Wisbech v MCC opener

Wisbech Town, who play the MCC in the traditional season curtain-raiser today and tomorrow (11am start) at Harecroft Road, lost two cricket friendlies to neighbours Downham Market.

Wisbech 1sts lost with ten overs to spare and the Seconds also lost heavily.

Scores: Wisbech 1sts 204-3 (50 overs; Josh Bowers 52 ret, Gary Freear 50 ret) lost to Downham 205-4 (Alan Burton 1-13, Freear 1-36, Craig Johnson 1-41) by 6 wickets.

Wisbech 2nds 117 (Matt Esser 41) lost to Downham 118-5 (Zak Brown 2-13) by 5 wickets.