The Folks’s Park aspect slumped to 168 all out when chasing the Watsonians whole of 205, making it eight consecutive defeats for the house aspect.
Bester stated: “We simply can’t go on having 5 wickets down for 50 odd each week.
Stoneywood-Dyce captain Lennard Bester has vowed to make sweeping adjustments amongst his misfiring prime order batsmen for Saturday’s sport with Stewarts Melville.
“I will likely be pushing up batsmen who can stick round.
“Other than Ewan Davidson (75) and Andrew McLaren (35) our batting was abysmal.
“We did properly sufficient within the area, though as soon as once more we dropped catches together with Scotland all-rounder Oli Hairs.
“We’re higher than this.”
Hairs was a standout, as as soon as once more one participant proved to be the downfall of Stoneywood-Dyce. The Edinburgh aspect’s opener scored 65 from 43 balls earlier than occurring to take 5 wickets for 28.
The house aspect did properly to get well from the early blitz of runs from Hairs which noticed Watsonians race to 70 from the primary seven overs. The spin assault of Du Preez and George Ninan curtailed the onslaught, enabling them to limit the guests to 205.
Wickets shortly fell in Stoneywood-Dyce’s reply and at 59 for 5 appeared set for a drubbing however have been saved by a partnership of 102 between Davidson and McLaren which gave hope of a victory however dashed by Hairs.
The return to type by 20-year-old Davidson was welcomed by Bester.
“We are able to construct on his effort. He was simply magnificent,” he added.
Elsewhere, Heriots’ cruise to the Jap Premier title continued at Goldenacre the place they have been 156-run winners in opposition to RH Corstorphine, whereas the excellent news for the Folks’s Park trustworthy was the ten wicket defeat suffered by backside aspect Arbroath United by the hands of second positioned Forfarshire, making it close to sure that the Angus aspect would be the aspect to be relegated from the highest membership league.
The highest of the NE Championship battle for promotion took one other twist at Mannofield the place Huntly beat Aberdeenshire by 4 wickets, enabling Meigle to take over the management of this best league with 4 video games remaining within the season.
They ran out 136-run winners over 2nd Stoneywood-Dyce, regardless of a gutsy 67 from Michael Louw, the Folks’s Park captain.