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skittle

1. a wooden or plastic pin, typically widest just above the base
2. a bowling game in which players knock over as many skittles as possible by rolling a wooden ball at them
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Bersham were all out for 234 (Dave Blower 88, Neil Thomas 74, Lee Thomas 5-46), but Brian Walker took 5-32 and Gareth Evans 3-22 as they skittled the visitors for 125 (Aled Hughes 40).
Adam Doyle hit 113 as third-placed Hawarden Park's 295-9 was too much for visitors Brymbo 3rds, who were skittled for 147.
Town in reply were skittled for just 110 with Ian Jones bagging five wickets, and Tom Davies and Dai Lewis claiming two apiece.
Gareth Hughes was the star for the Cavaliers as he bagged 7-31, while Neath were skittled for 67.
Gary Pope took seven for 17 and Philip Head three for 23 as the visitors were skittled for 40 inside 16 overs.
Strugglers Dyffryn never threatened in reply as they were condemned to their eighth loss of the season having been sKittled for just 144.
It was a bad day all round for Welshpool, with the club's second string humbled by five wickets against Wem after being skittled for 45 in the reserve division.
The bowlers did the damage as they skittled their hosts out for just 23, in reply to 171.
Batting first, Aberystwyth were skittled out for only 106 in 37 overs, Andy Price 31 their only notable contribution with the bat.
The pair, who came together with Sri Lanka wobbling on 14 for two, extended their partnership to 306 - a lead of 137 runs with the Proteas skittled out for just 169.
DALE Steyn took five for 23 as South Africa skittled out India for 76 before lunch on the opening day of the second Test in Ahmedabad.
Last week the Fugitives were skittled out for 50 by Rogerstone, but this time they piled up 254 for four with David Adams making a great 111 not out, skipper Andrew Bartlett got 68 and Matthew Evans 39.