AVONCROFT were dealt a huge 155 run beating by Hereford side Bartestree and Lugwardine in Worcester County League Division Three.

Asked to chase down an imposing Bartestree total of 260 for eight, Avoncroft collapsed to 105 all out.

Only Craig Hughes made any impression with the bat by scoring 49 as Avoncroft were undone by the bowling of Ryan Trafell who took six for 20 while Marcus Ashcroft claimed three for 38.

Mark Wood had earlier taken three for 29 for Avoncroft as Bartestree built their total with solid batting throughout the order, Rauri Wargent making top score of 40.