt bowler Ali Haider made light work of the Amesbury top order, taking four wickets in his first five overs.

Amesbury were 57 for seven, chasing the target of 161, which looked to be an uphill struggle.

But with the reliable pairing of Gurung and Dobson at the crease, they slowly moved closer to their target, knocking up 106 runs between them to secure victory.