Confidence is starting to flow at an in-form Hastings Priory Cricket Club, according to first team coach Ian Gillespie.
Priory have won their last two games in convincing fashion to move within a point of the Sussex Division Two leaders.
At the moment we’re looking a very effective side and we’re playing with purpose.Ian Gillespie
Gillespie said: “We’ve played very nicely in the last two or three games and confidence has a lot to do with your performance. Confidence is much higher, which is really positive.
“At the moment we’re looking a very effective side and we’re playing with purpose. At the start of the season we had that same intent and same gameplan, but perhaps didn’t have the same confidence to go through with it.”
The top five teams are covered by just 11 points, and all of them have won four and lost two of their first six matches.
“It’s a fascinating division,” added Gillespie. “We’ve played half a dozen very well organised teams who know their own games and their strengths. You’ve got to be on top of your game, organised and play well as a team to get results.”
Priory will seek to make it four home wins out of four when they take on Ansty at Horntye Park tomorrow (Saturday). Joe Lamb is unavailable, but fellow opening batsman Joe Billings is set to return.
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